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Kitchen Manager
The Dabney
122 Blagden Alley, Washington, DC 20001, United States
The Dabney hiring Kitchen Manager in Washington, DC

The Dabney hiring Kitchen Manager in Washington, DC

The DabneyMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($55k - $65k)
Expired: Jul 6, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details
Job Title: Kitchen Manager

Location: The Dabney Cellar, Washington, D.C.

Reports to: Chef Jeremiah Langhorne; Chef Tim Buell

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Summary: The Dabney Cellar, a casual dining and wine bar under the guidance of Michelin-starred Chef Jeremiah Langhorne, is seeking a dedicated Kitchen Manager. This position is essential to maintaining the high standards of culinary excellence that define our establishment. The Kitchen Manager will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the kitchen, managing staff, and ensuring the consistent production of high-quality dishes.

Key Responsibilities:
• Manage and oversee all kitchen operations, ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations. • Collaborate with Chef Langhorne to develop menu items and special dishes.
• Maintain inventory levels and order supplies while managing food and labor costs.
• Train and supervise kitchen staff, promoting a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
• Implement and maintain quality control measures to uphold the standards expected at a Michelin-starred venue.
• Handle scheduling, and resolve staffing and service issues promptly.
• Foster a collaborative and respectful working environment.
• Ensure the kitchen is clean and organized at all times.
• Participate in staff evaluations and provide feedback and development guidance.
• Represent The Dabney Cellar at events and participate in public relations efforts as required.

• Strong understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures.
• Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment and make decisions quickly.
• Culinary degree or equivalent experience.
• Passion for local and sustainably sourced ingredients.
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

• Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
• Opportunities for professional development and culinary training.
• Dynamic work environment under the mentorship of a Michelin-starred chef.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications and experience. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. This job description outlines the responsibilities and expectations for the role, emphasizing the establishment’s high standards and the leadership qualities needed to succeed.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($55,000.00 - $65,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, Dining Discounts

Required Skills

Strong Understanding of Cooking Methods, Ingredients, Equipment, and Procedures

Leadership Skills

Communication Skills

Interpersonal Skills

Ability to Thrive in a High Pressure Environment

Decision Making Skills

Organizational Skills

Ability to Manage Multiple Tasks Simultaneously

Culinary Degree or Equivalent Experience

Passion for Local and Sustainably Sourced Ingredients

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Fine Dining

Part of Restaurants by Chef Jeremiah Langhorne and Alex Zink

At The Dabney, we source our food from the Mid-Atlantic’s finest farms and purveyors. The centerpiece of our open kitchen is a wood-burning hearth that allows us to showcase the region’s versatility while staying true to its classic cooking methods. In our dining room, guests will find bare tables and exposed historic brick walls, service that’s refined but relaxed, and a dining experience that’s unpretentious, delicious, and fun.

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