Kitchen Manager Quarterly Bonus Potential Paid Time Off

  • RPH - PLEH
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sep 10, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Emmy Squared Glenwood Park is seeking an experienced and motivated Kitchen Manager to join our growing team! Part of the Pizza Loves Emily Restaurant Group, Emmy Squared Pizza is a growing full service casual restaurant company, serving a variety of menu items including pizza, burgers, and sandwiches with over 20 locations in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Alexandria, Charlotte, Athens, Louisville, Birmingham, Nashville, and Atlanta

The successful candidate will have a passion for creating great food, a commitment to quality, and a drive to succeed. This position offers a competitive salary, quarterly bonus potential and a comprehensive health benefits package.

Kitchen Manager Job Duties:
  • Oversee all kitchen operations, ensuring that food is prepared to a high standard and in a timely manner
  • Direct supervision of the kitchen employees on a daily basis, ensuring policies and processes are being followed and inspecting operational flow on a continuous basis.
  • Responsible for the efficient and effective running of the kitchen ensuring that operating costs are minimized.
  • Responsible for hiring, on-boarding and continuous training of kitchen employees.
  • Ensure all kitchen equipment is properly maintained and in good working order
  • Responsible for food quality and consistency of menu items, ensuring a positive guest experience
  • Collaborate with the front of house team to ensure a seamless guest experience
  • Create and maintain inventory and ordering systems to minimize waste and reduce costs
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with food suppliers
  • Lead and motivate kitchen staff to maintain high levels of performance and productivity
  • Continuously seek ways to improve kitchen operations, including ost control measures
  • Create schedules for kitchen employees, adjusting as necessary to meet business needs and financial targets
  • Ensure compliance with department of health standards, maintaining superior cleanliness and sanitation in all kitchen areas.
  • Act as a liaison between the kitchen and front of house teams, ensuring effective communication and cooperation
  • Provide training and support to Front of House employees, to include menu knowledge and how to meet dietary needs.
Kitchen Manager Qualifications:
  • Proven experience, minimum 1 year, as a Kitchen Manager or similar role in a full-service restaurant
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and standards; Serve Safe certified food manager preferred.
  • Candidate must have proven culinary skills and must be able to lead, develop, and motivate staff.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced environment while effectively delegating tasks.
  • Experience managing payroll and schedules is required.
  • Must have understanding of food cost and be capable of conducting and assessing restaurant inventory.
  • Must be proficient with computers, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to lift / carry items up to 40 lbs. and push / pull items up to 75 lbs.
  • Must be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time, with frequent bending, twisting, squatting and reaching overhead.
  • Must be able to utilize culinary tools (knives, commercial equipment, etc) and taste/smell.
Emmy Squared/Pizza Loves Emily is an Equal Opportunity Employer and treats all applicants for employment equally based upon job-related qualifications and without regard to race, sex, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin, disability, religion, political activity, or any other characteristic protected by law.