Culinary Manager

Romano's Macaroni Grill
 Bakersfield, CA

Requisition Number: 21-0012

The Culinary Manager supports the Management Team in all aspects ensuring of the restaurants operational needs are met. The Culinary Manager must demonstrate strong communication skills and leadership abilities. The Culinary Manager is responsible for the selection and development of Team Members, while upholding all Kitchen standards and ensuring all food and beverage is served according to standards. The Culinary Manager is responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment which is compliant with all applicable operational standards and health regulations. In addition, they must coach Team Members performance remaining friendly and flexible resulting in the best Guest experience possible.Specifically, the Culinary Manager ensures consistent kitchen execution and profitability by providing and ensuring on-going quality training, coaching and followthrough. The Culinary Manager is accountable for food cost controls, food standards, product availability, Team Member engagement, and the Guest experience as it relates to kitchen operations.The Culinary Manager reports directly to the General Manager and works in tandem with the General Manager to achieve the financial and staffing-related goals of the restaurant.A current Team Member who wishes to become a General Manager must first demonstrate success in fulfilling the duties of Culinary Manager.QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION/TRAINING: MIT training certification. Culinary school or previous culinary management experience a plus. High school diploma or equivalent; some college preferred.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Exceptional leadership and motivational skills required must be able to attract, train and retain the very best Team Members in the industry. Exceptionally strong Guest focus mentality, with the ability to provide an exceptional dining experience for each Guest. Ability to define, measure and attain stretch financial goals for the restaurant with a focus on cost of sales, inventory and labor.WORK EXPERIENCE: One to two years of management experience preferred. Fullservice restaurant management experience preferred.Romanos Macaroni Grill reserves the right to revise or change this job description as the need arises. This job description is not all inclusive of total job responsibilities nor does it constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Romanos Macaroni Grill is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building and developing a high-quality, restaurant operating company by focusing on our key values, our team and our strategic partnerships. All qualified individuals seeking job opportunities with Romano's Macaroni Grill will receive consideration for employment and promotion without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, the presence of non-job related medical conditions, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal laws.