Barnes & Noble Assistant Kitchen Manager in Eastchester, New York

Assistant Kitchen Manager


NY - Eastchester - Eastchester - 3304




The Assistant Kitchen Manager will work under the Kitchen Manager and will assist in overseeing complete food operation of the kitchen. Must possess a thorough understanding of the daily operations of both BOH and FOH. Two to three years of experience in a senior level kitchen position are required. Experience leading and conducting at least two to three restaurant openings, banquet experience for private parties of 2-100 people are desired. Graduation from a culinary school and multilingualism are both encouraged. This hands-on cooking position requires 40 hours of work per week, with required holiday/night/weekend hours and need-based shift coverage for hourly staff. Candidate must be ServSafe certified.

Essential Functions

• Execute and maintain quality and consistency of food with full adherence to corporate standards to acquire and protect restaurant sales. • Follow, maintain, and enforce adherence to kitchen schedules, par lists, prep lists, order guides, and opening/closing checklists • Assist in overseeing kitchen repairs and maintenance, weekly food inventories, food education at all pre-shift meetings, and quarterly food shows for FOH/BOH staff. • Understand how to use basic computer applications and POS systems • Develop skillset of hourly kitchen staff, participate and conduct quarterly kitchen employee evaluations, and assist with kitchen employee hiring and termination, • Maintain good rapport with vendors. • Assist in managing food cost, kitchen labor cost, and linen cost • Participate in developing plans to meet or surpass expectations set by P&L projections.


• Must have thorough understanding of State labor and hiring laws. • Must follow in-house safety program and conduct monthly in-house health inspections. • Must adhere to corporate kitchen cleanliness standards, ordering/receiving standards, and shelf life guidelines. • Commit to source locally when possible and cultivate diversity in the kitchen

Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.