Kitchen Manager | Upscale Causal Restaurant | DFW

2 months ago

Position Overview: We are seeking an accomplished Kitchen Manager to lead our high-volume, upscale restaurant's kitchen operations. The Kitchen Manager will function as the AGM with a strong focus on BOH operations, primarily ensuring smooth kitchen operations, exceptional culinary experiences, and overall operational excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Kitchen Management:
    • Oversee all aspects of kitchen operations, including food preparation, production, and presentation, ensuring the highest quality and standards are maintained.
    • Manage inventory, ordering, and procurement of kitchen supplies, while optimizing costs and minimizing waste.
    • Monitor and enforce compliance with health, safety, and sanitation standards to provide a safe and hygienic working environment.
  2. Menu Development and Execution:
    • Collaborate with the culinary team to develop and refine menu offerings that align with our upscale concept, considering seasonality and guest preferences.
    • Ensure consistent and timely execution of menu items to meet guest expectations and maintain kitchen efficiency.
  3. Team Leadership and Development:
    • Lead and motivate the kitchen team, fostering a positive work environment and promoting a culture of accountability, teamwork, and continuous improvement.
    • Provide training, guidance, and performance feedback to kitchen staff, aiming for skill development and career growth within the team.
  4. Operational Efficiency:
    • Implement effective operational processes and systems to maximize productivity, minimize costs, and enhance food quality and presentation.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline communication and coordination, optimizing overall restaurant performance.
  5. Guest Experience:
    • Monitor guest feedback related to kitchen experiences, responding promptly to concerns, and leveraging positive feedback to enhance culinary offerings and service.
  6. Financial Management:
    • Contribute to budgeting, financial planning, and cost control initiatives, ensuring alignment with revenue targets and profitability goals.
    • Manage kitchen labor costs and operational expenses to achieve financial objectives.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, or related field preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Kitchen Manager or in a similar culinary leadership role within a high-volume, upscale dining environment.
  • Strong culinary and kitchen management skills, including menu development, food cost analysis, and inventory management.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume restaurant setting.

If you are a talented and experienced Kitchen Manager with strong leadership skills and a passion for delivering exceptional culinary experiences in a high-volume, upscale restaurant, we invite you to join our team and contribute to our reputation for excellence and customer satisfaction.

2 months ago
18 Applicants

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