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Kitchen Supervisor and Bakery support

Company: Just Be Kitchen
Location: Denver
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: 25-29We are seeking a very special hire for our team in the kitchen! This is a role for anyone who is intentional with their cooking and looking for a position that not only requires exceptional culinary skills but also has a passion for healthy cooking, whole-foods based nutrition & changing the relationship people have with food!Seeking A Talented Kitchen Manager Who:

  • Has a passion and deep understanding of holistic wellness
  • Strives to be their best self through living a wellness lifestyle
  • Curious and authentically seeking the how, why, and what of alternative ingredients to use to create recipes and dishes with the Just BE Kitchen ethos
  • Understanding and expertise on various allergen-friendly foods to support and drive creative conceptualization of dishes
  • Seeks avenues to continuously improve and expand emotionally, physically and spiritually in order to be the BEst version of themselves
  • Is an excellent communicator – someone who isn't afraid to have tough conversations, but always does so with truth and integrity
  • Can easily coach and mentor others with grace and clarity
  • Can be trusted to ensure the wider Conscious Cooking team uphold strong standards in the kitchen, and will be firm but fair in ensuring they are taking responsibility for their areas of ownership, to a high standard and to hold others accountable if they are notThe Role The Kitchen Manager will oversee kitchen operations and bridge the needs of the Head of Conscious Cooking the Head of Production and the wider team. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):Catering Meals/Weekly Prepped Meals:These were launched in light of COVID and at this juncture there is no plan to end this service!
    • Create 90 day rolling menus of the weekly meals so we can have this finalized far in advance for marketing, etc.
    • Create and ensure bank of Weekly Prepped Meal Recipes are updated, clear, sanitized and easily utilized by other members of the team in your absence
    • Create production and prep schedule of the weekly meals and task others with duties as needed
    • Ensure weekly meal orders go out on time, to a high standardCatering DutiesCatering revenue in the current climate has sharply decreased – but as that picks up here are responsibilities for this area.
      • Keep track of all pending and confirmed catering orders for Just BE Kitchen
      • Ultimate in charge of all catering orders and ensuring they are executed on time, to budget and to standards required for Just BE Kitchen
      • Work with Kitchen Supervisor of Prep to ensure all catering orders are executed effectively
      • Ensure that other team members supporting the operation, execution or delivery of catering orders are fully briefed and 100% clear on any and all catering/special or private events so that we can have a seamless operating kitchen
      • Take FULL ownership of regular catering commitments from 3rd party vendors like FoodEE, Foodsby, EZ Cater, Ritual and others.
      • In charge of creating, costing out and owning the Catering Menu. This is to be updated and refreshed 2x a year
      • Create and update a BoH Catering recipe book that is updated in a timely fashion before each new menu launch.
      • Adhere and promote a Catering process that is finalized and agreed with Owner/Founder, which may include new technology systems, etc. You will be expected to be the core user of this new process.
      • Maintain the Catering area and keep it clean, tidy and organized.
      • Review catering efficiencies – eg. On a quarterly basis conduct a sense check if we are operating optimally for our catering operations. Are we maximizing our output and getting more seamless with each order? What are our needs? Do we need to implement new equipment, storage, process or organization?
      • Set up a catering inventory/audit so that we are not in an "oh no" situation when we have a catering order that requires plates, etc but that we are out of them. This is to be done ASAP to ensure we are not making unnecessary runs to Restaurant Depot, etc.
      • Liaise with Head Chef on scheduling needs to support catering executions
      • Liaise with Head Chef on ordering needs for catering executionNew Menu/Dishes Duties:
        • Play a critical part of new menu roll-out 2x per year and support the Head of Conscious Cooking on new dishes for the menu – participate with the Owner on menu collaboration.General
          • For days off, or extended time off, be sure to create a working schedule based on the point above so that team members are adequately briefed and have all the tools needed to seamlessly execute initiatives.
          • Develop and enhance your Leadership and Coaching as a Manager to supervise and train other members of the BoH team. Coach others and lift them up where relevant.
          • Leverage your role as a Manager to bring ideas, efficiencies and to honor the requirements both financially and culturally of the business.
          • Consistently monitor labor needs and revise schedules on the spot as needed to minimize labor and increase overall efficiencies
          • Watch food costs and ensure all of the responsibilities under your remit are always looking at waste, and food cost % - you will be tied to food cost percentages.
          • Exceptional Health & Safety practices and hold team members accountable for compliance

Keywords: Just Be Kitchen, Denver , Kitchen Supervisor and Bakery support, Hospitality & Tourism , Denver, Colorado

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