Restaurant Kitchen Manager
Little Rock, AR 72223
Immediate Need - Now Hiring
For over 30 years, we have been the place people in the community can count on for a great meal and quality service. We make sure to pay attention to the little things, like the extra spice to make your entrée kick, and seek new ways to enhance our menu. Though our roots are in the south, we’ve slowly started our expansion and now have restaurants across the country. Our success and continued growth wouldn’t be possible without our dedicated customers along with our talented Management staff.
Title of Position: Restaurant Kitchen Manager
Job Description: The Restaurant Kitchen Manager is to ensure quality culinary dishes are served on schedule, and to see issues resolved when they happen. Therefore, the Restaurant Kitchen Manager is responsible for approving all prepared food items leaving the kitchen. The Restaurant Kitchen Manager is expected to modify and develop new menus as needed so they remain effective for the purposes of creating continued culinary pull to the restaurant. In addition, the Restaurant Kitchen Manager also performs numerous administrative tasks, including ordering supplies, and reporting to the General Manager. The right Restaurant Kitchen Manager candidate will be able to effectively train and manage kitchen staff and supervise/coordinate all associated culinary activities; estimate food usage and purchase food; choose and develop recipes; standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality; establish presentation technique and quality standards; plan and price menus; ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance; and ensure proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen.
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Paid Vacation
- Growth Potential
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- Minimum of 3+ years current experience as a salaried Restaurant Kitchen/BOH Manager in a Full Service concept
- High volume background; must have KM experience in restaurants doing over $3 million in sales per year
- Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills
- Outstanding work ethic and drive to succeed
- Hands-on with hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
- Ability to maintain high levels of food quality, consistency, and hygiene
- Restaurant Kitchen Manager candidates must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)
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Meet Your Recruiter
Jacob Tarabar, CPC
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division
Since 2006, Jacob Tarabar has been an integral part of the Gecko Hospitality community
He joined Gecko as a part-time Recruiter covering the state of Arkansas, and in 2010, Jacob came aboard full-time, dedicating all his efforts to finding new opportunities for candidates in the market, eventually handling the state of Colorado as well. In addition to his recruiting contributions, Jacob has been actively involved assisting with Gecko Hospitality's advertising and website Job Management for several franchise partners, improving the quality, results and organization of their advertising.
Jacob and his family currently reside in the St. Louis area, though he still finds time to avidly root for Philadelphia sports teams, including the Super Bowl LII Champion Philadelphia Eagles.
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