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Kitchen Manager in Matthews, NC- Salary up to $60,000

Matthews, NC 28105

Posted: 06/10/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1882 Salary: 50000 to 60000 State/Province: NC

Job Description

Kitchen Manager in Matthews, NC

Full Service/Casual
Salary up to $60,000 depending upon experience


Are you a seasoned culinary professional seeking to lead a dynamic kitchen team? Our bustling restaurant in Matthews, NC, is searching for a dedicated Kitchen Manager with a passion for food excellence and team development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Daily Operations: Ensure efficient and timely completion of all kitchen tasks.
  • Manage and Train Kitchen Staff: Includes scheduling, performance evaluations, and necessary disciplinary actions.
  • Uphold Quality Standards: Maintain our high standards for food quality, safety, and cleanliness.
  • Financial Collaboration: Work closely with the General Manager to meet financial goals through cost control and menu planning.
  • Inventory Management: Maintain inventory and order supplies while controlling waste and spoilage.
  • Guest Experience: Collaborate with the front-of-house team to provide exceptional guest experiences, including accommodating special requests and resolving issues.
  • Health Compliance: Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations.


  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years in a high-volume kitchen, preferably in a managerial role.
  • Leadership Skills: Strong leadership and team management abilities, with a focus on motivation and coaching.
  • Operational Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of kitchen operations, including food safety and proper handling techniques.
  • Inventory Proficiency: Expertise in inventory management and cost control.
  • Work Environment: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced setting while maintaining high quality and efficiency standards.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, fostering collaborative work environments.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Education: A degree or certification in culinary arts or hospitality management is preferred.


  • Competitive Salary: Up to $60,000 with performance-based bonuses. Based on experience.
  • Comprehensive Insurance: Health, dental, and vision options.
  • Retirement Plan: 401(k) with employer match.
  • Paid Time Off: Including vacation, holidays, and personal days.
  • Professional Development: Ongoing training and opportunities for career growth.
  • Employee Perks: Discounts on dining and select merchandise.
  • Supportive Work Environment: Emphasis on a fun, energetic, and inclusive atmosphere.
  • Recognition Programs: Rewards for outstanding performance and dedication.

Company Culture:


Our team is like family, valuing teamwork, recognition, and a commitment to excellence. We support professional growth with ongoing training and advancement opportunities, and we pride ourselves on a community-focused approach, participating actively in local events.

How to Apply:


Interested candidates are invited to send their resumes to kimber@geckohospitality.com

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Job Requirements

High Volume of at least $4.0M

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About Matthews, NC

Ready to kickstart your career in the vibrant area around Matthews, North Carolina? Nestled in the picturesque Mecklenburg County, this region offers job seekers a perfect blend of southern charm and modern growth opportunities. Imagine strolling through the historic streets of downtown Matthews, attending performances at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, or cheering on the Charlotte Hornets at the Spectrum Center. With easy access to outdoor adventures in the nearby McDowell Nature Preserve and delectable southern cuisine at local favorites like Mert's Heart & Soul, Matthews is a hidden gem for career growth and cultural experiences. Explore our job listings today and unlock your potential in this dynamic area!