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Sigel & Associates Consulting Group hiring Kitchen Manager in Philadelphia, PA

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Aug 12, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

3 years

Job Details

Kitchen Manager – Smokehouse BBQ and Brews

We have a great opportunity for a Kitchen Manager to join our team at Smokehouse BBQ and Brews. The Kitchen Manager will be responsible for maintaining a cost and labor effective kitchen operation and ensuring an outstanding delivery of service and products to guests and co-workers using a hands-on leadership style. Developing, coaching and training employees is a key component of this position while maintaining a healthy culture, keeping morale high through accountability, fairness and consistency in policies and practices. Candidates should be organized, possess excellent cooking skills, and lead by example.


  • Minimum of 3 years management experience in the day-to-day operations of a busy, high-volume restaurant. Successful experience in executing both a la carte orders and banquet/private events simultaneously
  • Ability to hire, onboard, train and develop a talented and focused staff
  • Experience in the development of new recipes and reviewing and improving existing recipes.
  • BBQ experience a plus (not a requirement), current with the latest food trends
  • Knowledge of making stocks, sauces and butchery skills a plus
  • Creativity and Passion for food production and working with high quality ingredients, in a scratch kitchen
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, and POS systems
  • A history of working with organizations who embrace management process and principles.
  • Effective interpersonal skills in communicating with staff, management, owners, suppliers, and customers

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist General Manager and upper management in driving the business to meet and exceed budgeted sales and operational costs
  • Maintain pre-established policies and procedures and suggest improvements where necessary
  • Create efficiencies in food production, manage a payroll, and creatively staff
  • Recruit, hire, train, cross-train, and retain an exceptional staff. Must lead and develop a successful team by defining expectations, mentoring and teaching.
  • Manage purchasing within food cost parameters, working with primary suppliers

 This position is perfect for an enthusiastic professional who is driven by high standards, teamwork, and superior customer service. It is a significant opportunity for the present and offers opportunity for someone with long-term vision.

 Everyone wants to be part of an exceptional team, so come join the Smokehouse BBQ and Brews family today. Here’s what we expect from you:

  • A friendly, professional demeanor toward coworkers and guests – after all, our mission is to make people feel valued. We expect that of you, and we do our best to make YOU feel valued as well!
  • Self-starter who owns the daily responsibilities of the role!
  • Reliable transportation and a commitment to show up on time to every shift - ready to work hard alongside your teammates
  • Your commitment to our values of diversity, integrity, excellence, accountability, community, but especially - your willingness to have FUN!

 Here’s what we have to offer to you:

  •  Ability to earn unlimited employee referral bonuses at $250 each – refer a hardworking friend, they get hired and you earn some extra cash!
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Competitive pay
  • Ability to learn and grow within the Thomas E. Strauss, Inc., Hospitality Group of businesses.
  • A “work-to-live”, not a “live-to-work” workplace!


Smokehouse BBQ and Brews is a place where food isn’t simply eaten. To us, it’s so much more than that. We like to savor each and every hearty bite on our plate. Food is what brings family and friends to the table for good conversation, savory meals, and memorable experiences! When you walk through our doors, you’ll be welcomed with a friendly smile and mouth-watering smells. That’s home cookin’. Low N’ slow. All done by an exceptional team!


Smokehouse BBQ and Brews is part of the Thomas E. Strauss, Inc., hospitality group. Our other businesses include Miller’s Smorgasbord, AmishView Inn & Suites, The Quilt Shop at Miller’s, The Bakery at Miller’s, and Locally Made Food Shop.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Recruitment Benefits,

Required Skills

Food Safety Knowledge

Kitchen Management

Ordering / Purchasing

Team Management

Inventory Management

Safety Procedures Knowledge


Basic Knife Skills

Cleaning / Sanitation

Organizational Skills

Training Others


Food Handler Certification


Positive Attitude

Attention to Detail

Team Development and Training

Meat Cookery



High Volume Cooking

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