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Kitchen Managers make sure that a professional kitchen runs smoothly in terms of food preparation and timely service. Skills listed on sample resumes of Kitchen Managers include ensuring quality food by cooking and preparing food to order, monitoring food waste and inventory levels, and training and developing crew members to be future Kitchen Managers. Some Kitchen Managers are able to list an associates or bachelor's degree in restaurant and hospitality or the culinary arts on their resume, while others advance to the position after starting out as line cooks or wait staff.

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1

Kitchen Manager/ Pit Master

Promoted to Kitchen Manager from success as FOH manager of sister restaurant, responsible of managing over 40 employees

  • Responsible for high volume day to day operations, scheduling and staff selection, weekly menu alterations and payroll
  • Communicated with restaurant owners daily to budget goals and reduce labor and food costs
  • Developed catering protocol increasing overall restaurant revenue through off site catering and in house private functions
  • Worked alongside managing partner in creation of staple menu items, marketing strategies and high profile promotional events
  • Assisted ownership in pre-opening of restaurant, including restaurant and kitchen design to optimize efficiency and set BOH policy standards
  • Lead Chef, oversaw and participated in food preparation and production in addition to regulating cafeteria style service during peak lunch hours
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Iberian And Latin American Languages And Cultures
BA
Spanish
2

Kitchen Manager

Directed and managed a large and diverse staff of 30 employees

  • Ordered, tracked, and organized all inventory
  • Provided excellent customer service and addressed problems quickly and efficiently
  • Provided leadership to the staff in a high volume restaurant
  • Scheduled and submitted weekly schedules
  • Enforced all state and company policies and procedures for sanitation and food quality
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Information Systems-systems Development / Analyst
3

Kitchen Manager

Overseeing the day to day operations of 80 employees in a high volume restaurant.

  • Succeeded in controlling food costs to company's goal for 5 straight fiscal quarters including ranking in top 10% of company for quarters 1 and 2 of 2014
  • Achieved passing scores of 91% or better on all Health Inspections
  • Developing hourly team members into successful salaried managers
  • Facilitating regional manager meetings for new food and beverage deployments
  • Awarded Manager of the Quarter for the first Quarter of 2014
  • Purchaser of all food and supplies
  • Recovered a restaurant that was achieving a Guest Satisfaction score of only 50% in 2014 to continually receiving Guest Satisfaction scores of over 85% in 2015
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
4

Kitchen Manager

Managed kitchen staff by orientating, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline as required.

  • Instructed new staff on proper food preparation, storage, use of equipment, sanitation and safety procedures
  • Actively involved in cost control, sanitation, menu development, private dinging and catering
  • Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special items for in-house special events.
  • Performed monthly product inventories
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Kitchen Manager / Service Manager / Admin Manager

Hire, train, motivate, supervise, evaluate, schedule and terminate employees

  • Responsible for any, and all, guest and employee concerns
  • Successfully lowered liquor cost from 36% to 20.5%
  • Part of a management team who was awarded Darden Diamond Club ( top 2% of ops )
  • Worked to maintain a food cost, measured actual vs. theoretical, of below 5.4%
  • Developed par's based on our location's specific 'supply-and-demand'
  • Opened nine new locations; AOR's included HOH, FOH, training, admin, and made AGM while fulfilling duties of Culinary Captain as well
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
Business Management
Business Management
6

Kitchen Manager

Oversaw and coordinated the operations and management of the kitchen team for a catering service through proper training and supervision.

  • Supervised phases of food procurement, production and service, inventory and ordering, food storage and rotation, food preparation, recipe adherence, plate presentation, and service and production time standards.
  • Provided routine food safety reviews and made sure all sanitation and food safety standards were met while correcting any deficiencies on a timely basis.
  • Conducted daily line checks and delivered clear feedback to the kitchen team and management while enforcing uniform and personal grooming standards in compliance with company policy.
  • Ensured food quality standards and adhered to special client request specifications.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Kitchen Manager

Managed the daily operation of the kitchen.

  • Prepared daily production list and ensured the recipes and portions servings in an accurate way.
  • Monitored and oversee kitchen labor and food cost and budgetary requirements.
  • Ensured that the kitchen, dish and food storage area is maintained in a clean and organized manner.
  • Verified all recipes, food preparations, and presentations meet the quality and specifications of resident dietary requirements.
  • Received and examined food items and supplies to ensure quality and quantity requirements.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Certificate
Mds
8

Interim General Manager/ Kitchen Manager

Drove top line sales increase of 624K annually for a $3.1m location.

  • Spearheaded implementation of Ziosk tableside ordering system in first location in company.
  • Appointed Interim GM by DM from November 2014-January 2015.
  • Promoted from Service Manager to Kitchen Manager in July 2014.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Business Administration
9

Kitchen Manager

Effectively hired, trained, and supervised employees in food preparation, sales, and customer service.

  • Updated and maintained inventories of food and kitchen equipment and supplies; assisted in timely stock ordering from vendors and suppliers.
  • Responsible for sales and answering customer questions related to food storage and preparation.
  • Assisted in supervising employees in creative food preparation, assembly, and presentation; performed customer service and sales duties.
  • Assisted in maintaining inventory levels and ordering.
  • Chosen to train for management position.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
10

Assistant Kitchen Manager

Inspected food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices.

  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes and personal judgment and experience.
  • Weighed, measured, and mixed ingredients according to recipes and personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Assigned duties, responsibilities, and work stations to employees in accordance with work requirements; trained and managed 6 people on prepping and working the line and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
  • Observed and evaluated workers and work procedures in order to ensure quality standards and service; successfully managed a 6-8 person team on cooking the food right by the recipe card and getting the food out at outback standard 10-12 min time.
  • Recommended measures for improving work procedures and worker performance in order to increase service quality and enhance job safety; provided direction and assistance to a 2 man prep crew in the morning and a 6-8 line crew in the evening.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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