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Executive Kitchen Manager

Company: Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Salary: $78,000 to $95,000 Our Executive Kitchen Manager will lead, coach, and develop Managers, MIDs, and Team Members to create Community by living the Cooper's Hawk values. Responsible for the overall success of the kitchen through financial, operational, and development goals. Partnering with the GM, the Executive Kitchen Manager ensures execution of the highest quality of food and service. Responsible for conducting weekly inventory. Sets and achieves both personal and team development goals. Focuses on driving standards of excellence and consistent business growth. Acts as a Cooper's Hawk brand ambassador. RESPONSIBILITIES Oversees overall kitchen operations
Responsible for coaching and development Kitchen Manager and Kitchen Supervisor performance
Adheres to policies and trains others on standard operating systems and procedures
Ensures collaboration between kitchen and front of house operations
Represents Cooper's Hawk vision and values and creates a respectful, positive, and professional work environment
Oversees Kitchen systems, training, and leadership development: o Conducts and oversees final Kitchen interviews o Introduces and supervises the implementation of kitchen training materials to the team o Ensures highly executed food quality, menu and system rollouts, and Kitchen initiatives o Reviews and approves Kitchen schedules in a timely manner o Responsible for labor execution and identifying staffing needs o Retains Kitchen Managers, MIDs and Team Members Maintains consistent and high quality food, safety, sanitation, and facility standards
Leads Kitchen Community meetings based on the Cooper's Hawk values, open communication, and an inspiring approach with the team
Demonstrates depth of knowledge in food quality and recipes
Responsible for achieving monthly financial metrics in and involving Kitchen Managers to achieve results
Responsible for weekly food inventory and associated results
Effectively utilizes computer systems and other technologies
Must follow all safety and sanitation policies and procedures IDEAL CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS 2-3 years of Executive Kitchen Management experience in high volume, full service restaurant
Scratch kitchen experience preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to read, understand, and communicate in English
Demonstrates financial acumen
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word)
Preferred certifications include ServSafe and state/local licensing requirements
Extensive food knowledge and quality standards
Scratch kitchen experience preferred
A minimum age requirement of 21 years At Cooper's Hawk, we care about our Team Members! We know you spend a lot of time at work, so we are committed to you living your best life - inside and out of our restaurants. Below is a summary of our benefit offerings*: Competitive base salary AND Quarterly Bonus Opportunity
Annual loyalty increase!
Health, Well-being and Retirement Savings benefits including:
3 medical insurance plans available through BCBS: PPO and High Deductible (with HSA)
Dental insurance through BCBS
Wellness Program allows for significant savings on medical premiums
Vision insurance through VSP
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for both Health and Dependent Care
100% employer-paid Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
Voluntary Life allows for additional coverage for self, spouse and children
Voluntary Short-Term Disability (STD)
100% employer-paid Long-Term Disability (LTD)
401(k) plan with generous employer match
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - free and confidential for you and your family!
Paid Parental Leave for men and women
Up to 10 weeks paid for recuperation for women and up to 2 weeks paid for bonding time for both men and women
Vacation Days
Discounts on dining, carry-out, retail and wine, and monthly dining allowance
CHarity Day (Community Give-Back!)
Complimentary Birthday entrée certificate
Complimentary meal on shift
Complimentary uniforms for Kitchen Managers
Training and Development:
Formal Training and Transition/Executive Coaching Programs for all Managers-in-Development
Clearly defined career path and promotion criteria allowing for ongoing growth and development
Focused Individual Development Plans for all managers
Wine Scholarship Program
For Senior Managers - Eligible for Nomination into Emerging Leader Program
For GMs/EKMs - Driving Development Program (BMW Incentive!)*Certain benefits are contingent upon additional terms, other restrictions and various eligibility requirements. Cooper's Hawk is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Kansas City , Executive Kitchen Manager, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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