Production Kitchen Manager
Vessel
Toronto, ON

PRODUCTION KITCHEN MANAGER

WHO WE ARE:

VESSEL is a leading venture-backed food-tech startup aimed at revolutionizing the way restaurants operate and the way customers experience dining. We enable food and beverage brands to launch and expand their reach through delivery-only and tech-enabled kitchens. We are headquartered in Miami, FL, and rapidly expanding across the US. If you thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, want to be part of a fun team, and are eager to join a values-driven culture leading the digital disruption of the restaurant industry, then read on!

WHO ARE YOU?

You are a self-starter with leadership qualities who thrives in a fast paced, growing environment. You’ll be responsible for overseeing a Production Kitchen which involves purchasing, receiving, preparing, and shipping all food products in a timely manner, according to established recipes, and procedures.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

  • Supervises production kitchen team and establishes a culture of respect, hard work, consistency, and effective communication in the production kitchen.
  • Estimates food requirements and controls serving portions, eliminates waste and leftovers.
  • Prepares all food efficiently and in sufficient quantities in compliance with Vessel policy.
  • Assure all Production is ready for next day, and all jobs are organized together, both hot and cold, & clearly marked.
  • Verifies kitchen staff follow all recipes & portion servings correctly & according to menu specifications.
  • Monitor taste and quality control of all food production.
  • Utilizes company production planning tools and resources to ensure facility accountability for production scheduling.
  • Determines all cost of food service operation, prepares recommendations for ensuing budget year, work within the current budgetary guidelines and maintains control over expenditures.
  • Manages and maintains to the highest level the health, sanitation, and safety regulations pertaining to the handling and storage of foods and the operation of food processing facilities and equipment.
  • Complies with all state and federal Health and Safety codes.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Minimum of 3-4 years of supervisory experience in a food production/manufacturing environment.
  • Must have sound knowledge of principles of cost accounting, record keeping, and budget planning and purchasing procedures.
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Prior experience as a supervisor overseeing and directing a large staff.

OH, AND THE OTHER IMPORTANT STUFF:

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.

  • Walk and stand for extended periods of time, sometimes for entire duration of shift
  • Push, pull, and lift up to 50lbs on a weekly basis.
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and work in a standing position for a long period of time

BENEFITS:

  • Unique opportunity to be part an early stage and fast-growing startup driving disruption in the food-tech space
  • Work with a smart, dedicated and passionate team in vibrant culture
  • Competitive compensation

Apply: https://citizensjobs.fasthr.us/ApplyForm.aspx?jobcode=IVRCODE5160&RID=8113

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Culinary: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Kitchen Management: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Management: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Inventory Management: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Preferred)