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Kitchen Manager - High-Volume Family Style Restaurant*

Rockford, IL 61108

Posted: 03/11/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1844639 Salary: 60k/year - 65k/year State/Province: IL

Job Description

Kitchen Manager at Family Style Buffet Restaurant

Are you passionate about food and have a knack for managing a bustling kitchen? We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Kitchen Manager to join our team at a family-style buffet restaurant in Rockford, IL.

As the Kitchen Manager, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation of our kitchen and delivering exceptional dining experiences to our guests. Your expertise in culinary arts, leadership abilities, and attention to detail will be essential in maintaining our high standards of food quality, safety, and customer satisfaction.


Oversee all aspects of kitchen operations, including food preparation, cooking, and presentation

Develop and maintain standardized recipes, ensuring consistency and quality in every dish

Train, mentor, and supervise kitchen staff, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment

Monitor inventory levels and order supplies to maintain efficient kitchen operations


Salary up to $65k base

Company paid insurance

3 Weeks PTO

401k option

Attainable management bonus plan

If you are interested, please apply today to the Kitchen Manager role in Rockford, IL


Meet Your Recruiter

Jared Nowak

Jared Nowak has been with Gecko Hospitality since late 2014 serving as a recruiter in Illinois. Prior to his time with Gecko Jared spent 10+ years in the golf business working as an Assistant Operations Manager with the PGA Tour event in Dallas and multiple major championships with the PGA of America. Most recently serving as the as the Director of Rules & Competitions with the PGA of America-Illinois Section.

Jared has a passion for the restaurant/hospitality industry and working hand in hand with clients and customers to bring talented individuals together. Away from the office, Jared enjoys participating in multiple sports traveling with his family and staying involved with his alma mater The University of MI.

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