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Kitchen Manager

Company: Mountain Express (Retail Division)
Location: Gretna
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Summary:The Food Service Manager is responsible for the operation and management of the kitchen, dining room, and other appointed food service areas. By utilizing the food service team, this manager is responsible for the efficient execution of all fresh food and food service programs. The Food Service Manager is responsible for maintaining a safe, sanitary, and appetizing food service environment. This manager will prepare and oversee food production ensuring food is properly prepared, cooked, presented and served. The Food Service Manager ensures an exceptional customer experience by ensuring and demonstrating world class customer service.Essential Functions:

  • Ensure a positive shopping experience for all customers. Respond to and resolve customer complaints. Solicit customer feedback, input, and information in order to formulate a plan for consistently meeting the expectations of all customers.
  • Ensure the proper execution of assigned foodservice programs and procedures. Assure fresh, quality food, hot coffee and beverages are available at all times.
  • Responsible for meeting and/or exceeding food service profitability goals.
  • Oversee the inventory and ordering of products and supplies.
  • Ensure the routine maintenance and upkeep of all food service equipment and facilities.
  • Analyze and react to Profit and Loss statements and utilize other reports and trends to identify areas of opportunity ensure profitability. Develop and execute action plans.
  • Ensure the proper execution of all assigned food service marketing programs, promotions, campaigns, and strategies. Interact with, motivate, and encourage team members to promote all marketing initiatives.
  • Execute the training, coaching, counselling, and performance management of Food Service Associates. Assist the Store manager with all matters relating to food service and store associate recruiting, hiring, training, coaching, etc. Recognize and reward employees.
  • Ensure training process is executed effectively and as designed. Conduct hands on training in order to validate that all associates are trained to perform their jobs safely and effectively. Oversee and monitor all aspects of training in order to ensure proficiency.
  • Ensure execution of established safety, security, quality and store operation policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Supervise the day-to-day task assignments and performance for all team members. Ensure Food Service workers have the tools, equipment, and supplies necessary to perform their jobs.
  • Take customer orders; cook and prepare food items as necessary. Serve food in correct portions.
  • Adhere to all policy, health code, and safety regulations for the service, preparation, and storage of food.
  • Maintain proper stock levels for all serving, kitchen, dining, food preparation and condiment areas.
  • Order, schedule and receive food, paper goods, and supplies from approved vendors.
  • Ensure time/temperature rotations are adhered to. Ensure proper cooking and holding temperatures for prepared food items are followed.
  • Practices, enforces, and maintains safe food handling procedures at all times.
  • Ensures the availability and quality of hot bar/warmer items and prepared food at all times.
  • Work closely with the Store Manager to develop schedules, ensure efficient, productive staffing while adhering to labor budgets.
  • Complete daily, weekly, and monthly reports and inventories correctly and timely.
  • Follow and enforce company uniform, appearance, and dress code policies.
  • Adhere to and enforce the execution of established safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Check in external and internal vendors according to standards and procedures.
  • Follow and enforce all company policies, procedures, and quality standards.
  • Ensure proper operation and maintenance of store equipment. Ensure work orders are submitted in a timely manner and the appropriate person/agency is contacted in case of emergency or safety issues.
  • Ensure all areas of the store and surrounding grounds are neat, clean, and organized.
  • Ensure that the store is in compliance with health code requirements related to food service handling based on local, state and federal requirements.
  • Ensures that robbery and incident prevention procedures are followed.
  • Meet regularly with the District Manager to discuss store opportunities.
  • Report all workers comp and customer accidents in a timely manner.
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned to accommodate store operational needs.
  • Lead by example with a sense of urgency and purpose, treating others with a positive and respectful attitude.
  • Represent the company brand by exemplifying its core values.Qualifications:
    • 6 months experience preferred.
    • Must be willing to study for and pass the Food Service Protection Manager course.
    • Basic language and mathematical skills.
    • Must be self-directed, needing little supervision.
    • Must be detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills.
    • Proven leadership skills and decision making ability.
    • Ability to Multitask, perform repeated bending, reaching, prolonged standing, and be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    • Ability to work 40-50 hours per week. Willingness and availability to work all shifts, weekends, nights, and holidays as required by the needs of the business.
    • Must be able to reliably report to work on time, as scheduled.
    • Must be responsible, dependable, and acceptable to change.Powered by JazzHRLFdo2Cv5lc

Keywords: Mountain Express (Retail Division), New Orleans , Kitchen Manager, Executive , Gretna, Louisiana

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