Job Posted: June 9th, 2021

Job Title

Kitchen Manager

Organization

Burger Lounge

Job Description

  • Ensures all kitchen related company standards are followed and upheld by staff by using proper hiring, training and spot-checking techniques and by creating a culture of accountability.
  • Ensures all back-of-house staff are properly trained in all relevant areas. Ensures back-of-house team is set-up for success.
  • Creates staff schedules fairly and timely per company policy.
  • Screens back-of-house applicants and conducts interviews using best practices and ensuring legal compliance.
  • Partners with General Manager on using procedures to track and control store costs; labor, food, waste to ensure profitability of the store without sacrificing guest experience.
  • Jumps-in to assist kitchen staff when needed. May assist front-of-house from time to time as needed.
  • Supervises food temperature to ensure ingredients are kept at appropriate temperatures and stored properly. Holds employees accountable for “first in- first out” (FIFO) policy.
  • Ensures back-of-house opening and closing tasks are consistently completed as required and appropriate checklists are completed.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ recent experience in a fast-paced kitchen environment.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience.  
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and fast-paced environment.
  • Leadership Skills: Kitchen managers must be leaders in the back of house, rallying their team during busy shifts, resolving conflicts and getting the job done.
  • Reliable transportation and ability to arrive to work on time and maintain a positive attendance record.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings.
  • Professional communication, good organization, and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
  • ServeSafe Certification maintained in good standing. Ensures staff has current Food Handler’s Cards. 

Preferred Skills: High school diploma or GED, strong leadership skills, multi-tasker, safety-minded, team player.  

Language Skills: Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally with other business departments, guests, and vendors. Ability to diplomatically deal with difficult situations and people, while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism. 

How to Apply

Apply online

Additional Information

  • Bonus Opportunities each Period
  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision/Life&ADD package
  • 401(k)
  • Instant Pay (Request up to half of a shifts earnings paid the following business day)
  • Free employee shift meals
  • Pre-Tax Parking & Transportation Benefit + 50% employer match
  • Discounted wellness, tickets, and travel

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