OVERVIEW OF POSITION
The role of the Kitchen Manager is to lead all aspects of the kitchen with the goal of delivering great food, minimizing waste and running a profitable business. As Impact’s Kitchen Manager you must be an advocate of our mission, participate in and support our vision, and live and breathe our values. You and your team will strive to deliver the best-in-class guest experience with a motivated and engaged staff aligned to an exciting workplace culture. This role is fully accountable for cost of goods, people, equipment, safety, cleanliness and excellent food execution.
Reports to: General Manager
Assist in set up, organization and cleanliness of the kitchen
Manage kitchen compliance including health and safety regulation
Manage the production schedule and logistics within a multi-location operation
Oversee the work of a large kitchen staff, working together with them as a team.
Scheduling of kitchen personnel in conjunction with business forecasts and predetermined budget
Model the company’s standards and operating practice ensuring that the team follows SOP’s through production
Recruit and train top talent through progressive training and set evaluations aligned to career planning.
When necessary, execute disciplinary action via HR process for all kitchen personnel
Interpret and report cost of goods and labour actuals versus budget
Work alongside senior management and stakeholders responsible for menu development on innovative new menu items and recipe creation
Culinary Degree from a recognized Institute of Culinary Arts or equivalent combination of education and experience, Red Seal preferred
Minimum 3 years progressive culinary/kitchen management experience
Proven understanding and success managing food and labour costs
Comprehensive knowledge of food production, sanitation, food cost controls and presentation
Knowledge of federal, provincial and municipal health and safety requirements
Exceptional communication, organization and leadership skills
Experience in training, orientating and development of new employees
Proven ability to ensure and train on consistency, quality and plate presentation
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays
Willing to periodically work long hours depending on the needs of the business
Willingness to perform other duties as assigned
Ability to lift over 20lbs is required
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in Canada will not be considered
WHY WORK AT IMPACT?
Grow with us! As Impact grows there will be new leadership opportunities, including salaried positions. We will always look to promote from within, providing mentorship and development along the way.
#TEAMIMPACT Calling all team players! We value all of our employees and recognize that we can accomplish so much more when we work together.
Make an IMPACT - Impact kitchen provides meaningful employment, from our nutritionally based menu and food philosophy, the mission and values that guide all aspects of the business, to our drive to continually find new ways to serve our community.
Health & Wellness - Joining the Impact Kitchen team provides you with opportunities to learn more about nutrition, health, and wellness.
Paid Sick Days
Health benefits program offered at the end of 3 month probationary period
Free meals and 50% Discount on Impact brand purchases
Annual Bonus Opportunity
Impact Kitchen was founded on the belief that food has the power to shape our daily lives. That real, wholesome ingredients, prepared simply and with integrity, can provide us with the energy to take on the day with ambition and optimism. Our flagship restaurant is located in the Corktown neighbourhood in the east end of Toronto, and we now have locations in the West End, Summerhill, and the Harbourfront.View Company