Kitchen Manager

Recruiting Partner: Phil Fox

Wausau, Wisconsin | Food & Beverage & Lodging | Not Remote | $55,000 to $65,000 | Job ID: 130969

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We are seeking an experienced Kitchen Manager for our beautiful restaurant in the Wausau area. Must have a minimum of 2–4 years of experience as a KM or Executive Chef in a high-volume restaurant. If you are looking for a great work/life balance and an amazing culture with growth potential, please apply today!

Kitchen Manager-Help ensure total guest satisfaction, quality food production, and sound restaurant performance. Oversees the entire kitchen team while managing inventory and food costs.

Kitchen Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee the human resource function in the kitchen ensuring recruitment, selection, orientation, training, scheduling, and performance management functions meet or exceed company-specified criteria.
  • Build the morale of the kitchen staff by developing, cross-training, and mentoring.
  • Ensure restaurant food quality by completing thorough line checks and tasting/testing food on a consistent basis
  • The KM has contributory financial responsibility for food costs, labor costs, and kitchen supplies. Must set operational goals and plans to achieve or exceed written budgets, then direct staff and utilize kitchen systems, schedules, tools, and procedures to attain those goals.
  • Work closely with the management team to identify and develop employees for future leadership roles
  • Maintain food quality and safety standards, overseeing all phases of food procurement, production, and service.
  • Focus on inventory and ordering, storage and rotation, food preparation, recipe adherence, and service/production standards. Standards are achieved through daily line checks and food reviews, response to guest feedback, ongoing maintenance/housekeeping, and staff training.

Kitchen Manager Job Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years old or older
  • Minimum of 2+ years experience as a KM in a full-service upscale restaurant
  • Ability to work and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Working knowledge of all staff functions

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

 

JOB ID: 130969

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At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Phil Fox

Senior Recruiting Partner & Development Coach

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Additional Information

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Phil Fox

Senior Recruiting Partner & Development Coach