KITCHEN MANAGER (New York)
Join our team to help us build a happier and healthier lifestyle
Avocaderia, the world’s first avocado bar, is a fast-casual avocado based restaurant group with 3 locations in New York. Founded on the principles of offering people a fresh, healthy, and tasty meal – we use delicious avocado in every dish on our menu, from savory toasts to nourishing bowls and so much more.
Our mission is to inspire a healthier and happier lifestyle by connecting people with simple, delicious food that will make them feel good.
Started in April 2017, Avocaderia is growing fast and it has been recognized by numerous global publications and TV shows for its innovative concept, unique food design and branding excellence.
What We’re Looking For
At Avocaderia, we are looking for a Kitchen Manager to supervise daily back of house restaurant operations and that will support our location inside of the Terminal Stores in Chelsea and our location inside of Time Out Market. Candidates should have at least 2-years experience in a fast-casual environment and have their NYC Food Protection License.
The Kitchen Manager’s responsibilities include supervising the food prep and cooking, maintaining a fully-stocked kitchen inventory and complying with safety and cleanliness standards. To be successful in this role, you should be able to manage our kitchen staff and guide them to deliver quality food on time. If you enjoy eating & creating heathy dishes and you have a positive attitude you may be a good fit for our team.
Proven work experience as a Kitchen Manager or Chef
NYC Food Handlers License
Hands-on experience with planning & implementing menus and ordering ingredients
Knowledge of a wide range of recipes
Flexibility to work during evenings and weekends
Certification from a culinary school or degree in Restaurant Management is a plus
Positive attitude that transmits the values of our business
Supervise food prep and cooking
Check food plating and temperature
Order food supplies and kitchen equipment, as needed
Maintaining par levels for all dry goods, paper goods and perishables
Train kitchen staff on prep work and food plating techniques
Store food products in compliance with safety practices (e.g. in refrigerators)
Maintain sanitation and safety standards in the kitchen area
Manage kitchen team and coordinate food orders
Supervising food prep and cooking
Checking food, plating and temperatures
Cleans equipment after preparation and serving, maintaining high standards of cleanliness
Keeps walk-in refrigerators and dry storage area clean and neat
Operates and maintains machines equipment as instructed
Assists in production planning, record keeping and reporting as required
Assists in the ordering, receiving and packaging as required
Maintains a good working relationship with coworkers, guests and managers
Performs job safely while maintaining a clean, safe work environment
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Familiarity with kitchen sanitation and safety regulations
Excellent organizational skills
Conflict management abilities
Ability to manage a team in a fast-paced work environment
IF YOU’RE INTERESTED, SEND US AN EMAIL WITH YOUR RESUME TO HR@AVOCADERIA.COM
We are Avo Lovers
Avo Lovers don’t belong to any gender, religion, race or social group
Avo Lovers are enthusiasts, full of life, ready to go the extra mile
Avo Lovers believe in a healthy and happy lifestyle, being aware of sacrifice but without saying no to the pleasures of life
Avo Lovers are a community of smilers, they see beauty the beauty in the world and help each other seeing the same beauty
Avo Lovers are driven by curiosity; they are eager to try new things but respect the tradition
Avo Lovers are free spirits and lovers!
Avocaderia provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.