IrvineRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Irvine jobs

Culinary Manager

Company: Mimi's Cafe
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Job Description:


  • Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promote the culture, values and mission of the company. Portrays a favorable image of the company at all times.
  • Initiates Guest feedback to ensure their satisfaction (product quality, service, cleanliness).
  • Analyzes Marketforce/Mystery Shop data, along with other Guest metrics, and creates effective action plans to improve food quality and teammates performance.
  • Ensures BOH/HOH teammates are executing STAR Program with precision, including but not limited to, following Health Department guidelines, procedures, food/sanitary procedures, temperature controls, preparation/labeling/rotation/storage of food product and maintains the highest cleanliness standards.
  • Highly proficient at completing inventory in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Places food and supply orders based on accurate forecasting of Caf-- needs.
  • Creates an effective training implementation plan, using Company provided tools (i.e. Implementation Guides, videos, My Encore Academy, etc,) to ensure teammates are fully trained on recipe/menu implementations. The Culinary Manager conducts quality line checks at scheduled intervals to ensure presentation standards are fulfilled.
  • Manages food cost variance by using the Top 5 Variance Action Plan on a weekly basis.
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of kitchen equipment. The Culinary Manager is accountable for proper usage of equipment and preserving its longevity.
  • Maintains a highly organized kitchen at all times and checks quality standards to ensure freshness.
  • Supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training teammates, planning, scheduling, assigning, and directing work as needed.
  • Coaches and mentors Teammates to ensure all standards, practices and job expectations are fulfilled according to his/her respective position.
  • Models professional behavior while creating a warm, fun, friendly, hospitable and team-oriented atmosphere that encourages Excellence. Demonstrates respect and courtesy to all teammates.
  • Occasionally assists with category job duties (bussing, serving, host, cook's line, etc), as needed. This type of work should not take more than 10% of the Culinary Manager's time. (All state and federal labor laws apply).
  • Ensures the Manager's office is well organized and secured at all times.
  • Ensures all teammates adhere to Company Cash Handling Procedures and assets are properly secured in safe.
  • Thoroughly audits Associate Payroll in TMx and makes adjustments accordingly.
  • Ensures all required files/documents are organized and sent in weekly package to Corporate.
  • Manages day to day food, labor, paper and other controllable costs.
  • Ensures OSHA requirements, health and safety codes, and company safety, sanitation, and security policies and procedures are met and followed by all Teammates.
  • Enforces proper use and maintenance of restaurant facility and equipment. Also, he/she is responsible for proactively reporting all facility maintenance needs to his/her respective Manager.
  • Ensures all Teammates comply with State/Federal liquor laws as it pertains to serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives.
  • Maintains a favorable working relationship with company Teammates and Managers (outside the Caf--) to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate that is conducive to maximum morale, productivity and efficiency/effectiveness.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe Culinary Manager reports to a designated work location (Caf--) and is required to travel, on occasion, to other geographical areas to attend meetings, conferences, etc. The Culinary Manager's work hours range from early morning to late night shifts, as needed. Work days may range from 8-11+ hours per shift depending on Caf-- needs. Scheduled shifts and days off may vary from week to week (including weekends). Culinary Managers are also required to work unscheduled shifts with little to no notice given.KNOWLEDGE /SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
    • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and conflict resolution abilities
    • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects
    • Excellent computer skills (MS Office, Word, POS, etc---)
    • Knowledge of applicable state and federal liquor laws
    • Knowledge of all safety, sanitation and administrative procedures
    • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
    • Exceptional team building capabilityEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
      • High School Diploma or equivalent
      • Prior leadership experience preferred
      • 2-3 years of prior management experience in a family or casual dining restaurant is preferred
      • College and/or culinary schooling preferred
      • Must be 21 years of age We Offer:
        • 401k
        • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Options
        • Life Insurance
        • Long & Short Term Disability
        • Quarterly Bonus StructureMimi's is committed to principles of equal opportunity for all job applicants and Associates. The Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental disability or known medical condition of an applicant or Associate, consistent with its legal obligations. The Company also wishes to participate in a timely, good faith, interactive process with any disabled applicant or Associate to determine effective reasonable accommodations, if any, which can be made in response to a request for accommodation. Applicants and Associates are invited to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made to assist them to perform the essential functions of the position they seek or occupy by contacting the Human Resources Department.

Keywords: Mimi's Cafe, Irvine , Culinary Manager, Executive , Irvine, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Executive Jobs

Account Manager? Earn Extra Income - Drive with Postmates! - Huntingto
Description: Postmates uses technology to connect local businesses with people around the city. Our fleet receives requests through the app, and delivers anything from anywhere, 24/hrs a day. We are
Company: Postmates
Location: Huntington Park
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Customer Success Manager, Cloud Services
Description: OverviewWe are looking for a highly motivated and talented Customer Success Manager, cloud Services to join our team. This is an exciting role that will help customers see and realize the potential of (more...)
Company: QSC
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Head of Product Management
Description: AppliedVR is looking for an experienced leader with expertise in product management who can take cutting-edge VR therapeutics products from inception to launch. The Head of Product Management will lead (more...)
Company: AppliedVR
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: 06/25/2019

PM - Salesforce, Marketing Cloud Manager (SMC)
Description: Your Impact: As the analyst of the Marketing Operations team, you will mainly support the demand generation and marketing operations teams in the Americas US, Canada through ownership of the performance (more...)
Location: Westlake Village
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Director Of Business Development
Description: Become part of something great. A company is only as great as its talent.-----Ingenuity Studios is focused on creating visuals the world has never seen before while fostering a fun, collaborative, high-performing (more...)
Company: Ingenuity Studios Inc.
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Operations and Community Manager
Description: Codesmith is a hub of software engineering excellence in the heart of Venice. We are redefining how programming can be taught by creating a supportive community of driven software engineers who have gone (more...)
Company: Codesmith
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Outside Sales/Route Sales Manager - Full Training
Description: Sales job title: Outside Sales/Route Sales Manager - Full TrainingBuild a Great Career and a Great Life.Sales job title: Outside Sales/Route Sales Manager - Full TrainingFeel the freedom independence (more...)
Company: Mac Tools
Location: Cypress
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Sr. PR Manager
Description: is seeking to hire a scrappy communications professional with a passion for product storytelling. The Sr. Product, PR Manager will have responsibility for the implementation of external communications (more...)
Location: Westlake Village
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Billing Operations Manager
Description: Position DescriptionThe Billing Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing EVgo's billing process, improving performance, productivity, and efficiency of the billing operational processes throughout (more...)
Company: EVgo
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Description: Overview Founded in 1955, Dignity Health - Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement (more...)
Company: Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Location: Northridge
Posted on: 06/25/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Irvine RSS job feeds