Kitchen Manager

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Please download and complete our application or pick up an application at our Administrative Office,
Telstar Networks (M-F, 8am-12pm & 1pm-5pm), 1125 S. Main St., Ste. B, Las Cruces, NM 88005.
Completed applications should also be submitted to Telstar Networks during business hours only.

Kitchen Manager Job Description
– Responsible for the development and operation of their team to support one of the most critical factors in our success, food quality
– Manage our food quality standards by consistently monitoring the temperature of hot food as well as
insuring that our cold food is stored according to standards
– Help in the preparation and design of all food.
– Produce high quality plates, both in design and taste.
– Help ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely manner that meets our quality standards.
– Fill in for the Executive Chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary.
– Maintain assigned work station in a safe and sanitary condition.
– Maintain acceptable standards of personal hygiene and complies with department dress code.
– Comply with and enforce sanitation Regulations and safety standards.
– Responsible for the development and operation of their team to support one of the most critical factors in our success, food quality
– Manage our food quality standards by consistently monitoring the temperature of hot food as well as insuring that our cold food is stored according to standards
– Responsible for Food Safety
– Develop and cross train all team members.
– Identify, seize control and solve of any problematic situation.
– Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely manner that meets our quality standards.
– Assign Daily work stations, manage breaks and other day to day operations. Schedule staff according to business needs
– Enforce Core Values and improve performance
– Provide oversight to the cleaning program as written
– Insure consistent and accurate records are kept for temperature logs, Critical Control Points, RQAs
– Insure consistent application of the timed holding system
– Monitor/manage breakfast & cold entrée waste daily (day shift)
– Manage food cost related to all sub category product mix gaps
– Manage inventory rotation and product storage standards

Job Requirements
– A minimum of 3 years of experience.
– Must have Food Handler’s Manager Certification or obtain it within 30 days of employment.
– Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures.
– Understanding all key business standards related to food, service and cleanliness.
– Effectively lead the development of others, including work relationships, with emphasis on an
exceptional work environment for all employees.
– Maintain a full knowledge of menus, recipes and other pertinent information.
– Be able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel. Develop a mutual respect among team members to insure success and excellence.
– Requires moderate physical effort. Standing, carrying, bending, stretching, stooping, pulling and pushing, lifting of weights up to 50 pounds.
– Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 9 hours).
– Reliable transportation needed.
– Reports to work as scheduled
– Be available Weekends and Holidays. Restaurant hours are 7am to 2pm, 7 days a week; subject to change.