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Kitchen Manager  at Octavio

Kitchen Manager

Octavio More Info

Chicago, IL

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires on Mar 4, 2018

Requirements

1 year

Job Details

Octavio Cantina and Kitchen is looking for a Kitchen Manager to assist in the operations of our kitchen staff! The successful candidate will have culinary and management experience. We’re looking for a creative, motivating professional who doesn’t mind contributing to prep work or delivering food when necessary, but who won’t be afraid to delegate. You will report to the Executive Chef and have the opportunity to hire and train staff. The job requires approximately 50 - 55 hours per week including nights and weekends.

Job Skills and requirements:

  • Must represent Octavio's Vision and Values
  • Ideally 2 years of supervisory experience working in high volume restaurants
  • Experience in a scratch kitchen, a plus
  • Loves to cook!
  • Loves food and continuously upholds outstanding food quality standards
  • Leads and motivates the kitchen team to execute Octavio's policies and procedures
  • Ensures superior quality and execution of Octavio's recipe standards
  • Recruits, interviews, hires, trains, schedules and provides ongoing development of kitchen team members to Octavio's standards
  • Monitors and improves of food and labor cost systems
  • Prepares daily production list
  • Places food and supply orders
  • Conducts inventory per company policy
  • Completes line-checks to ensure all stations are stocked with quality food equipment
  • Ensures that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout the kitchen area at all times
  • Coaches and trains team members to increase knowledge about safety, sanitation, and accident prevention principles
  • Has strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to stand and walk for up to 10 hours per day
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to exert fast-paced mobility for periods up to 6 hours in length
  • Ability to work within the following conditions: wet floors, temperature extremes and loud noise
  • Ability to work calm and effectively under pressure
  • Ability to communicate and understand the primary language of the work location
  • Ability to perform essential functions to Octavio's standards with reasonable accommodation.

Qualifications and skills:

  • 1-2 years’ culinary experience
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Capable of conducting and assessing restaurant inventoryWilling to work a flexible schedule
  • Experience with delegating tasks and maintaining fast speed of service

Please send your resume to [email protected] or submit to Culinary Agents.

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling

Chopping

Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards

Equipment Maintenance

Expediting

Food Budgeting

Food Safety Knowledge

Frying

General knife handling

Gluten Free

Grilling

Inventory

Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Ordering / Receiving

Portioning

Receiving/Organizing

Sauce Development

Saute

Scheduling

Servesafe Certified

Smoking

Sous-vide

Staff education / motivation

Ticket Management

Vegetable Breakdown

Wood Fire Cooking

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Octavio

Casual Dining

Current locations include Lady Gregory's Andersonville, Wilde Bar & Restaurant, and Lady Gregory's Old Town.

Octavio Cantina & Kitchen opening March 2018.

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