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Assistant Kitchen Manager
Scratchboard Kitchen
5 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, Illinois
Scratchboard Kitchen hiring Assistant Kitchen Manager in Arlington Heights, IL

Scratchboard Kitchen hiring Assistant Kitchen Manager in Arlington Heights, IL

Scratchboard KitchenMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($17.00 - $25.00)
Expired: Jun 10, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details
Scratchboard Kitchen is seeking a Kitchen Manager with strong leadership skills, attention to detail, and dedication to the Scratchboard Kitchen mission. We are building an environment where there is room to grow, collaborate, and learn. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure prep, service, and day to day operations run smoothly and efficiently.
  • Have prior experience expediting, checking quality of dishes, and paying close attention to allergies. 
  •  Ordering & inventory, prep lists, and driving the daily kitchen functionality.
  • Maintaining a clean and organized work environment, being receptive of constructive criticism, learning & adapting.
  • Holding others accountable and being a positive leader in the kitchen.
  • Ensure that the highest level of quality in relation to the culinary offering is delivered to all guests.
  • Ensure that all food prep and storage areas are kept clean and organized.
  • Ensure that the restaurant is compliant with all health and safety code requirements at all times.
  • Recipe costing , ensuring minimal waste, logging daily cooler temperatures, facilitating maintenance issues.
  • Weekly scheduling of the kitchen team, and maintaining/balancing labor costs.
  • A positive attitude.


  • 2-3+ Years of restaurant management experience
  • Expediting experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Provide ability to manage and develop staff
  • Strong understanding of food & labor costs, budgeting, and inventory management
  • Proactive 
  • Demonstrates a positive approach to problem-solving

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, frequently lifting up to 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds, sitting, standing, for 4 to 8 hours, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.


Restaurant Concept:

Upscale casual restaurant in downtown Arlington Heights serving simple yet elevated scratch-made breakfast and lunch fare, coffee, fresh pressed juice, and alcoholic beverages. We are a growing company, looking for the best talent in the industry. 

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($17.00 - $25.00)

Required Skills


Food Safety Knowledge

Safety Procedures Knowledge


Food Handler Certification

Inventory Management

Cleaning / Sanitation

Kitchen Management

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Ordering / Purchasing


Vendor Management

ServSafe Certified

Team Development and Training

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Farm To Table, Breakfast / Brunch, Coffee / Tea

Upscale Casual

1 Employee RecommendationSee Details

Scratchboard Kitchen is an intimate restaurant seating about 70 guests that opened at the start of the pandemic in April 2020. The restaurant launched with a focus on brunch using local, seasonal ingredients and is now expanding to offer dinner services 3x/week to highlight Executive Chef Grace Goudie's culinary expertise. She worked under Chef Thomas Keller at Ad Hoc and The French Laundry and is bringing elevated dining to the Chicago suburbs. Winner of Daily Herald's "Best New Restaurant" in 2021 and Top Picks for "Best Brunch" and "Best Business Lunch" in 2022. We are currently offering a unique opportunity to join our team while we grow.

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