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$18 to $22 Hourly

Benefits Offered

Dental, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“We are a small tight-knit team working in a constantly evolving start-up environment with tons of room for growth!”

We have an opening on our amazing team for a full-time Kitchen Manager. This role oversees a team of 3-5 employees, maintaining back-of-house operations including purchasing, receiving, class prep, and kitchen maintenance.


  • Work with Chef Instructors to develop requisitions and place orders for classes and events

  • Handle all food and equipment purchases

  • Work within a budget to control costs and manage inventories

  • Create worksheets and processes to continually improve operations

  • Schedule, train, and oversee staff of 3-5 kitchen assistants and dishwashers

  • Execute and oversee food prep for classes and events

  • Assist the Chef during classes

  • Be responsible for kitchen cleanliness and maintenance

  • Work approximately 50/50 between administrative and kitchen tasks


  • Patient, approachable, and friendly person who is passionate about cooking

  • Minimum 5 years of recent professional kitchen experience

  • Strong leadership qualities

  • Past role(s) that included purchasing and costing

  • Strong basic skills such as knife cuts, foundational cooking techniques, and basic baking

  • Culinary school completion preferred

  • High sanitation and cleaning standards

  • Strong spreadsheet and word processing skills


  • Must be available nights and weekends ​

CulinaryLab Cooking School

About CulinaryLab Cooking School:

CulinaryLab is a contemporary take on cooking school, offering students immediate immersion in the restaurant industry, web-based curriculum, and hands-on modern cooking technique. We partner with local chefs and culinary artisans to expose our students to the real world of professional cooking through apprenticeship opportunities, guest lectures/demos, and field trips. Based on demand, we have expanded our business to offer series classes for home cooks as well as team-building private event opportunities for companies and groups.

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Company address: 17231 17th St. Unit B, Tustin CA 92647

Posted date: 27 days ago

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