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Kitchen Manager – Holland, MI

Posted January 9, 2020


Position Purpose:

To provide and maintain a clean, efficient and effective kitchen environment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all cleanliness and sanitation in the kitchen and adjacent areas
  • Creative menu planning to adjust to guest needs
  • Oversees food preparation
  • Checks quality of food deliveries
  • Ensures that kitchen/restaurant areas are clean
  • Orders all food and cleaning supplies
  • Maintains proper supply levels
  • Able to maintain costs within budget levels
  • Keep the kitchen properly staffed and manage schedules
  • Hires, coaches and disciplines direct reports
  • Interacts positively and professionally with guests to resolve issues
  • Acts as Manager on Duty as required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of 3 years in kitchen management or as Chef
  • Minimum of High School education, post-high school education preferred


  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to exceed expectations of guests and team members
  • Excellent time management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of restaurant/kitchen operations


  • Rarely

Job Competencies:

  • Commitment to Task: Demonstrates dependability and shows a sense of urgency about getting results; willing to commit the hours it takes to get the job completed; takes responsibility for actions and achieves results; overcomes obstacles.
  • Communication Skills: Presents ideas, concepts, and information effectively and clearly through the spoken word; actively listens; communicates comfortably with various audiences; responds effectively to questions.
  • Flexibility: Adapts and changes course of action when appropriate; effectively transitions from task to task; deals well with unresolved situations, frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; maintains objectives amidst shifting priorities.
  • Initiative: Takes action proactively; addresses issues or opportunities without supervision; focuses on desired results and accomplishments; demonstrates clear purpose, enthusiasm, and a "can-do" attitude.
  • Managing Execution: Manages multiple projects and effectively prioritizes tasks, responsibilities, and goals; uses goals to guide actions and creates detailed action plans; organizes and schedules people and tasks; utilizes resources effectively to meet goals.
  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively with others to accomplish business goals and objectives; asks others for their ideas and opinions; supports team's decisions; contributes to the team's efforts.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Holland

650 East 24th Street

Holland, MI 49423

Telephone (616) 394-0111

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