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Kitchen Manager at Thompson Hospitality Corporation

Posted in Restaurant - Food Service 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Job Description:

REPORTS TO: General Manager



The Kitchen Manager is to oversee staff, production, cost control, standards, recruiting, and other duties assigned. You will be Responsible to communicate and direct employees of their daily tasks and running of the shift. Provide advice and assistance to management as needed.


  • Manage and motivate employees through constant communication

  • Stocking supplies, serving, handling cash, credit cards, and a cash register

  • Cleaning tables and counters, resetting tables, greeting customers

  • Resolving customer conflict and dissatisfaction

  • Make sure guests are receiving superior customer service at all times

  • Maintain food service and production levels -- ensure that food is prepared and served in the appropriate quantity and with the utmost quality

  • Ensure operations are in accordance with kitchen sanitation and safety standards

  • Start-up and shut-down of restaurant equipment and processes (opening/closing shifts)

  • Handle inventory responsibilities including food orders and receipt


  • A high school diploma

  • At least 2 years of experience in restaurant supervision or management; full-service or fast casual restaurant experience is desired

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

  • Ability to be on one's feet at least 8 hours per day and lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills -- clear and professional demeanor

  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize with efficiency

  • A personable, friendly and outgoing personality

  • Ability to lead, motivate, and manage employees


  • Communication

  • Relationship Management

  • Critical Evaluation