The Canal Park Brewing Company is seeking a charismatic leader to join our management team. We are seeking a candidate with a fervent passion for the culinary arts, robust kitchen management experience, a passion for craft brewing, and who is someone who believes in customer satisfaction, and the development of self and others. Our Northcoaster brand requires an adventurous spirit, an imaginative mind, and a passion for excellence.
Position Overview: The ideal candidate will possess significant organizational skills, leadership ability, creativity, and a deep desire for success. They will be responsible for staffing, scheduling, menu writing, negotiating with purveyors, and vendors, inventory, financial goals, and staff development of the kitchen department.
The manager will be responsible for all back of house (BOH) functions on an opening, mid, or closing shift, supervision of all BOH staff, food quality, safety, and pace, guest relations, employee relations, and representing the Canal Park Brewery in a positive, professional manner. The Manager will ensure that the kitchen is run in a smooth manner and will attend to any unexpected problems or emergencies that may arise. The manager will set the standard for service expectations by scrutinizing every aspect of the kitchen from start to finish, and personally intervene to correct below standard service issues and positively coach and counsel staff to achieve the highest quality of service in all areas of the brewery. The Manager is responsible for ensuring food quality, recipe adherence and proper plate presentation, as well as maintaining a safe, clean and sanitary environment throughout the restaurant. Our Managers conduct daily line checks, manage expo, and correct any food or beverage problems before they reach the guest. Without compromising food, beverage, or service quality, our management team sets operational goals to achieve and/or exceed the company expectations.
- Minimum 2 to 5 years as a kitchen manager in a full service, high volume restaurant.
- Must possess strong leadership skills.
- Solid track record of success in previous assignments demonstrating upward career tracking.
- Strong communication skills.
- Must be dependable, reliable and motivated.
- Able to work ten hour-plus shifts, with extensive standing/walking.
- May lift materials and/or product up to 50 pounds or more.