Kitchen Manager

Ma'Kai Lounge Santa Monica, CA
  • $20.00 Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Ask Us!, Meal Plan / Free Food, Employee Discounts
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

SOCIALIZE BY THE SEA...Overlooking the Palisades, and Pacific Ocean, Ma’Kai is a destination for good times and beach vibes in the heart of Santa Monica. With a Polynesian inspired menu, you can enjoy an amazing oceanside brunch, lunch or dinner, and happy hour or cocktails set to killer views of the sun setting over Malibu and the Santa Monica Pier.

Job Focus: Focus is on, but not limited to the following:

  • Has a passion for the craft and everything in the industry!
  • Ensures all products are rotating on a first-in, first-out basis
  • Maintains a solid knowledge of all food products and is able to skillfully apply culinary techniques
  • Identifies and safely uses all kitchen equipment
  • Regularly restocks all kitchen supplies and food items required for service
  • Properly labels and dates all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation
  • Reads, measures, and executes recipes
  • Maintains a solid menu knowledge and attention to detail with plate presentation
  • Able to versatile with hot and cold items
  • Exhibits a solid knowledge, understanding and application of various cooking techniques
  • Maintains a solid knowledge, understand and preparation of base sauces, stocks and soups
  • Works as a team, assisting with all needs and inquiries
  • Effectively communicates with management 0of the kitchen needs
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prefer a minimum of one (3) year work experience
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English 
  • Spanish speaking preferred
  • Has working knowledge of equipment and utensils
  • Has working knowledge of health, safety, and sanitation procedures
  • Has working knowledge of weights, measures, and various cooking techniques
  • Able to work varied shifts including weekends and holidays
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