Kitchen Manager

  • Torchy's Tacos
  • Cary, North Carolina
  • Sep 22, 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 Certification s
  • 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!)