The Squam Lake MarketPlace is hiring a Kitchen Manager!

Days and Nights/Weekends/Flexible Hours Required

The ideal candidate for the position:

  • Has two to three years of cooking experience in a variety of kitchens, including both high-end and high-volume environments
  • Demonstrated cooking technique
  • Previous Deli Experience is a plus
  • Solid experience running a line
  • Ability to successfully lead teams
  • Has a reputation for excellent relations with the front of the house staff
  • Has a reputation for maintaining a safe and clean kitchen
  • Has weekend availability

Desired Personal Characteristics

  • Passionate about great food and great service
  • Well organized and able to multitask
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated, especially under pressure
  • High level of integrity and honesty
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Flexible and hardworking
  • Able to set priorities
  • Able to effectively manage their emotions in the workplace

Performance Expectations

The Kitchen Manager is responsible for delivering a quality food experience to all guests.

  • Prepares and cooks food according to SLMP standards.
  • Ensures that all food meets quality and presentation standards.
  • Effectively trains and manages other staff members
  • Maintains great communication
  • Maintains a strong sense of what is going on in the entire operation during the shift.
  • Able to work all positions in the kitchen and run the line.
  • Make sure guests are receiving exceptional customer service at all times
  • Maintain food service and production levels -- ensure that food is prepared and served in the appropriate quantity and with the utmost quality
  • Ensure operations are in accordance with kitchen sanitation and safety standards
  • Start-up and shut-down of kitchen equipment and processes (opening/closing shifts)
  • Handle inventory responsibilities including food orders and receipt

What does the job pay?

Starting pay is $18.00-22.00 per hour, or negotiable based on experience.