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Kitchen Manager


Job Type: Full-time 


Job Location: Room for Milly, 1615 Platte St., Ste 145, Denver, CO 80202


Job Summary: We are looking for an individual who is energetic, self-motivated, goal-oriented and driven, and most importantly loves the world of hospitality.  Our ideal candidate will lead and drive the team to provide a high-quality culinary experience. This candidate would have great attention to detail and a true passion for the food and beverage industry. The Kitchen Manager will report to the Bar Manager and work with the front of house leadership team to deliver the Room for Milly vision.


Duties & Responsibilities: 


The CHEF/Menu Delivery

  • Provide a strong sense of leadership in all Back of House activities.  

  • Provide strong sense of ownership of entire Culinary offerings provided by Room for Milly.

  • Will work with Bar lead to assist in product ordering and delivery.

  • Maintain guest satisfaction by monitoring, evaluating and auditing food and service offerings.

  • Implement Company policies and standard operating procedures (SOP).

  • Maintain effective communication with the Bar Manager, Maître D, Bar lead, and all staff.  This will include slack correspondence and regular operations meetings.

  • Maintain a reasonable response time for all communication. 

  • Maintain sanitation standards and procedures that comply with health and legal regulations with the advice of the Company.

  • Directly oversee kitchen staff development to ensure all duties are met and exceeded; handle escalated staff issues

  • Maintain kitchen and oversee all facility maintenance and improvements with approval of Bar Manager.  

  • Be capable of covering any position in the kitchen at any time.

  • Maintain a reasonable schedule with flexible availability. 


Goals Management

  • Accomplish company goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

  • Maximize profitability with a close eye on target margins; monitor financial controls established by leadership; develop and implement strategies to increase year over year sales in tandem with Bar Manager.


Administrative and Financial

  • Suppliers

    • Control purchases and inventory.

    • Negotiate prices and contracts.

    • Developing preferred supplier lists.

    • Review and evaluate usage reports, analyzing variances and taking corrective actions.

    • Take inventory and reorder supplies.

  • Maintain organization of storage room and walk in cooler.

  • Address any maintenance issues as soon as they arise & properly communicate those issues to direct supervisor.

  • Financial

    • Collect and sign off on all invoices for approval by Bar Manager

    • Prepare all required paperwork in an organized and timely manner.


Qualifications & Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Servesafe or equivalent required.

  • Minimum 5 years fine dining management experience 

  • Excellent knowledge of food products and handling.

  • Be able to safely operate all kitchen equipment.

  • Masterful understanding of restaurant work.

  • Able to multitask on various levels under very high stress levels.

  • Strong understanding of personal hygiene and sanitation techniques as they pertain to restaurant work.

  • Can effectively communicate between language barriers.

  • Proficient with computer software programs including MS Word, Excel and adaptable to use of various apps such as Slack.

  • Have excellent time management.

  • Leadership traits include honesty, strong work ethic and an overall moral integrity with a hands-on management style.

  • Willingness to work during peak hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Ability to walk, stand, and occasionally carry heavy items in a fast-paced, stressful environment.



  • $16-$24/hour based on experience 



  • Eligible for $401k and company matching

  • Eligible for Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Sick Leave

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