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Kitchen Manager
Belle's Delicatessen and Bar
5022 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Belle's Delicatessen and Bar hiring Kitchen Manager in Los Angeles, CA

Belle's Delicatessen and Bar hiring Kitchen Manager in Los Angeles, CA

Belle's Delicatessen and BarMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($70k - $75k)
Expired: May 5, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year

Job Details

Kitchen Lead Job Description

Daily Responsibilities

  • Oversee completion of inventory
  • Adjust inventory pars as needed
  • Ensure prep lists are completed
  • Adjust prep pars as needed
  • Delegation over and communication with prep team 
  • Delegation over and communication with porters in relation to their BOH duties
  • Ensure quality control of food presence and taste
  • Establish proper kitchen sanitation standards
  • Establish a maintenance and cleaning system for all kitchen equipment/kitchen areas
  • Full discretion over preparation and execution of food
  • Discretion over flow of food service
  • Communication w FOH/Expo about prep time estimates
  • Communication w bakery about inventory needs/ specific desires
  • EOD email bagel counts/inventory needs/kitchen recap
  • Streamlining and consolidating food ordering (orders and communication for specialty items)
  • Ensuring an efficient close/transition of service (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Oversee quality control of catering trays
  • Adjusting kitchen staff when necessary to best fit needs of kitchen
  • Discretion over proper use and cleanliness of walk in/dry ingredient storage
  • Coordination with FOH/Bar on use of walk in space
  • Discerning when items need to be 86’d and communicating this with GM/AGM
  • Ensuring kitchen and prep staff are fully knowledgeable of menu items

Weekly Responsibilities

  • Participates in weekly manager meetings
    • Provides insight into BOH operations
  • Execute all food ordering and adjust accordingly
  • Ensure all food orders are received and properly stored
  • Assist in scheduling staff to maintain highest quality production and minimize overtime

Intermittent/As Needed Responsibilities 

  • Ordering kitchen equipment (once per month)
    • Orders over $500 must be approved with GM & ownership
  • Communicate large equipment needs with GM
  • Compiling and updating recipes in recipe book
  • Contacting vendors to receive credit if food quality is subpar
  • Training kitchen staff/delegating training
  • Coordination w GM to complete ordering in any absence
  • Cross checking food prices with different vendors
  • Sourcing ingredients for new menu items
  • Coordinating special pickups or deliveries when essential food products are 86’d
  • Communicating new menu item details with GM and FOH
  • Finding coverage for BOH staff when call outs occur
  • BOH reservist for uncovered callouts


  • Working w GM to create healthy and positive work environment
  • Reviewing new hire candidates with GM and ownership and make recommendations
  • Establishing a relationship with purveyors and food reps
  • Teach cooks to be safe and efficient
  • Works w GM to develop and update training materials for BOH
  • Upholds standards and procedures through example and acknowledgment 
  • Gives staff feedback daily and enforces all procedures and protocols
  • Teach and train BOH staff o new procedures and pickups
  • Offer support to BOH staff when needed
  • Availability to work any BOH station proficiently when needed

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($70,000.00 - $75,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Accident insurance

Required Skills

Inventory Management

Prep list management



Quality Control

Sanitation Standards


Food Preparation



Menu Knowledge

Vendor Management


Problem Solving



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