In conjunction with the Kitchen Director, the Kitchen Manager is responsible for all aspects of running a busy, fast-paced kitchen. We focus on delivering crave-able food in a timely manner that meets or exceeds Chick-fil-A Quality Requirements.
The Kitchen Manager is also responsible for effectively communicating all Kitchen-related goals and success factors to Kitchen Team Members and Team Leaders.
Examples of duties include:
Instilling a sense of Urgency that creates surprisingly fast Speed of Service
Attention to detail that ensures preparation and production procedures are followed
Execution of systems that ensure a refreshingly clean environment
Maintaining a work environment that ensures and promotes food safety
Vigilant attention to the organization and appearance of the kitchen
End-of-Month counts and input
Maintaining accurate transfer logs
Effective & efficient ordering
Maintaining a LEAN production environment
Coaching, evaluating and providing accountability for all kitchen Team Members
Troubleshooting and repairing equipment and facilities
Ensure all necessary preventative maintenance and cleaning are performed per set schedule.
In addition, the ideal candidate will:
Be able to combine critical thinking and practical leadership to create a culture of innovation, and intentionally and methodically grow and nurture relationships with the staff
Be able to connect with a multicultural team
Align hiring, training, daily practices and evaluation practices with the Vision of the organization and the Thematic Goal for the year
Enthusiastically and passionately lead the Kitchen team.
The Kitchen Manager will work a maximum of 40 hours per week in the restaurant.