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Hotel. Casino. Private Club. Resort. Vacation Club. Restaurant.

Kitchen Manager- New Concept Opening!

Charlotte, NC 28203

Posted: 07/07/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1480 Salary: 60,000.00 to 75,000 State/Province: NC

Job Description

Kitchen Manager

Salary Depending on Experience

Are you a Kitchen Manager that is passionate about your culinary skills? Our Company is searching for a Professional Kitchen Manager to help build our culinary staff for a brand-new concept. To become the Kitchen Manager of this establishment, apply today for our location in Charlotte, NC.

Our goal is to provide a healthy and fun culture while reinforcing strong work ethics and integrity. The ownership group is hard working and ambitious and are looking for a Kitchen Manager who has the same traits and is experienced enough to jump right in and take the ball and run with it. We will be involved in daily operations and are committed to make sure the Kitchen Manager is receiving the right resources to be able to do their job to the best of their ability, and as efficiently as possible. Don’t miss this exciting, and rewarding career opportunity in a New Opening as a Kitchen Manager in Charlotte, NC


  • Work with ownership to track financial objectives; prepare strategic and annual forecasts and budgets; analyzing variances; establishing and monitoring financial controls: developing and implementing strategies to increase food sales
  • Provide strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Maintain a positive, fun work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner conducive to developing and sustaining positive relationships with guests, staff and ownership
  • Refine operations by preparing policies, protocols and standard operating procedures
  • Control operational costs and identify measures to cut waste
  • Hire, train, motivate, and provide on-going communication to staff to build and maintain a team that has fun and strives to provide outstanding guest experience
  • Assess staff performance and provide feedback to improve productivity
  • Effectively schedule associates to meet sales volume demands
  • Ensure compliance with sanitation and safety regulations and staff training/certifications
  • Work five days per week, including nights, weekends and some holidays


  • Proven work experience as a Kitchen Manager
  • Minimum of five years’ experience required
  • Minimum of five years of high-volume restaurant experience required
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience executing on high volume buffet or banquet service
  • Must be dependable, reliable and motivated
  • Ability to handle high-pressure situations and make sound decisions
  • Ability to multitask, follow through and accomplish tasks in a timely manner
  • Takes initiative with projects and tasks
  • Must possess strong leadership, motivational, communication and people skills to work ten hour-plus shifts, with extensive standing/walking
  • Have the ability to lift materials and/or product up to 50 pounds or more
  • Must be passionate about the industry and enjoys an extremely fast paced environment
  • Familiarity with Toast, Excel, Quickbooks, and Google Drive strongly preferred

Please send your resume to kimber@geckohospitality.com

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