• Assistant Kitchen Manager - Leinenkugel's

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-4024
    Location
    US-MO-Kansas City
    Venue Name
    Leinenkugel's KC
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Leinenkugel's Kansas City embraces the bold spirit of pride, celebration, authenticity, and community of the North Woods of Wisconsin. Born from a six generation family culture, the beer, and now restaurant, showcase the finest in ingredients and hospitality. The venue features a large central bar with cold beer storage located directly behind the back bar, providing the freshest beer possible to every guest. The restaurant also includes a 1,000 square foot outdoor beer garden with fireplace, a large dining room with communal seating, and a small raised lounge area, "The Porch," for a more social dining experience. Large, glass garage doors at both ends of the restaurant, will allow guests to flow freely to the beer garden, experience the energy of Kansas City Live! and be connected to the urban scene in downtown Kansas City.

     

    In addition to offering the Leinenkugel's family of beers on tap, Leinenkugel's Kansas City will feature rotating local and regional craft beers. While extensive, the menu will focus on occasions with beer and honoring Wisconsin and Midwest traditions.  Specialty cocktails, featuring the Leinie brands, will anchor an eclectic bar offering with diverse selections of spirits and wine. Leinenkugel's Kansas City is the perfect place to celebrate, socialize, or just relax with great food and great beer. Join us out here!

     

    We are in search of an energetic and professional person to join our team as an Assistant Kitchen Manager and assist the Kitchen Manager and/or Executive Chef with managing the daily operations of the venue kitchen.

            

    Responsibilities

    Includes, but are not limited to: 

    • Control and/or assist with the day-to-day culinary operations of the venue within the policies and guidelines set forth by the company, including the ensurance of appropriate levels of staffing.
    • Assist with maintaining a professional company image, including kitchen cleanliness, proper uniforms and appearance standards.
    • Uphold consistent product and service standards of the highest quality.
    • Control and/or assist with the control of BOH food costs through appropriate ordering, maintaining weekly inventory, reviewing financial reports and taking appropriate actions.
    • Ensure a safe working environment to reduce the risk of injury and accidents.
    • Maintain kitchen organization and cleanliness in compliance with Company and Health Department standards.
    • Recruit, interview and hire supervisory and hourly team members; supervise and motivate; take disciplinary action and recommend terminating hourly team members when necessary.
    • Train employees, as assigned, in an ongoing basis.
    • Lead by example to other team members and mentor new staff.

     

    Qualifications

    • A high school diploma or GED equivalent required.  Culinary arts courses/certifications or related degree preferred.
    • 1-2 years experience of supervising and/or managing kitchen staff and working with inventory and food ordering, in a high-volume kitchen.
    • Exude confidence in cooking skills and abilities.
    • Proven ability to lead a team and communicate efficiently, both verbally and in writing.
    • Exceptional time management and organization skills.
    • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

    This job requires ability to perform the following:

    • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 75 pounds.
    • Moving about the kitchen in a safe and secure manner.
    • Handling food, objects, products and utensils effectively and safely.
    • Bending, stooping, standing and kneeling.
    • Withstand potential climate temperature changes in assigned work area.

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