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Niemann Foods Chef-Kitchen Manager in Springfield, Illinois

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Niemann Foods

Chef-Kitchen Manager

Company:

Niemann Foods

Position:

Chef-Kitchen Manager

Department:

Restaurants

Status:

Full Time

Shift:

First / Day

Req #:

4532889

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Date posted:

September 21, 2020

Location:

3001 Veterans Parkway, Niemann Foods - Harvest Market #581

Springfield, IL, 62704, US

Job category:

Harvest Market

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SUMMARY

The Farmhouse Chef/Kitchen Manager assists in the managing of restaurant operations including but not limited to maximizing gross margins, ensuring sales, controlling inventory, ordering, gaining product knowledge and expenses while working in a safe manner and enhancing the Harvest Market culture. The Farmhouse Chef/Kitchen Manager provides consistent good quality, good tasting, and appealing food to customers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures that Restaurant Associates deliver superior guest service and ensures absolute customer satisfaction

  • Learns and uses the three E’s: Engagement, Educate, Empowerment

  • Assists manager on day-to-day operations and procedures

  • Service customers with the highest quality products

  • Writes, executes, and trains staff on weekly/daily specials

  • Performs all aspects of Back of House restaurant duties

  • Dish washing as needed

  • Assists with inventory

  • Promotes sales/events and support established program

  • Assists in day to day operational procedures to ensure stock level, inventory, and cleanliness

  • Problem solving

  • Follows all Health Code guidelines

  • Works within company programs, policies and procedures

  • Follows all safety policies and procedures; is a safety role model

  • Other duties as assigned

KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Passion/purpose

  • Foodie/farmer

  • Thirst for knowledge/curious/inquisitive

  • People enthusiast/outgoing

  • Genuine

  • Good communicator/desire to share

  • Trendy/fun

  • Honest

  • Techie

  • Leadership skills

  • Culinary skills

  • The ability to prioritize and multi task

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Problem solving skills

  • High energy

  • Adaptability

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directly supervises Associates.

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

  • Responsibilities include training associates; planning, assigning, and directing work;

  • Rewarding and coaching associates;

  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • One year certificate from college or technical school;

  • Or previous Lead Chef experience

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to work with Supermarket math concepts such as addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, percentages, distribution, penetration, gross profit, and Sales Per Associate Hour.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Manager Food Handler’s Certification as required by State Law provided at store level

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

  • Slip resistant shoes with closed toe and heel

  • Hairnets/Hats

  • Safety Cutter

  • Computer

  • Uniform per store policy

  • Pallet jack

  • Ladders and stepladders

  • Associates may be required to use standard restaurant equipment including, but not limited to

  • Knives

  • Slicers

  • Ovens

  • Grills

  • Commercial dish machine

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Regularly (Over 2/3 of the time)

  • Stand

  • Walk

  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Stoop

  • Kneel

  • Crouch

  • Taste

  • Smell

  • Communicate with associates and customers

  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Frequently (Between 1/3 to 2/3 of the time)

  • Overhead lifting

  • Climb

  • Balance

  • Lift and/or move up to 75 pounds

Occasionally (Less than 1/3 of the time)

  • Sit

  • Crawl

  • Lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

Vision

  • Close

  • Distance

  • Peripheral

  • Depth perception

  • Ability to adjust focus

  • Ability to distinguish colors

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Frequently

  • Work near moving mechanical parts

Occasionally

  • Extreme heat

  • Risk of electrical shock

  • Wet or humid conditions

  • Extreme cold

Noise Level

  • Moderate

**Niemann Foods Management retains the discretion to add to or change the position requirements at any time.

**Position requirements may vary by store location

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