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Executive Chef - Kitchen Manager

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Kona Grill Inc. Eden Prairie , MN 55344

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

People are the Heart of Kona Grill, so it's important for us to find passionate individuals to join our family. Whether we're cooking a meal, serving a guest or helping each other, we see every moment as an opportunity to show our excitement and purpose. We offer careers, not just jobs, so we are looking for spirited and passionate people to engage in our training program to learn and grow within the company. If you take pride in providing exceptional service, then we know you will love being a part of the Kona culture.

Executive Chef

Responsible for optimizing profits by controlling food cost, production, labor and increase sales through food quality, speed of service, and food preparation to specifications in the back-of-the-house. Supervises the execution of and oversees all kitchen operations, ensuring Kona Grill's standards of quality and service are met and that the kitchen provides nutritious, safe, eye-appealing, properly flavored food, while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment for all employees.

We are looking for EC's who:

  • Must have a minimum of 5-7 years' experience in a hospitality management role; preferably in a full service and/or upscale restaurant concept.

  • Demonstrates a genuine enthusiasm and warmth towards the Guest and attitude of Service. Is self-motivated and competitive. Is driven to grow and develop personally while developing those around them.

  • Has the ability to supervise, coach, develops, lead & motivate employees.

  • Can establish, maintain and enforce consistently high performance standards.

  • Is capable of adapting his/her leadership style to a variety of situations and scenarios.

  • Have the ability to communicate effectively, including the ability to speak and write in English. Ability to listen effectively, process information quickly, and transfer knowledge to others in order to ensure standards of quality are met consistently.

  • Can provide employees with the orientation and training needed to understand expectations and perform job responsibilities

  • Communicates performance expectations and provides employees with on-going feedback

AAP/EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

Agency Use

We do not use any outside agencies or external recruiters at this time. If you would like to be considered for future use, reach out to the Talent Acquisition Manager at [Click Here To Join].

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Text KONA to 51893 or Click Here to Join our Talent Network


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Executive Chef - Kitchen Manager

Expired Job

Kona Grill Inc.