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Kitchen Manager

Job Title: Kitchen Manager 

Report to: Executive Chef 

Hours:  Full-time 

Posting ID #: 2121 

 

SUMMARY 

In this position, you will act as a Team Lead for the Kitchen staff, and your main duties are to produce high quality exceptional doughnuts and baked goods in a high-capacity kitchen environment to ensure all of our products are available for as much of the day as possible. 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

This position is responsible for the following duties:  

  • All baking and glazing tasks, including but not limited to: yeast dough, scones, doughnut fillings, and glazes.  
  • Oversees pastry kitchen operations and leads the team in day-to-day tasks.  
  • Assists with training pastry staff on new products and recipes.  
  • Assist with creating the weekly schedule in accordance with labour cost and percentage.  
  • Curates deep cleaning and prep schedules and follows through on completion 
  • Completes weekly orders for ingredients and supplies needed for operations 
  • Participates in monthly inventory on the last Sunday of each month. If unable due to sickness or vacation, ensures proper coverage. 
  • Communicate with Executive Chef when unable to complete or unsure of any tasks; Develop and propose solutions for how to best proceed.  
  • Assist with training new employees.  
  • Ensure that team is sanitizing food preparation areas as determined by HACCP and company policy  
  • Familiar with kitchen safety procedure, and the location of all HACCP record forms  

 

*Other duties and special projects may be assigned from time to time. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • High school diploma, Culinary or Pastry Diploma would be an asset 
  • Entry level for Outlook and Excel  
  • Food Safe Certification 
  • 2 Year of similar work experience 
  • 2 years of supervisor experience 

Leadership:  

  • Ability to lead and motivate the team 
  • Ability to give constructive and meaningful feedback; willingness to receive and act upon feedback received from others
  • Demonstrate and embed the company values throughout the department and the company as a whole; Promote and celebrate our culture. 
  • Effective communicator
  • Willingness to coach employees and assist them in reaching their highest potential 

Soft Skills / Other:

  • VERY passionate about coffee and food 
  • Knowledge of specialty coffee, coffee trends and café operations 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage time effectively to achieve results 
  • Ability to build strong internal working relationships and be an effective communicator 
  • Have a “no job is too small” mentality: you roll up your sleeves, boldly jump in and get it done!  
  • Have ability to see a project through from beginning to end while demonstrating the ability to both multi-task effectively and prioritize tasks  
  • Be results-oriented and process driven, with high expectations of self and team 
  • Positive outlook and attitude 

 

 If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume to Karly Pomes Executive Chef at karly@49thcoffee.com and include the job title and posting ID # in the subject line. If you know someone who you believe would be a great fit for this role and for the Company, please share the job details with them and ask them to apply!  

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