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Kitchen Manager Ann Arbor

Company: Annas House
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

Looking for a fun, fast-paced place to work? Enjoy working in the hospitality industry as a servant leader? Anna's House has an opportunity for you! We are looking for a Kitchen Manager to supervise the daily heart of house (back of house) operations for our breakfast and lunch restaurant. The 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, the Kitchen Manager should be able to lead and motivate the kitchen staff and guide them to deliver quality food quickly. Ultimately, the Kitchen Manager will ensure all plates are properly cooked and served, and Anna's House customers have a pleasant dining experience.
Manage kitchen staff and coordinate food orders
Supervise food prep and cooking
Check food plating and temperature
Ensure appropriate and consistent portion sizes
Schedule kitchen staff, assigning roles based on experience and skills
Order food supplies and kitchen equipment, as needed
Ensure food products are stored in compliance with safety practices (e.g. in refrigerators)
Maintains and inspects kitchen equipment and utensils, recommending repairs or replacements as needed
Monitor weekly and monthly cost reports and work to achieve target food and labor cost expectations
Hire and onboard new staff members
Manage staff members performance by setting expectations and providing consistent feedback
Train kitchen staff on prep work, cooking, and food plating techniques
Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive
Handles discipline and termination of employees as needed and in accordance with restaurant policy
Maintain sanitation and safety standards in the kitchen area
Perform other related duties as assigned
High school diploma required
Certification from a culinary school or degree in Restaurant Management or other related field is a plus
Proven work experience as a Kitchen Manager, Restaurant Manager, or Head Chef
Hands-on experience with planning menus and ordering food products and ingredients
Knowledge of a wide range of recipes
Able to lead and manage a team in a fast-paced environment and high-temperature kitchen
Able to follow directions and delegate duties as assigned
Familiarity with kitchen sanitation and safety regulations
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent conflict management abilities
Working Environment
Ability to stand exposure to extreme heat, steam, and cold present in a kitchen environment
Ability to walk and stand for prolonged periods
Ability to bend, stoop, and lift frequently
Must be able to lift, carry, and place up to 40 pounds at a time
Available to work in shifts, including early mornings, weekends, and/or mid afternoon
Competitive hourly wage - estimated $55,000 - $62,000 a year
Excellent working hours
No Night Shifts
Schedule typically 5 days a week
Full-time positions eligible for health, dental, vision, life insurance, PTO, and College Tuition Discounts
Future growth opportunities

Keywords: Annas House, Ann Arbor , Kitchen Manager Ann Arbor, Hospitality & Tourism , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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