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Kitchen Manager

Company: Chama Mama
Location: New York
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

About Chama Mama: Chama mama is a collection of cozy family restaurants that pays tribute to the Georgian culture and way of life. Our menu is reflective of the diverse influences that have shaped the Georgian nation and is informed by the home-made traditions of an authentically artisanal culture. We proudly subscribe to that most quintessential Georgian proverb: "a guest is a gift from God" and view hospitality as a vocation - not as an industry. We aim to surprise and delight, to connect and enlighten. After all, it's the Georgian way.Job Overview:

The Kitchen Manager is in charge of managing the kitchen and ensuring the flow of service is efficient and smooth. The Kitchen Manager will also be able to provide input on menu development as directed and approved by the Executive Chef. Key responsibilities include mentoring, training, and coaching up team members.

Key Responsibilities --- Supervise all culinary team members, assisting management in the training, mentoring, and disciplining of staff--- Oversee service, monitoring cooks' progress and flow of service--- Work with the Executive Chef and culinary management team on menu creations and daily specials--- Manage inventory, purchasing and costs, and understand factors affecting prices--- Monitor and ensure that Chama Mama standards of kitchen operating procedures are met.--- Oversee and manage prep and line cook team to ensure all items and recipes arebeing followed and produced to standard.--- Enforce and train food and equipment safety and sanitation amongst all team members.--- Conduct performance revaluations and provide guidance for professional development.--- Ensure kitchen equipment is maintained and functions properly; report any facilities issues to the General manager (GM).--- Monitor receiving to ensure all product meets company standards.--- Support staffing needs for Back of the House (BOH) open positions; assist in the interviewing, selection,hiring and training of all Back of the House (BOH) team members.--- Coordinate with the Front of the House (FOH) management to ensure cohesive operation and excellentcustomer service--- Address and resolve any issues related to staff or operations in a timely and effective manner

Qualifications --- Positive and professional attitude--- Proven track record of dependability and focus on learning--- DOH Certificate or Food Handlers License--- 3 years of kitchen experience--- Minimum 2 years of management in the food industry--- Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook--- Ability to successfully train new team members.--- Excellent interpersonal skillsChama Mama is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one's employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.

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Keywords: Chama Mama, New York , Kitchen Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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