Kitchen Manager

This position is not available at this time.

Date Posted: 3/19/2014
Desired Start Date: 3/31/2014
Hours: 50-55 Hours a week
Pay: Salary commensurate with experience

Come work for the most awesome artisan pizza place, new to Louisville, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers!


We are seeking an experienced Kitchen Manager that wants to work in an awesome, fun environment!   If you know anything about Mellow Mushroom then you know how awesome the food and the concept is!


A little info about Mellow Mushroom:

 -founded in 1974 in Atlanta GA by three Grateful Dead loving dudes

 -pizza and craft beer is our game, though we have some other great fare as well as a full bar with fresh, made to order cocktails 

 -each location is independently owned and operated, so you will know the family who runs the joint and signs your paycheck... They will want to get to know you, too

 -sure to be the coolest casual-dining place in the Middletown area


Your job is (but not limited to):


Position Summary:

•Trains and educates new staff on culture, philosophies, standards and operations.

•Creates an experience that every guest will seek to repeat.

•Manages team under their supervision, including counseling, disciplining and scheduling.

•Responsible for keeping food cost, cost of sales, labor cost within budget.

•Maintains clean and safe working conditions in the kitchen.

•Controls costs by constantly training and educating staff and fellow Managers.

•Attends weekly management meetings (as required)

•Builds teamwork 

•Creates a fun and energetic environment!!!!!


•Assists in selecting, hiring & training to  develops the best BOH staff.

•Ensures staff are treated with dignity and respect.

•Sets clear performance expectations through directions and goals; actively listens to staff to determine needs and concerns and quickly responds.

•Provides clear feedback through effective praise, coaching and counseling.

•Acknowledges and celebrates team and individual successes.

•Resolves conflicts constructively and professionally.

•Works with Team Leads and Certified Trainers to ensure standards are followed.

•Posts BOH schedules on time and fairly handles schedule requests 

•Analyzes current and future staffing needs for appropriate planning.

•Scrupulously follows all labor laws and manages for equal opportunity.


•Ensures that all food is prepared according to recipe and served at the proper temperature and presentation.

•Orders effectively to ensure the proper amount of quality product is available. Reduces unnecessary costs by buying product that is not contracted.

•Maintains Mellow Mushroom and local Health Department standards at all times.

•Conducts quality line checks at regularly scheduled intervals.

•Organizes, trains and manages to ensure that proper food handling and cleaning procedures are utilized.

•When necessary, handles guest complaints with a sense of urgency, poise and good judgment.

•Establishes excellent guest service and satisfaction as a priority through personal example and follow-through.

•Ensures the BOH staff appropriately supports and assists the FOH  by providing them with all products needed to execute an excellent guest experience.

Professionalism and Style Expectations:

•Serves great food with great service and a great attitude.

•Projects and assignments are completed thoroughly, professionally and in a timely manner.

•Adjusts to high pressure situations and is open to change.

•Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development.

•Conducts themselves professionally at all times while setting the standard for all staff.

•Expresses ideas and conveys information clearly, effectively and professionally.

•Works to resolve disagreements; is respectful of peers and co-workers.

Knowledge and Skills:

•Kitchen Manager experience a strong plus

•       Strong restaurant operations background.

•Strong communication skills verbal, written and proof-reading skills.

•Strong interpersonal skills. 



*Very Competitive Salary






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Keep it Mellow!