Kitchen Leader

  • Village Health Club & Spa
  • 7477 East Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Restaurant-Food Service

Job Description

Village Health Clubs and Spas is looking for a Kitchen Leader to join our winning team!

The Village Health Clubs and Spas are premier healthy lifestyle clubs where we encourage and foster a work life balance and healthy living.  We offer a fun environment designed to promote health and wellness for members and employees alike. Our uniquely social culture makes us a great choice for employees who want to share their passion for health and fitness.

We offer beautiful facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, and dynamic programming, but what really sets us apart is our team of positive, friendly staff at each location.  Our employees encourage one another, working together to create a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere for everyone we encounter.  

Our culture statement gets right to the point: “As one we have fun and get it done!” Join our team today and experience the Village Way for yourself.

 Job Summary:
To provide exceptional customer service to our members and their guests and to maintain a clean and safe Café for our guests.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:
• Attract and retain members by consistently providing the highest excellent customer service
• Responsible for interacting with employees, members and guests in a manner aligned with the People, Places and Programs components of the Village Standards
• Assist in hiring, staffing, scheduling and training of department staff which includes training staff to present the highest quality of service available to all guests.
• Assist Cook and Café Manager maintain an inventory control system with checks and balances for all items.
• Maintain levels of preparation and to ensure an efficient work environment for all team members.
• Maintain an organized dining room that is always prepared for an inspection and/or guest.
• Maintain and encourage a positive and safe work environment for all team members.
• Provides a supervisory function in the absence of the Cafe Manager
• Helps perform inventories as needed
• Provide direction and support to café servers which include leadership role and training staff members for food service.
• Leads by example, consistently conveying a positive attitude, passion and pride in their work
• Ensures that the food and wine are properly presented and that the clientele is taken care of to the best of our abilities
• Shares responsibility for proper rotation and labeling of all food and non-food products
• Maintains an organized and sanitary service area that is always prepared for inspection, as well as passing weekly inspection by the Cafe Manager
• Works with the Kitchen Staff in order to maintain clean, safe and economical dry storage areas in the kitchen and downstairs
• Help supervise the FOH and BOH day-to-day operations and ensures polices are followed and other duties as assigned
• Must have a Food Handler’s card
• Maintain COGS by helping to monitor food waste, staff meals, correct charging, portioning and proper cooking procedures

Knowledge/Skills Required:
• One year experience in a leadership or role
• One year of assisting management with food & beverage
• Comfortable working in a fast paced environment where continuous improvement is expected
• Must be flexible to work between the hours of 5 am to 11 pm as needed.
• Mandatory attendance at all banquets.
• Ability to multi task and delegate work to others.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites (Word and Excel) Outlook
• Obtain CPR certification within 30 days of hire through Company training

Knowledge/Skills Preferred:
• Culinary, hospitality or business related college courses
• Valid Food Managers Card is required