Restaurant Kitchen Manager

Orange Beach, AL 36561 US

Posted: 11/09/2018 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division (Restaurants) Job ID: 43BO106-5 Salary: $45,000 - $50,000

Restaurant Kitchen Manager
Casual Southern Dining

Are you a Restaurant Kitchen Manager with a passion for authentic cuisine and hospitality? We’re searching for a Restaurant Kitchen Manager with the passion and commitment to consistently provide outstanding quality at our location in Orange Beach, Alabama. Our founders wanted to create a restaurant where guests in the community would feel welcomed and enjoy incredibly fresh and delicious seafood year round. Our first restaurant opened 25 years ago and since then we’ve expanded into 5 states with more on the way. We wouldn’t have been able to have this much success without loyal customers and talented Management. Many of our leaders have worked their way up the ranks, and we always have an eye out for individuals who are eager and motivated to thrive as a Restaurant Manager with our concept. Our family owned group of restaurants is looking for a motivated individual to help us delight guests with great food and service as a Restaurant Kitchen Manager in Orange Beach, Alabama.

Title of Position: Restaurant Kitchen Manager
Job Description: As the Restaurant Kitchen Manager you will be responsible for ensuring quality dishes are served in a timely manner. All back of the house operations will be overseen by our Restaurant Kitchen Manager. Hiring, training and coaching our culinary staff will be a function of our Restaurant Kitchen Manager as well. Our ideal candidate will bring new ideas and a passion for excellence to our restaurant. Excellent communication and time management skills are essential qualities our Restaurant Kitchen Manager must possess to be successful. Knowledge of proper equipment operation/maintenance, safety procedures and state health department regulations are crucial as our Kitchen Manager. Administrative functions such as scheduling, food inventory, product ordering and back of the house employee reviews will also be responsibilities of our Restaurant Kitchen Manager.

Benefits:

  • Industry Competitive Salary
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continual Training
  • Fun Work Environment


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of  2+ years current experience as a Restaurant Kitchen Manager in a high volume (over $2m per year in sales) Full Service concept
  • A stable work history - no more than two jobs in the previous five years
  • Ability to maintain high levels of food quality, consistency, and hygiene
  • Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Hands-on with hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
  • Excellent work ethic and drive to succeed
  • Restaurant Kitchen Manager must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)


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Benjamin O'Neal
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division

Benjamin started his career with a private, multiple concept restaurant group in his hometown of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Moving up the ranks from Assistant Manager, he became Director of Operations of 16 full service, casual dining and fast casual restaurants for many years. Benjamin eventually sold his ownership in the company to marry and start a family.

Ben's career path took him to Papa John's Pizza, where he was a Regional Operations Director for five years, until he was presented with the opportunity to own his own restaurant. Ben took that leap, and within five years, his enterprise grew to four diversified concepts ranging from fast casual to a high-end steakhouse. After 6 successful years, Benjamin sold his restaurants in order to spend more time with his wife and growing son. But the itch was still there. Not long after he and his family moved to Birmingham, Alabama to begin a new journey there, Benjamin accepted a job as an Area Manager with Sonic Restaurants where he stayed for five years. Deciding he wanted to be his own boss again, he left Sonic and began consulting, working with operators of small to medium size restaurant groups to help them grow their businesses. He has worked with franchises such as SmashBurger, Tin Drum AsiaCafe, Pizza Hut, Papa John's, Taco Bell, Arby's, Wendy's, McDonalds, Sonic, Applebee's, TGI Friday's, Fresno's Fresh, Grisanti's Italian, and Texas Steakhouse & Saloon to name a few.

Ben has always been known as a great "operator" but his greatest asset is his ability to build relationships between employers and employees that enable them to take the next step in achieving personal and professional success. At Gecko, this is our number one priority, which is why Benjamin is such a great fit for our team.

Benjamin, his wife Libby, and son Miles, live in Birmingham, Alabama. In his spare time he enjoys reading, golf and watching his son on his high school soccer and cross-country teams.
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