Kitchen Manager

Kinka Family

About KINTON RAMEN Established in May 2012, KINTON RAMEN was one of Toronto’s first Japanese ramen restaurants. Led by Executive Chef Aki Urata and his team of professional ramen chefs, KINTON RAMEN strives to offer guests an extraordinary dining experience every time. Using the freshest ingredients to make the best quality noodles and broths, KINTON RAMEN invites customers to taste their exceptional ramen bowls right down to the last drop. New restaurant will open soon We are currently looking for a Kitchen Manager LOCATION _9380 Boulevard Leduc, Unit 10, Brossard QC, J4Y 0B3._ SALARY $20.00/hour tips (if applicable) RESPONSIBILITIES Assists in the day-to-day leadership and management of the restaurant as directed by the General Manager (GM) Accountable for key financials and KPI’s in partnership with the management team Control labour and operating expenses through effective planning, budgeting, purchasing decisions, and inventory control while focusing on creative cost control Develops the ability to observe, assess, and score the restaurant based on the pre-set brand standards audit while effectively managing kitchen operations Supports the GM in all aspects of operating a “Kinka Excellence Restaurant” to the Brand standards, creating a perfect guest experience every time Exhibits culinary talents by performing day-to-day tasks, producing key menu items, while leading the staff and managing all food related functions Evaluate quality of food product, prep items and final menu items being served to guests Identify root causes to restaurant opportunities and develop action plans with GM Conduct line checks, food and recipe reviews; Ensures that clear feedback is provided to the entire team Be hands on in executing various front line role responsibilities in the effort of a smooth guest experience when necessary Recruit, train, coach and develop staff to deliver a positive and performance-motivated employee culture Coach supervisors & employees in the moment to educate and inspire a change in behaviour Develop BOH standard operating procedures as required for a successful operation Actively monitor kitchen operations and cleanliness Follow and monitor proper ordering, inventory and receiving procedures Ensure proper all health, food safety and hygiene standards and policies are followed by team members Other duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS Experience Minimum 2 years of culinary leadership experience as a Culinary Cook or Kitchen Manager Experience in a high-volume restaurant setting Japanese culinary experience is an asset Post-Secondary Education or equivalent proven and related work experience Knowledge of current restaurant industry and food trends Skills & Qualifications Strong communication skills in English; Japanese is considered an asset Strong leadership skills with an entrepreneurial spirit Driver of sales, profitability and operational efficiency Proven history of hiring, coaching and training Proven history of successfully motivating and managing people Positive attitude and willingness to always push to be better Effective conflict management skills High level of attention to detail BENEFITS Aside from working at the best Japanese Ramen spot in Canada, you can participate in our: Extended Benefits – Medical, Vision and Dental (Applicable after successful completion of the probationary period) Staff discount across all Kinka Family group restaurants globally (KINKA IZAKAYA, KINTON RAMEN, JABISTRO, NEO COFFEE BAR, KINTORI YAKITORI) Staff meals Referral Program Flexible shift schedules available PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This position requires standing for up to 8 hours per shift, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and climbing all day in extreme temperatures (hot & cold). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position also requires lifting up to 40lbs from floor to waist, waist to shoulder and shoulder to above head. This position also required twisting, turning, and reaching.

About KINKA FAMILY Founded in 2009, KINKA FAMILY was born from our passion to revolutionize Japanese hospitality experiences and to bring original and flavourful Japanese food to the world. Today, we’re recognized as Canada’s largest Japanese restaurant brand, operating a diverse portfolio of restaurants and cafés around the world. We have several brands under our umbrella and each brand is unique in its concept to bring guests on a unique culinary journey unlike any other. As we look ahead, our standards for excellence in our food and service continue to be our guiding vision so that we can give our guests the best Japanese food experience.

Diversity & Inclusion KINKA FAMILY invites applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Accommodation Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation for interviews or other meetings, please feel welcome to note your needs in your application.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: $20.00 per hour Benefits: Dental care Discounted or free food Extended health care Flexible schedule Paid time off Store discount Vision care Schedule: Day shift Evening shift Holidays Weekend availability Supplemental pay types: Tips Experience: Culinary: 2 years (required) Restaurant management: 2 years (required) Work Location: In person