Culinary Manager/Kitchen Manager

Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Job Function: Food & Beverage & Lodging Job Number: JN -032023-106002 Salary: $55,000 - $68,000 Experience Level: Management / Assistant Managers

Job Description

A stable and growing brand with an environmental conscious is seeking a Culinary Manager to join their team! The Culinary Manager should have experience leading a scratch kitchen and appreciation for the product. They work closely with the team members to drive operational excellence and best-in-class guest satisfaction. Must have a desire to engage with the guests on a daily basis.

Culinary Manager Job Requirements:
  • Strong background in working in a Scratch Kitchen and leading a team of more than 20 employees
  • Supporting Recruitment and Retention of team members by creating a culture focused on its people as the #1 asset
  • Training and Development procedures as the primary key to success and future growth
  • Daily Supervision of the hourly team members, providing feedback and support in a timely manner
  • Strong lens around Flawless Plate presentation for each and every guest
  • Quality of Operations through adherence to company standards and team member accountability

Culinary Manager Job Qualifications:
  • Must be open to working shifts in all areas of responsibility, including the Front of the House
  • Servant Leadership Style and Passion for People
  • 2+ years in a leadership role as a Kitchen/Culinary Manager, Assistant General Manager, or General Manager
  • Polished casual, upscale, or fine dining experience (preferred)
  • No more than 2 jobs in the past 5 years
  • Experience managing a P&L, scheduling, and ordering/inventory
  • Enjoys hands-on leadership in a scratch kitchen

Culinary Manager Benefits:
  • Strong Competitive Salary
  • Quarterly Bonus Potential
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k

Additional Information

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person's age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

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