Kitchen Managers - Calgary

Blue Shock Executive Search

Our Calgary Restaurant client is growing and requires 2 Kitchen Managers.

  • 1 to 3 years of experience running a kitchen
  • Previous new store opening experience is required
  • Out of province travel is required to open new stores as a lead trainer
We are currently looking for experienced Kitchen Managers. The successful candidates for this role will be responsible for assisting the day to day operations of a kitchen, hands-on cooking duties and operations responsibilities, including scheduling, ordering, inventories and costing, interviewing, hiring and training all staff and the development of future managers into the business.

The Person
  • Minimum 6 years of cooking experience
  • Minimum 4 years experience in a management capacity
  • Strong diverse cooking skills
  • Easy-going personality
  • Efficient multi-tasker
  • Creative, strong attention to detail and focus on bill times
  • Passion about food and food quality
  • Willing to work hard
  • Red Seal or equivalent education is preferred but not necessary
The Responsibilities
  • Follows detailed budgets
  • Traveling around Canada to open new locations 2 to 3 a year
  • Preparing and submitting daily, weekly and monthly revenue totals
  • Assist in hiring, training, supervising, directing, coaching and evaluating kitchen staff
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to provide clear direction to the staff
  • Accountable to all new Menu roll-outs or system changes
  • Completes scheduling and labour forecasts
  • Must be able to cooperate with other departments to foster & promote a harmonious working climate to maximize productivity & efficiency
  • Directly accountable to over 15 staff members
  • Builds a strong team relationship with the front of house team
Candidates must live in Calgary to be considered for this role.