Kitchen Manager, Umami Burger - Brookfield

    Morgans Hotel Group Co.
    New York, NY 10001
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    Welcome to sbe!

    A global tribe of individuals, partners and progressives, devoted to creating extraordinary experiences for our community throughout our proprietary brands - we are sbe.

    Visionaries at the forefront of hospitality, cuisine, design, residences and entertainment, our lifestyle moments are forged with highly-curated and passionate service.

    We are committed to authenticity, sophistication, mastery and innovation.

    Our stage is the world. Our time is now.
    With this in mind, we foster a family environment built on values that describe our lifestyle, experiences and how we see the world. When you have a tribe such as ours and place it in and around the collection of accommodations, restaurants, nightlife, retail and gaming, you create a force that cannot be replicated by anyone else. We are an equal opportunity employer.

    At Umami Burger you will have the opportunity to be on a team of talented and driven team members who are passionate about food, hospitality, and service excellence while working in a fun, dynamic, and fast-paced team environment. Our Kitchen Managers are hands-on and work alongside our culinary team to deliver a flawless and yummy guest experience every time!

    Responsibilities:
    • Manage inventory, food and culinary labor costs.
    • Prepare culinary team schedules to meet the needs of the restaurant and budget guidelines.
    • Appoint tasks and responsibilities to kitchen staff.
    • Responsible for the cleanliness & maintenance of the kitchen. Ensures equipment is cleaned daily, supplies stored properly, etc.
    • Oversee the training and development of the kitchen team, ensuring constant improvement in culinary skills and consistency in production standards.
    • Ensure food quality, portion control and plated presentation meets Umami standards.
    • Conducts regular line checks, monitors stock levels and manages inventory to ensure recipe adherence in kitchen execution of all products served.
    • Implement and adhere to the Health and Safety policies and procedures.
    • Supervise and support kitchen staff while regularly working the line.
    • Uphold and maintain sanitation and safety standards at all times.
    Job Requirements:
    • Minimum 2-3 years of culinary management experience in a high-volume casual dining restaurant.
    • Culinary degree preferred or related degree in restaurant management/hospitality.
    • Strong business acumen, including an understanding of budgets and operating costs.
    • Excellent knowledge of food recipes, food handling and preparation.
    • Demonstrated ability to train, motivate, and direct a team.
    • Ability to speak and understand Spanish is a plus.
    • Able to stand or walk for extended periods of time.
    • Able to grasp, lift and/or carry up to 50lbs as needed
    • Finger/hand dexterity to operate kitchen machinery, knives, etc.
    • Must possess hearing, visual and sensory abilities to observe and detect emergency situations; also to distinguish product, taste, texture, temperature, presentation and preparation.
    • Understands how to safely handle and maintain kitchen equipment.
    • Results driven with proven track record of creating learning environments.
    • Serv Safe certificate required & state/local alcohol Tips certification as applicable.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including opening, closing, weekends and holidays.
    Posting ID: 551379188Posted: 2020-07-14