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Verified Pay $60000 - $75000 per year
Hours Full-time
Location Boardman, Ohio

About this job


Do you challenge yourself to always do things right and do them better? Then you will thrive at BJ’s Restaurants!

We are committed to our CRAFT:

Connection, Respect, Advancement, Fun, and Trust



$60,000 - $75,000 / year plus
quarterly bonus potential
Commensurate with experience



  • Lucrative compensation package
  • Growing company with 200+ restaurants and several new restaurant openings yearly across the country
  • Career advancement and leadership conferences and development programs
  • Comprehensive Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance and 401K
  • Paid vacation time
  • Culture that celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion with our WeCAN & IDEA groups
  • Community involvement and philanthropy – We love giving back to our communities
  • Quarterly bonus potential
  • Daily Pay- On demand access to earned pay
  • Fun environment
  • Relocation opportunities throughout the country
  • And more!  

Apply now so we can tell you about it!



The Kitchen Manager is responsible for managing all functions of the restaurant during opening, mid or closing shifts. Key responsibilities include hiring, managing, supervising and training restaurant team members and ensuring a Gold Standard guest experience.

All management positions at BJ’s Restaurants are classified as exempt.  As an exempt manager, you must spend more than 50% of your time performing managerial duties and must regularly exercise independent judgment and discretion on matters of consequence to the restaurant. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

Operational Execution

  • Perform Open / Mid-Day / Closing duties
  • Conduct daily briefings on matters of importance to the team
  • Manage all necessary repair and maintenance issues
  • Manage the Restaurant Risk Review audit process and implement necessary changes
  • Manage local restaurant marketing, sales building, and community involvement
  • Facilitate and participate in Continued Education Program
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment
  • Ensure 100% compliance with all Company policies and laws
  • Make recommendations concerning development, promotion, and disciplinary action affecting team members
  • Make hiring and termination recommendations to General Manager
  • Cooperate with Team Member Relations Department and management team in investigating Team Member Hotline and Restaurant Support Center inquiries relating to restaurant          

Food & Beverage Execution

  • Ensure safety & sanitation
  • Monitor food and beverage quality and execution
  • Conduct Quarterly Food Reviews
  • Prepare and receive orders of food and beverages
  • Conduct weekly inventories to ensure that proper levels are stocked and to assess ordering patterns and changes
  • Monitor and validate daily prep production

Team Member Relations

  • Coach, mentor, and discipline hourly team members
  • Monitor facilitate team member recognition

Service Execution and Guest Relations

  • Train, coach, and develop team members to ensure they are providing Gold Standard service to BJ’s guests
  • Manage guest relations and guest recovery


Necessary Skills & Requirements:

  • A minimum of two years full service, high volume, casual dining restaurant management experience
  • High personal integrity, professionalism, and maturity
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid relationship management and performance management skills
  • Ability to motivate and direct team members and work effectively in management team
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on listening and questioning skills
  • Strong writing and documentation skills
  • Ability to absorb and retain information quickly
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Proven problem-solving abilities
  • Exceptional guest service orientation
  • Ability to stand and walk around a restaurant to supervise operations for  8-10 hours
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and raise arms above head on occasion

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Pay Range: USD $60,000.00 - USD $75,000.00 /Yr.