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Team Lead Center Kitchen (Lincoln Park)

Company: Wasson Enterprise
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Chicago, IL, US 3 days ago Requisition ID: 1677 Are you an upbeat enthusiastic learner who loves food and working with the best? Then come join our dynamic team redefining the food shopping experience to a neighborhood destination via FRESH, globally inspired foods, curated meals, culinary expertise, and state-of-the-art technology! We don't just love food - we celebrate it! -About the CompanyDom's Kitchen & Market is reimagining the neighborhood store. Inspired by European food halls, Dom's is an experiential and versatile culinary destination that includes foodservice, retail, outdoor seating, a beverage bar and tasting kitchen. At Dom's, we plan on changing how customers experience and shop for fresh, locally sourced food both in-store and at home. Prioritizing a convenient customer experience while building brand loyalty, Dom's is a technology-forward and omni-channel food concept. Learn more! Dom's Kitchen & Market has been featured in local write-ups on Block Club Chicago, the Chicago Sun Times and Grocery Dive. What Dom's Kitchen & Market Offers YouThis is an exciting time at Dom's Kitchen & Market as we seek the Best of the Best to join our pioneer team! -Are you ready to discover and create as part of a winning team of fiery All-Stars with the promise of building something special, innovative, new and magical? Here you are building a career that lets you expand your innovative influence and this something special will be special because YOU are a part of it! -YOU will be the foundation for success at Dom's Kitchen & Market! We also offer competitive compensation, career growth, benefits, paid holidays, vacation, 401K and team member discounts!The RoleSpecial Team Lead Food Service - -Are you the inspirational assistant to the leader ready to prepare from conception to execution compelling signature meals that will become the beacon for change in the way Chicagoland eats? You will assist the Special Team Captain Food Service in leading the Food Service team to create memorable experiences through exceptional flavors and presentation of Dom's Kitchen & Market's unique offerings!As the Food Service Special Team Lead, you will assist in leading Dom's Kitchen & Market dynamic team dedicated to delivering Talk of the Town -Guest Service! -ResponsibilitiesDom's Kitchen & Market -Special Team Lead Food Service will assist in leading the Food Service department and be accountable for total FRESH responsibility in Food Service that merges your love for people - both team members and guests - with operational excellence. You will be: -

  • Expected in the absence of the Special Team Captain Food Service to lead the Food Service operation
  • Measured and rewarded by your ability to deliver Talk of the Town -Guest Service, drive optimal Food Service teams' performance, maintain FRESH operations and achieve financial targets
  • Accountable for the extraordinary experience of your team and your guests -
  • Responsible for engaging conversations with guests and ensure each guest receives an extraordinary Talk of the Town guest experience -
  • Focused on driving sales through technical expertise, industry knowledge and innovative merchandising
  • Expected to assist in successfully training, developing, retaining, mentoring and motivating Dom's Kitchen & Market first-class Food Service team leading to inspired teamwork creating an inviting atmosphere for guests
  • Assist with work duties across Food Service including cross-training of team members
  • Challenge Food Service team daily to provide world class FRESH conditions and presentations including consistent Food Prep, Quality, In-Stock, In-Code, product rotation and temperature checks
  • Accountable for supporting schedules for the Food Service team for maximum productivity and high standards of quality that align to business needs and budgeted labor goals
  • Execute in absence of Special Team Captain Food Service for appropriate Food Service sales forecasting, planning, ordering, sales floor inventory levels
  • Responsible for food production, recipes are followed, food prep is consistent and technically accurate within budgeted ingredient cost goals, follow controls to minimize food and supply waste, follow appropriate repurposing of food waste
  • Assist with receiving of product, invoice accuracy, vendor commitments, vendor backstock
  • Accountable for backroom, cooler and freezer logistics including minimal inventory levels, freshness dates and organization of product and supplies
  • Maintain -the high standards of Food Safety and Sanitation at all times throughout Food Service sales floor, cooler, freezer and backroom including -regular cleaning and maintenance of equipment, tables, cases and shelves with organization and sanitation of all backrooms, food prep areas and supplies
  • Listening for the Voice of the Guest to identify Food Service trends for guest needs and expectations and counsel with Special Team Captain Food Service to integrate findings to deliver value and accelerate growth -
  • Open to learning and growing for personal development
  • Empowered to deliver with your Food Service team the transformative shopping experience that Dom's Kitchen & Market will be legendary for!The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements and may be amended at any time.What Makes You Special
    • You have a passion for Talk of the Town guest service and delivering an exceptional experience for team members and guests -
    • You have a proven work ethic with utmost integrity -
    • You speak with honesty and kindness
    • You blend fun and joy in all that you do -
    • You enjoy an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results
    • You lead with courage - You plan for excellence and don't live in fear of failure -
    • You foster connection by placing team and guests first and building trusting relationships
    • You are passionate, considerate, welcoming, friendly, energetic, positive, fun and self-motivated
    • You define the desire to excel and succeed!
    • You are dedicated to building a thriving business that will become the Talk of the Town!Qualifications
      • 3+ years' leader experience in restaurant, hospitality or retail -
      • 4 year college degree, culinary degree or equivalent experience preferred -
      • Proven history of consistent high-quality cuisine production
      • Experience executing a successful Catering Operation
      • Experience in cost controls
      • Food Safety certification preferred
      • Excellent communication, organizational and planning skills
      • Strong cognitive skills, including problem analysis, decision making and financial analysis
      • Sense of urgency, time management, prioritization and multitasking skills
      • Detail oriented
      • Ability to maintain composure, meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced kitchen environment
      • Available to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
      • Availability must reflect the needs of the business, which may change from time to time
      • Strong sense of team - desire to WIN together with a first-class team!
      • Full Time PositionPhysical Demands and Work Environment
        • Must be able to perform the following physical activities regularly: Walking, standing, kneeling, reaching, climbing, balancing, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions
        • Walking/Standing 90% and sitting 10% of day
        • Frequent movement within the store to access various departments, areas and/or products
        • Physically able to exert up to 50 pounds of force often and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
        • Occasional exposure to extreme temperatures - walk-in coolers and freezers
        • Exposure to chemicals and cleaning products
        • Operating equipment (baler, compactor, power jack)
        • Familiarity with and the ability to utilize kitchen cutlery, slicers, blenders, gas-fired cooking equipment, griddles, chicken fryers, ovens, scales, can openers and other culinary tools.Work Authorization
          • United States (Required)Dom's Kitchen & Market is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Wasson Enterprise, Chicago , Team Lead Center Kitchen (Lincoln Park), Hospitality & Tourism , Chicago, Illinois

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