Kitchen Manager

Job Title: Kitchen Manager
Salary: £32000 - £35000
Reference: J6359_1719825384
Contact Name: Fiona Lane

Job Description

Title: Kitchen Manager

Location: Leigh WN7

Salary in the region of £32,000 – 40 hours per week.

Mainly working 2:30pm-10:30pm 5 days out of 7.

As the kitchen manager, you’ll take full responsibility for all aspects of managing your kitchen.

You’ll support, lead and motivate the team of two kitchen assistants, in a safe and happy environment, to meet sales, profit and compliance targets. You’ll prioritise tasks and have good organisational skills to ensure that each shift runs smoothly and efficiently. You’ll have responsibility for achieving financial targets and delivering positive stock results. You’ll create and maintain a people-focused culture in your kitchen, from recruiting and training your team to providing an environment for people to learn and develop their skills.

Reporting to: Hotel Operations Manager and Hotel General Manager

Your role:

  • To take full responsibility for all aspects of managing your kitchen. To provide excellent customer service.
  • To serve all food to the correct specification.
  • To adhere to all standard operating procedures (SOPs) and company policies, to maintain a clean, safe and legal workplace.
  • Ensure that the kitchen opening and closing procedures are adhered to.
  • Prepare, cook, and present all food to company standards.
  • Achieve food delivery time targets at all times.
  • Ensure all training materials and kitchen documents are up to date and displayed correctly.
  • Maintain office administration, in line with company policies and general data protection regulations (GDPR), including use of duty manager log books, CCTV, keys, safe and storage of paperwork.
  • Ensure that all accidents, incidents and serious food complaints are recorded following company procedures. take responsibility in achieving all financial targets set for the kitchen by taking proactive steps to build sales and control costs.
  • Manage stock holdings and minimise shrinkage.
  • Monitor correct portion sizes of products.

About you:

  • Demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Have the ability to manage time and prioritise tasks, to ensure that each shift runs smoothly and efficiently.
  • Know how and when to delegate tasks and how to feedback positively to the person completing the task (identifying any areas for improvement, if necessary).
  • Demonstrate passion and enthusiasm in your role and show commitment to your colleagues.
  • Have a strong work ethic and be self-motivated
  • Have a friendly nature and good communications skills.
  • Be honest, trustworthy and respectful.
  • Remain calm when working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Adhere to the kitchen uniform and appearance standards.
  • Receive regular feedback from the management team and achieve any actions agreed on.

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Fiona Lane
Client Services Manager

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