Kitchen Manager

Home Slice Pizza
September 20, 2022
Houston, TX
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Home Slice Pizza is looking for a talented and versatile individual to be the right hand of our Houston Executive Kitchen Director. The ideal candidate will have experience managing in a professional kitchen with many moving parts and personalities. Pizza experience is a plus, but not as important as having a passion for making delicious food for your guests. We believe strongly in work life balance, so we expect our kitchen managers to be able to accomplish their work in 45 hours a week, on average. Yes, we're serious about this. Yes, we provide the support so this can be done.Taking this position will require the ability to train in Austin, Texas, for 4 weeks. Housing costs will be covered during that training. GoalsBring out the best in everyone around you.Make our guests happier than when they came through the door through consistent, quality products, and great hospitality.Exceed your own potential. Learn, evolve, feel the pride of a job well done, and have fun every day.Continually educate, lead, inspire, support, and challenge staff by holding them accountable for high levels of execution and professionalism.Kitchen Operation ResponsibilitiesWork with the General Manager, Executive Kitchen Director of Midtown, and fellow team members to ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the restaurant's recipes, portioning, cooking, and serving standards.Achieve company objectives in sales, service, quality, and cleanlinessDevelop an ongoing employee training program that creates a positive and productive working environment.Maintain a clean, safe, and functional kitchen.Carry out effective hiring and training, using scheduling and performance feedback to maintain labor goals without sacrificing food quality, food consistency, or guest experiences.Troubleshoot cost of goods while maintaining a consistent inventory.Interpret a P sheet to analyze and educate your teams on how their execution affects performance goals.Take lead on equipment maintenance and repair.Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the restaurant's recipes, portioning, cooking, and serving standards.Ensure store compliance with all policies and procedures, safety, security, and human resource issues as well as all city, county, state, and federal mandates.LeadershipBuild a healthy, productive, and happy kitchen staff that cares as much about food quality and consistency as you do.Provide inspiration, education, and mentorship to your team members providing opportunities for them to grow in the company.Promote open communication throughout the team, including FOH.Maintain and deploy adjustments to operations and training manuals as needed.Develop and implement systems to assure consistent delivery of product, maximization of resources, and excellent guest relations.Comfort communicating in Spanish, both written and verbal, is a requirement.Develop a written communication channel with your management team through shift notes for each shift worked.Other Areas of ResponsibilityHave a commitment to the Home Slice brand and core values.Inspire positive attitudes and high standards without pretension.Be an advocate for our inclusive culture.Provide a "go the extra mile" team effort while developing forward thinking, professional, considerate employees who take responsibility for their actions and growth.Demand and expect exceptional results of yourself and your team.Hold your team accountable while also encouraging a fun and irreverent atmosphere.Provide targeted coaching and feedback to foster growth.Schedule and CompensationSchedule:5 days per week, no more than 45 hours. We're serious about work/life balance.A mix of day and night shifts are expected to maintain working relationships with the entire team.Pick up shifts for other managers as needed for special occasions.Compensation:Competitive salary--based on experience.Bonus plan.Paid vacation program.Health benefits subsidized by Home Slice (see below)Personal comp tab.Cell Phone PlanBenefits:Dental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insuranceEmployee assistance program



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