Kitchen Manager - Adkins Cheurfi

Kitchen Manager

£30k - 32k per year + tips permanent Whitley Bay
Job application end date: 2024-03-13

Kitchen Manager

Job Description

We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Kitchen Manager to join our team at a well-established establishment in Whitley Bay, North East England. As a Kitchen Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the kitchen, ensuring the highest standards of food preparation and delivery are maintained.

Job Duties:

  • Manage and coordinate all activities in the kitchen, including food preparation, cooking, and presentation
  • Supervise and train kitchen staff, ensuring they adhere to health and safety regulations and maintain cleanliness standards
  • Create and update menus based on seasonal availability, customer preferences, and cost considerations
  • Order and manage inventory of food and kitchen supplies, ensuring adequate stock levels are maintained
  • Monitor food quality and presentation, addressing any issues or concerns promptly
  • Collaborate with the front-of-house team to ensure smooth service and timely delivery of meals
  • Implement and enforce kitchen policies and procedures to optimise efficiency and productivity
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure compliance with food hygiene and safety standards
  • Handle customer feedback and complaints related to the kitchen, taking appropriate actions to resolve any issues
  • Stay updated with industry trends and innovations to continuously improve the kitchen operations

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Kitchen Manager or similar role in a busy hospitality environment
  • Excellent knowledge of food safety, sanitation, and hygiene practises
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate and delegate tasks to kitchen staff
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required


Minimum of 5 years of experience in a professional kitchen environment, with at least 2 years in a supervisory or managerial role.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Comprehensive understanding of kitchen operations, including food preparation, cooking techniques, and menu planning
  • Familiarity with relevant kitchen equipment and tools
  • Proficiency in managing inventory and controlling food costs
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks effectively
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Culinary or hospitality degree
  • Additional certifications in food safety and hygiene
  • Experience working with diverse cuisines
  • Knowledge of local suppliers and seasonal produce

Working Conditions:

The Kitchen Manager position is a full-time, permanent role. The work schedule may include evenings, weekends, and public holidays. The role involves working in a fast-paced and demanding kitchen environment, where standing for extended periods and lifting heavy objects may be required.

Salary: £30,000 – £32,000 per annum

Benefits: Tips, Wednesday – Sunday shifts up until Easter then service changes to 5 out of 7 until Oct.