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Kitchen Manager

Kitchen Manager responsibilities include:
• Manage kitchen staff and coordinate food orders
• Supervising food prep and cooking
• Checking food plating and temperature
Job brief
We are looking for a Kitchen Manager to supervise daily back of house restaurant operations.
Kitchen Manager responsibilities include supervising the food prep and cooking, maintaining a fully-stocked kitchen inventory and complying with safety and cleanliness standards. To be successful in this role, you should be able to manage our kitchen staff and guide them to deliver quality food on time.
Ultimately, you will ensure all plates are properly cooked and served and our customers have a pleasant dining experience.
• Manage kitchen staff and coordinate food orders
• Supervise food prep and cooking
• Check food plating and temperature
• Establish portion sizes
• Schedule kitchen staff shifts
• Price menu items in collaboration with the Restaurant Manager
• Order food supplies and kitchen equipment, as needed
• Train kitchen staff on prep work and food plating techniques
• Store food products in compliance with safety practices (e.g. in refrigerators)
• Maintain sanitation and safety standards in the kitchen area
• Managing inventory so that all necessary ingredients are stocked for service
• Hiring new staff and providing training to facilitate quick acclimation
• Streamlining the kitchen processes to maintain prompt service times
• Setting regular cleaning standards for the kitchen and verifying that staff is maintaining sanitation levels
• Tracking kitchen finances to identify areas of potential waste
Requirements and skills
• Proven work experience as a Kitchen Manager, Restaurant Manager or Head Chef
• Hands-on experience with planning menus and ordering ingredients
• Knowledge of a wide range of recipes
• Familiarity with kitchen sanitation and safety regulations