Marty Tarabar started with Gecko Hospitality in 2005. Since
then his office has placed over 1500 managers and chefs in restaurants and
hotels. He owes his success to a great recruiting team; Jacob Tarabar handles
Arkansas and Delaware, Steve Kratz and Dayna Tarabar handle Colorado, Tara
Gates and Kirsty Burton handle Iowa and Nebraska, Bob Backus and Matt Orlow
handle Eastern Pennsylvania, Karen Kern is our Executive Hotel Recruiter.
Like most of our Franchise Partners, Marty started in the
business washing dishes at the local diner, which financed his many travels.
a Boy Scout, he visited Japan, Israel and crossed the United States twice
before the age of 17.
In college Marty joined a regional seafood chain called
Seafood Shanty and quickly rose to a District Manager position shortly after
graduating. Since then Marty has worked for Bennigan's, The Office and Charlie
Brown's, TGI Friday's and Applebee's as a General Manager, Training General
Manager and a District Manager. Marty also worked as a Food Service Manager for
Genuardi Family Markets, a division of Safeway and was a guest speaker at the
National Home Meal Replacement Seminar in Atlanta, Georgia.
After many years on the road, Marty and his wife, Jill,
settled in beautiful Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where they are enjoying the
life of empty nesters. Since making his
final career change Marty has much more time to devote to many activities
with his synagogue. He is a lifetime Red Cross Blood Donor (8 gallons donated
so far) and regularly volunteers his cooking skills for charitable events.
About Gecko Hospitality
Since 2000, Gecko Hospitality and its dedicated Franchise Partners and Recruiters throughout the United States have been pioneers in the hospitality recruiting industry. The value that Gecko Hospitality provides to its Clientele is evident in the advanced networking and technology skills our professional recruiters possess in identifying qualified restaurant professionals.
Our national network consists of 37 regional offices that are driven to meet the needs of the hospitality industry. In addition, Gecko Hospitality offers the largest selection of hospitality jobs, restaurant jobs, hotel jobs, resort jobs and club management jobs online. Our specialized, hospitality-focused team covers all 50 states and Canada with over 80 Franchise Partners and recruiters. Gecko Hospitality was founded on providing the finest restaurant jobs nationwide to the highest performing candidates. More importantly, our Franchise Partners and recruiters began their careers in hospitality and there is no finer training ground for recruiting than real life experience.
At Gecko Hospitality, we are passionate about making sure that every member of our recruiting team is familiar with our philosophies. In the same way that we learn about people when developing relationships and friendships, we want our people to have a sense of Gecko Hospitality's values and insight into our company's "personality." With this insight comes a greater understanding of how values "fit" with Gecko Hospitality's values, why we do things the way we do as well as providing a basis for making decisions that are appropriate to those values. We all play a part in keeping these traditions and philosophies alive.
We want every member of our recruiting team to understand that we are only as good as how well we follow these philosophies on an everyday basis. Gecko Hospitality is all about achieving results by being motivated. This motivation to achieve results comes from within. No one can motivate us, nor can we motivate anyone else. As leaders, all that we can do is provide an environment where people motivate themselves to achieve mutually beneficial goals. Along with this philosophy, each team member possesses the following traits for which we are proud: honesty, integrity, desire, determination, listening skills, rapid learning, responding in a timely manner, effective communication skills, thoroughness, empathy, compassion, and most of all we want every team member to have a strong work ethic that motivates them to produce superior results both for our candidates and for our Clients.
At Gecko Hospitality, you certainly have... more choices
ContactMarty Tarabar, CPC
Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Nebraska, Pennsylvania (Eastern)