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La Popular CDMX - Assistant Kitchen Manager

Company: Eureka! Restaurant Group
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Be a part of something exciting.*

La Popular CDMX is a new chef-driven concept making its US debut from one of the top gastronomic epicenters of the world, Mexico City. With plans to expand throughout the United States starting with its first opening in Roseville, CA in November 2022, followed by Las Vegas, NV and Austin, TX and 2 more locations in 2023. La Popular's authentic Mexican cuisine will take its team and guests on a thrilling culinary adventure.

La Popular is looking for an experienced Assistant Kitchen Manager to help lead the new restaurant concept. In this role, you will set the tone for the team and help bring our new concept to life. Your leadership role is critical in supporting the execution of the restaurant strategy to achieve performance goals and drive profitable sales growth through all aspects of the restaurant. You'll establish and cultivate a culture in your restaurant that's aligned with Energy, Discovery, and Community.

Our values driven culture is full of passionate people serving those hungry to discover something new. Many of our guests are joining us for the items they crave or offerings they wish to explore. Our aim is to attract and hire talent that provides an enthusiastic experience for all our guests while being a great coworker for their teammates. With this new concept, our goal is to make people _feel good and alive. _ If this sounds like you, keep reading!

If you have good *Energy *with the positive power of infectious enthusiasm....

If you have a sense of *Discovery *dedicated to learning, remaining curious, exploring and passion...

If you have a sense of *Community *and are committed to genuine connections with everyone you meet...

Then this is your home!

* Competitive Salary
* Weekly Pay
* Quarterly Bonus Incentive
* Fun & Fast Paced Environment
* Company contests that include experiential trips to exciting beverage and food destinations.
* Growth Opportunities - We promote 65% from within
* Management Development
* Benefits that include access to medical, dental and vision coverage (Full Time)
* Employee Assistance Program - focusing on mental health providing licensed counseling, community support and much more

*Purpose of the Position*

Promote the values and culture of La Popular through professional leadership of your employees. This is a non-exempt position that reports directly to the Kitchen Manager and indirectly to others in corporate management.

*Essential Job Functions*

* Lead Through Inspiration
* Communicate Effectively

* Teach and Share Your Knowledge
* Be Curious Always
* Embrace Change and Enhancements

* Nurture Talent
* Foster Diversity
* Champion Needs of Our Guests
* Be A Brand Ambassador
* Master Policies & Procedures

*Essential Job Functions*
* Sets the pace and Energy Level for the entire shift!
* Discovers something new everyday
* Consistent Community involvement
* Passion for the brand
* Strong leadership qualities
* Positive Attitude
* Ability to develop all team members and managers
* Consistent attendance and punctuality
* Strong understanding of corporate mission and purpose
* Ability to articulate corporate vision
* Project competency and confidence
* Growth mindset (i.e., a "can-do" attitude)
* Effective teamwork skills
* Strong communication skills (verbal, non-verbal, and electronic)
* Genuinely friendly interpersonal skills
* Strong analytical skills
* Inspiring personality
* Certified to conduct inventory of china/glassware/silverware

* Displays a strong example and passion for our culture on every shift - EDC!
* Must complete Management Program in Success Factors
* At least 18 years of age
* Food Manager certified

*Position Requirements*
* Human Resources: Recruit, train, coach, counsel, and discipline employees; communicate job expectations; monitor, appraise, and review job contributions; enforce policies and procedures.
* Strategic restaurant operations: Contribute accurate information and thoughtful recommendations to the company's strategic plan through daily dialog and at formal reviews with colleagues and superiors; prepare and complete action plans; implement production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolve problems; complete audits; identify trends; determine system improvements; implement change.

*Job Description*
* Financial operations: Achieve restaurant objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions; Effective use of schedule templates
* Cost control: Review portion control and quantities of food preparation; minimize food, paper (non-food goods) and labor waste; execute accurate inventories on a regular basis.
* Litigation control: Avoid legal challenges by conforming to Alcoholic Beverage Commission (ABC) regulations; federal, state, county and city codes, laws and regulations; and landlord lease requirements
* Safety/Sanitary standards: Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy environment by establishing, following, and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures; comply with all safety/sanitary legal regulations; develop and implement disaster plans; maintain security and sprinkler systems; maintain parking lot, walkways and exits.
* Ambiance control: Maintain restaurant ambiance by controlling restaurant lights, light dimmers, background music; proper table set up with table tents, sugar caddies, silverware; monitoring proper temperature on thermostat and window doors open/closed; live music setup and maintenance
* Continuing education: Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining professional networks, and participating in professional organizations.

*Position Duties - Daily*
* Opening and closing checklists
* Daily "Taste-Plate" log
* Order accurately and to par
* Support line operations
* Prep List

*Position Duties - Weekly/Monthly*
* Place Food orders
* Chemical ordering
* Paper goods order
* Building maintenance

*Physical Demands & Work Environment Position* requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, twisting, lifting products and supplies weighing, and repetitive hand and wrist motion; working with and around hot, cold, and hazardous equipment in a fast paced and congested environment that will occasionally be loud, hot, cold and/or physically demanding. Position requires occasional travel that may consist of driving and/or airplane flights for a period of one or more days therein requiring one or more overnight stays; notice of travel may be given with very short notice. Position requires occasional training that may take place on or off-site, by phone and/or online.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $62,400.00 per year

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Restaurant type:
* Casual dining restaurant
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Night shift
Weekly day range:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Ontario, CA 91764: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Driver's License (Preferred)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)
* Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%12920407%

Keywords: Eureka! Restaurant Group, Austin , La Popular CDMX - Assistant Kitchen Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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