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Kitchen Manager

Posted 9 days ago

TGI Fridays is famous for a number of things – iconic cocktails, American inspired dishes but most significantly, that fantastic generosity of spirit provided by our incredible, one-of-a-kind team bringing that Fridays Feeling.As the Kitchen Manager, you'll lead our kitchen team, manage inventory and enforce brand standards to ensure an exceptional dining experience for our guests, whiles fostering a supportive and high-performing work environment. You'll work closely, and report into, the General Manager to drive sales, maintain brand standards, achieve business objectives and enhance guest satisfaction.Being a Kitchen Manager:Lead and inspire kitchen team performance to meet or exceed targets while maintain TGI Friday’s standards and ensure kitchen and store performance aligns with company strategy, emphasising in People, Guest, Sales, Profit, Operations, Health & Safety, and Property.Responsibilities:Manage team recruitment, development, and succession planning, ensuring a culture of recognition and career advancement.Conduct team meetings to discuss priorities, daily targets ensuring everyone is focused on achieving the day's objectives.Set clear performance expectations, provide constructive feedback, and manage poor performance consistently.Ensure adherence to brand standards for food quality, appearance, and service, turning dissatisfied guests into returning customers.Drive top-line sales through engagement, using our TGI Fridays values to lead your team to success.Monitor financial performance closely, exercising cost control measures and strategies to optimise profits through meticulous planning and informed decision making, whilst simultaneously managing food stock holding, minimising waste and optimising food margins through effective purchasing and inventory management.Oversee all aspects of kitchen operations, and front of house operations when required, ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations. Maintain cleanliness and safety standards, conduct health and safety checks, and ensure proper security procedures.Here’s just some of the amazing benefits that you will enjoy if you decide to join our leadership team -Enjoy 30 days paid holiday each yearParticipate in a highly competitive annual incentive schemeEnjoy 50% discount in our restaurants for you and up to 5 guests.Participate in our many reward programmes, long service awards, leadership conferences and many cultural events through the yearParticipate in local incentives that offer exciting and unique travel experiences globally.Benefit from our skill development programmes that will support you in fast-tracking your career progressionParticipate in our Apprenticeships programmes that are available to all levelsEnjoy free membership of the Institute of Hospitality in support of your continued professional developmentBenefit from our generous Refer a friend scheme with great bonuses paid for each successful referral.The opportunity to join a great, passionate team and make new friends along the wayPart time hours /Job share is available for this role.Qualifications:Previous experience in a kitchen leadership role.Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.Knowledge of the kitchen operations, health and safety regulations and stock management, (You will complete an internal management training programme with TGI Fridays when you first join for your own professional development and to get a full understanding of the TGI Fridays Kitchen)Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.We celebrate people of all stripes.INDTKM