Kitchen Manager

21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Within Yates, even though we are a drink led business we absolutely believe that food is a vital part of the success. From breakfast to brunch, lunch to dinner and whenever we have guests ordering food, we need it to be the best. We serve everything from full English breakfasts to burgers, from sandwiches to desserts so we need you to be able to deliver all sorts of food throughout the day, to the highest of standards. You need to keep the kitchen team engaged, be passionate and enthusiastic all whilst getting involved in recruitment, training and development.

You will ideally have a relevant NVQ or equivalent but more importantly you will have lots of kitchen experience at a similar level and proven leadership skills to control and improve all aspects of the kitchen. Main responsibilities as a Kitchen Manager include:

Identify recruitment needs within the kitchen, advertise, interview, recruit and induct new team members
Conduct appraisals and produce development plans for kitchen team
Hold kitchen pre-session briefings and communicate menu and specification changes to team
Organise kitchen team rotas in order to deliver business targets and effectively deploy team members at critical times
Ensure all kitchen team leaders/members training are delivered professionally and effectively within the agreed timescales
Attend and participate in management meetings
Ensure preparation and stock levels are maintained in line with the needs of the business
Assist the general manager in controlling the costs and expenditure in line with budget and targets delivering weekly GP%
Be safe and legal

In return we can offer you an award-winning development programme and access to apprenticeships. We offer a competitive salary and an uncapped bonus scheme, you will receive 25% discount on food and drink for you and your entire party in all our pubs and venues. We also have an employee benefits scheme which gives you discounts across hundreds of brands and services and a contributory pension scheme.