Kitchen Manager 

TO Apply :

please send a short cover letter, resume, and availability to info@vibeslb.com

Title: Kitchen Manager (KM)


Reports To: Owner

 

 

Job Overview
The  Kitchen Manager is responsible for the overall operations of the back of the house (BOH) of a full-service casual dining restaurant. They hire and develop staff to ensure the highest quality of food and hospitality to our customers. They ensure all staff members are trained on proper food preparation and kitchen safety. They manage the financials of the kitchen operations to build a successful and profitable dining experience.

 

 

Duties &  Responsibilities 

  • Hire, develop, and manage the kitchen  staff 

  • Instill a culture of excellence and inspire confidence throughout the  kitchen  staff while displaying strong leadership and delegation skills  

  • Prepare and deliver performance reviews to build a consistent talent bench

  • Collaborate with the General Manager/Owner on the budget for kitchen operations

  • Manage  food, kitchen labor, and costs 

  • Execute and maintain quality and consistency of food  with full adherence to standards to acquire and protect restaurant sales 

  • Develop, implement, and  enforce kitchen schedules,  par lists, prep lists, order guide,  and  opening/closing procedures 

  • Conceive, develop, and execute menu changes and kitchen training programs 

  • Oversee food inventory and food education at all pre-shift meetings 

  • Build good rapport with  vendors

  • Maintain in-house safety program and conduct weekly in-house health inspections 

  • Adhere to kitchen cleanliness standards, ordering/receiving standards, and shelf life guidelines 

  • Protect company assets, controlling internal and external food and supply waste and theft

  • Act with integrity and trust, promoting our culture and core values and delivering the highest level of customer service

Responsibilities may change as needed in the future

 

Experience & Qualifications 

  • Three to five years of experience as a  Kitchen Manager and prior experience leading and conducting restaurant openings

  • Formal experience in restaurant training and/or culinary school 

  • Experience with computer applications and POS systems 

  • Thorough understanding of  State  labor and hiring laws

  • Multilingualism is encouraged

 

Job Type: Full-time