Experienced Culinary Manager, with great opportunity for an excellent Work & Life balance!

Edison, NJ 08837

Job Function: Food & Beverage & Lodging Job Number: JN -012023-102156 Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 Experience Level: Mid or Senior Level / General Managers

Job Description

If you are a talented, personable, and driven Restaurant leader with a passion for great food, excellent service, and mentoring others we would like to meet with you.

We are a family-operated, Hospitality group expanding in New Jersey. We serve delicious, crave-able food and operate more than 20 Restaurant concepts across the Northeast, United States.

We look forward to learning more about you and good luck!

Culinary Manager Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the District team to organize, plan, and direct all activities in the building.
  • Ensure excellent quality, flavorful food made to spec and served timely with care.
  • Manage budgeting, labor, food, and beverage costs based on financial objectives.
  • Direct and oversee all departments supervising, hiring, and team development.
  • Uphold standards, policies, and procedures, including sanitation, maintenance, safety, etc.
  • Be entrepreneurial with a creative focus on catering business development, new revenue opportunities, and partnership relationships locally.
  • Responsibilities also include Hiring, performance evaluation, training staff in policies regarding cash handling, customer service and handling complaints, fast-food preparation and serving, sanitation standards, and in the proper use and maintenance of equipment.

Culinary Manager Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years Kitchen Manager or relevant Management experience required.
  • Catering and culinary management experience preferred
  • Ability to learn and master systems and recipes.
  • Must be driven with a passion for delivering excellent service.
  • Community-focused and guest-minded.

Culinary Manager Benefits:
  • Excellent salary up to $75, 000.00
  • High Volume Bonus
  • Healthcare, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off

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.

Recruiter Managing this Job

Steven Fusaro
Senior Recruiter

Steven Fusaro joined the Goodwin team in 2021. He has a passion for helping talented professionals find the best next step in their careers. Steven's passion lies in matching the right candidates to the right position. He aims to always try to match the talent, skills, passion, and vision of the employee and the employer. He understands the importance of loving what you do. For when you love what you do, the possibilities are endless.
Steven has been in the hospitality industry for over 20 years as an executive chef. He started as a dishwasher at 13 years old and grew to love everything about the hospitality world. He is experienced in building strong teams and spotting great talent.
Steven's experience ranges from Michelin-starred restaurants to fast casual multi-unit concepts. He was tasked with being a brand advocate at every stage of his career and seeking out the best talent.
Steven lives in the New York City area with his countless number of cookbooks and enjoys a good bourbon on occasion. He is a former professional photographer and producer, and regards his espresso machine as one of his most cherished "friends."
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