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Kitchen Manager/Culinary Team

Kappy's American Grill Morton Grove ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 Kitchen Manager/Chef overseeing the kitchen culinary team, with training, menu planning-development, systematize food inventory, and labor costs. Managing with integrity, and knowledge to promote the culture and philosophy of our mission. Maintaining a standard for the guest experience, cleanliness, and homemade food quality.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to the below:

●       Train and maintain kitchen personnel with cleanliness, sanitation and safety standards in the kitchen areas

●       Maintain appropriate cleaning schedules for kitchen floors, mats, walls, hoods, food storage areas, and outside parameters.

●       Manage and coordinate food orders with the assistance of the kitchen and restaurant managers.

●       Work with General Manager ordering food supplies/kitchen equipment, as needed.

●       Supervise kitchen staff with food prep, cooking, and meet company standards in food quality, food safety, and cleanliness.

●       Work with restaurant managers to plan, price menu items, portion sizes, and preparing standardized recipes for all new menu items.

●       Schedule labor as required, anticipate business activity while ensuring that all positions are staffed as needed and labor cost objectives are met.

●       Store food products in compliance with safety practices City/State regulations (e.g. in refrigerators, walk-in cooler, and dry storage areas)

●       Responsible for bi-weekly inventory and food purchasing reporting.

●       Assist with developing restaurant preventative maintenance programs.

●       Ensure that all equipment is kept clean, and in excellent working condition through personal inspection

●       Assist with employment and termination decisions including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, and disciplining kitchen personnel


●       Serv-Safe Managers Certification

●       Flexibility to work during evenings and weekends

●       Knowledgeable OF restaurant policies regarding personnel and administer prompt, fair and consistent corrective action for any and all violations of company policies, rules, and procedures

●       Able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel, and guests.

●       Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in varied kitchen positions including food preparation, line cook, fry cook, and expediter.

●       Ability to manage a team in a fast-paced work environment.

●      Certification from a culinary school or degree in Restaurant Management is a plus!

●       Knowledge of computer systems and restaurant POS systems.

●       Must look and act professionally (Leadership role model)

●       Must understand the financial statements.

●       Able to work in a standing position for long periods of time, reaching, bending, stooping, and lift up to 20+ pounds.

●       Involved with contributing information at team meetings.




Company Description
Family owned American Style Restaurant

Kappy's American Grill

Why Work Here?

Fast paced environment w/an established family ownership since 1979...we're stable. Open to new ideas and report directly to the owner...

Family owned American Style Restaurant


7200 W Dempster Morton Grove IL 60053
Morton Grove, IL