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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 $95,000Our 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.RESPONSIBILITIESOversees overall kitchen operationsResponsible for coaching and development Kitchen Manager and Kitchen Supervisor performanceAdheres to policies and trains others on standard operating systems and proceduresEnsures collaboration between kitchen and front of house operationsRepresents Cooper's Hawk vision and values and creates a respectful, positive, and professional work environmentOversees Kitchen systems, training, and leadership development:o Conducts and oversees final Kitchen interviewso Introduces and supervises the implementation of kitchen training materials to the teamo Ensures highly executed food quality, menu and system rollouts, and Kitchen initiativeso Reviews and approves Kitchen schedules in a timely mannero Responsible for labor execution and identifying staffing needso Retains Kitchen Managers, MIDs and Team MembersMaintains consistent and high quality food, safety, sanitation, and facility standardsLeads Kitchen Community meetings based on the Cooper's Hawk values, open communication, and an inspiring approach with the teamDemonstrates depth of knowledge in food quality and recipesResponsible for achieving monthly financial metrics in and involving Kitchen Managers to achieve resultsResponsible for weekly food inventory and associated resultsEffectively utilizes computer systems and other technologiesMust follow all safety and sanitation policies and proceduresIDEAL CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS2-3 years of Executive Kitchen Management experience in high volume, full service restaurantScratch kitchen experience preferredExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to read, understand, and communicate in EnglishDemonstrates financial acumenProficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word)Preferred certifications include ServSafe and state/local licensing requirementsExtensive food knowledge and quality standardsScratch kitchen experience preferredA minimum age requirement of 21 yearsAt 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 OpportunityAnnual 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 BCBSWellness Program allows for significant savings on medical premiumsVision insurance through VSPFlexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for both Health and Dependent Care100% employer-paid Basic Life and AD&D InsuranceVoluntary Life allows for additional coverage for self, spouse and childrenVoluntary Short-Term Disability (STD)100% employer-paid Long-Term Disability (LTD)401(k) plan with generous employer matchEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) - free and confidential for you and your family!Paid Parental Leave for men and womenUp to 10 weeks paid for recuperation for women and up to 2 weeks paid for bonding time for both men and womenVacation DaysDiscounts on dining, carry-out, retail and wine, and monthly dining allowanceCHarity Day (Community Give-Back!)Complimentary Birthday entr--e certificateComplimentary meal on shiftComplimentary uniforms for Kitchen ManagersTraining and Development:Formal Training and Transition/Executive Coaching Programs for all Managers-in-DevelopmentClearly defined career path and promotion criteria allowing for ongoing growth and developmentFocused Individual Development Plans for all managersWine Scholarship ProgramFor Senior Managers - Eligible for Nomination into Emerging Leader ProgramFor 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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