<![CDATA[Gecko Hospitality: talent_showcase]]> https://TALENT.GECKOHOSPITALITY.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Director of Operations]]> Highly skilled and dedicated Director of Operations with a strong background in safety, security and problem solving. He has overseen full transition from one ownership group to another and helped create SOP's for a huge resort destination. Starting off as a security officer and corporal in his career he developed a love and passion for serving his community, hospitality and bringing a smile to families faces.

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Wed, 20 May 2020 00:00:00 EDT 1 https://talent.geckohospitality.com/images/talent/101097/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-FEFF9694-6653-3B72-9F78-C0F2B475777F.jpg
<![CDATA[Director of Marketing]]> As a rock star Marketing Guru, she started her career in Restaurant Operations, Sales & Marketing 10+ years ago and has been gaining professional growth year after year, never staying stagnant. She has successfully launched digital, print, and social media marketing campaigns across the Midwest in both restaurants and retail. As a Director of Marketing, she gets her company the PR and brand recognition in the market by staying on top of the latest trends and creative strategies. 

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Tue, 28 Sep 2021 00:00:00 EDT 1 https://talent.geckohospitality.com/images/talent/101097/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-C3C7A4B8-47FF-3DB2-A2CE-A0FDB8C12ABB.jpg
<![CDATA[General Manager]]> This Chicago-based fast-casual General Manager has continued to grow his career at some well-known high-volume brands. When working for one of the industry-leading QSR concepts in Chicago, he helped open the first 11 stores, growing the organization and training the team, instilling the importance of company culture and standards of the organization. He is a hands-on manager that prides himself on his experience in the industry with P&L reporting, budgeting, inventory, and building solid teams around him for success. He is ready to move into a concept where can focus all his time and talents on customer service, staff training, and running day-to-day operations for a  brand. He is looking for a company where he can prove himself and progress upward in his career to Multi-Unit Manager in the future.

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Tue, 16 Nov 2021 00:00:00 EST 1 https://talent.geckohospitality.com/images/talent/101097/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-654553ED-97A5-3D98-A7AA-EE1A259B0FF7.jpg
<![CDATA[Director of Restaurant Operations/Business Development]]> She comes with an extensive background in strategic planning & product development, team building, market recognition, along with creating & perfecting standard operating procedures. For the last 15+ years, in both the hospitality and technology industries, she has a proven track record of ensuring the success of start-ups, creating business models, and developing client relationship management. She is a true Rock Star, and a very passionate, goal-oriented professional with an abundance to offer to the overall success of a Restaurant Group!

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Tue, 16 Nov 2021 00:00:00 EST 1 https://talent.geckohospitality.com/images/talent/101097/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-2A2A7C78-5F01-3AFE-9070-0004A2BC4779.jpg
<![CDATA[High-Performing General Manager]]> High-Performing General Manager with 11+ years with one upscale brand with an annual sales volume of $15 MIL, supervising multiple concepts. He is customer-driven, a strong mentor & developer, and leads by example. A talented and results-oriented food management professional with over 20+ years of broad-based experience.  He is highly skilled at motivating staff to maximize productivity and control costs through effective use of manpower & has outstanding analytical skills and the leadership to develop trusting and profitable relationships.

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Wed, 22 Dec 2021 00:00:00 EST 1 https://talent.geckohospitality.com/images/talent/101097/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-D9C2493E-2075-3476-A011-F40C85227F4C.jpg
<![CDATA[Area Manager-Quick Service Restaurant]]> He is looking for a new environment and organization after spending the last 20 years running both corporate and franchise operations for a well-established Brand. His locations offer drive-thru at some locations, carryout and delivery at all, and full-service dining at some. He has won awards within his organization for his coaching and development of others, as well as running excellent financials. He is extremely knowledgeable and has a proven track record of exceeding expectations and goals in his district. He has won multiple awards over his career, including company-wide District Manager of the year back to back (2015 & 2016).

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<![CDATA[Restaurant District Manager]]> Fast-casual District Manager leading his team, which consists of 10 units in the western suburbs and downtown Chicago. His restaurants continually rank inside the top 15% of all national units since 2015. He has been tasked with the entire market rollout of predictive ordering system initiatives for the Chicago area. He has grown company revenues year over year in catering and school lunch programs over his time in a place as the District Manager.

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021 00:00:00 EDT 1 https://talent.geckohospitality.com/images/talent/101097/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-63A83A6A-5039-3703-B896-3B4BDA375D3D.jpg
<![CDATA[Executive Chef]]> A dedicated, creative, and national award-winning Executive Chef in Chicago with 20+ years of experience in upscale French and Italian concepts. She has designed, operated, and overseen up to three (3) kitchens at once within her group. Starting off her career with Charlie Trotter's, this candidate brings the total package from a culinary leadership standpoint in Chicago!

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Tue, 21 Sep 2021 00:00:00 EDT 1 https://talent.geckohospitality.com/images/talent/101097/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-8C5C5254-190E-3856-9402-92095AA380A1.jpg