Kitchen Manager

  • Torchy's Tacos
  • Houston, Texas
  • Sep 16, 2022
Full time

Job Description



The Torchy's legacy began in Austin, Texas in 2006 with an idea, a dedicated executive chef and a food trailer to now operating in dozens of locations across multiple states. OUR MISSION: Be Damn Good. OUR VISION: Serve people the best damn tacos. OUR WHY: Passion. OUR MOTTO: Devil is in the details.

Here's what we need:

As a Torchy's Kitchen Manager, you will be responsible for all Back of the House (BOH) operations, including maintaining a safe and impressively clean kitchen, and instilling a culture of "If it's not great we don't serve it! We are looking for someone who is passionate about scratch-made food! This individual is results-oriented and is self-motivated, with a passion for developing others.

What you'll be doing:

Managing food costs, placing orders, updating pricing, and completing inventories

Selecting, interviewing, and hiring all BOH Team Members to ensure proper staffing levels are met

Creating the BOH Team Member schedules to hit labor targets that properly support sales projections

Verifying that BOH Team Members follow all recipes, properly weigh prepped items, record production numbers for items, and portion servings correctly

Utilizing Mystery Shop and the Damn Good Restaurant Assessment results to develop action plans to provide over the top operations and food quality

Communicating the "why's and how's" to Team Members when giving them direction

Motivating and leading all Team Members in a way that supports our Torchy's Values

Running Damn Good shifts and supporting the daily operation of the store

Partnering with the Learning & Development team to ensure all BOH Team Members are properly trained and certified

QUE-SO here's what you'll need:

3+ years of kitchen management experience

Required state alcohol-server and Manager ServSafe Certifications

High-level understanding of training and development concepts

Ability to foster teamwork

Leadership skills

Oral and written communication skills

Excellent with time management

Bilingual a plus

Must be able to use to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects up to 40 pounds

Must be able to stand for several hours and walk for long periods of time

Must be able to bend, stretch, twist, or reach for objects on shelves at various height levels

Let's TACO 'bout why it pays to be a Torchy's Team Member:

Never again wait for a paycheck! Torchy's is proud to be a DailyPay partner -- allowing you to access your pay as soon as the next day

Pay range (based on candidate experience)

Period based Bonus eligibility

Access to all benefits including medical, dental, and vision plus 401(k)

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Monthly Bonus eligibility

Damn Good food discount card for you AND your spouse

Our attire is casual and we'll throw in some of the swag

Incredible growth opportunities. This is more than just a job it's a Damn Good career!

Day 1 access to exclusive discounts to shows, sporting events, hotels and much more

Torchy's Family Foundation supports our fellow Team Members in times of need and crisis

Bragging rights (Yeah, we're kind of a big deal!)