Kitchen Manager


Kitchen Manager:

Wachusett Brewing Company is looking for a Kitchen Manager to lead our Team and continue to develop and grow the Brew Yard business. With the addition of a brand-new kitchen, Wachusett is looking for a creative and hardworking leader to improve product quality, implement special event menus, and overall customer experience.  Must possess knowledge of inventory systems, food ordering, and a food and labor budget. Great beer, entertainment, people, and of course food are the recipe for an awesome Wachusett Brewing experience.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

                    Maintain weekly and monthly cost reports for overall food cost and labor

                    Monitor inventory levels and perform weekly inventory assessments

                    Order food, materials, and supplies, based on demand

                    Maintaining inventory items in the point of sales system

                    Schedule work shifts for employees, maintaining set labor %

                    Making sure all employees are punching in/out properly

                    Adjusting staffing levels according to business levels

                    Assigning workstations and duties

                    Ensuring the completion of work tasks and closing tasks

                    Set up workstations with required ingredients and cooking equipment

                    Ensure great presentation by properly dressing dishes before they are served

                    Enforce a clean, sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen

                    Stock, date, rotate and check temperature of products

                    Continuously check quality of ingredients

                    Develop new, and follow current recipes and product directions for preparing food

                    Menu creation with additional weekly specials

                    Recruit and train kitchen employees in designated stations

                    Develop and implement checklists for all SOPs

                    Work with the Director of Operations to price and change menu items

                    Store all food products in compliance with health and safety regulation

Position Requirements

                    Bachelor’s degree in Restaurant Management or equivalent experience.

                    A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

                    In-depth knowledge of kitchen health and safety regulations.

                    Ability to work well in a stressful and fast-paced environment.

                    Excellent problem-solving and conflict management abilities.

                    Outstanding communication and organizational skills.

                    Serve safe certified

                    A minimum of 55 hours a week is required while punching in and out for each shift

                    Will have bonus salary available if labor/food cost and production goals are met


What Wachusett Offers

·                     New kitchen and equipment being installed

·                     Ability to create new scratch menu options

·                     Ability to create special event menu options

·                     Salary position based on qualifications

·                     Health and dental insurance options

·                     401K

·                     Paid time off


A typical workday is ten hours and includes kitchen preparation during the times the restaurant is not in a meal rush.


Qualified applicants only.  Please email resumes to


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