The Soon to Open DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville is looking for an experienced Kitchen Manager!! Make a difference while growing your career with nationwide company! ***GREAT BENEFITS - health, dental, matching 401k, +++!*** Summary of Position: The Kitchen Manager is responsible for all kitchen functions, including but not limited to food purchasing, receiving, preparation and maintenance of quality standards, safety, sanitation and cleanliness. The Kitchen Manager is responsible for the training of employees in connection with purchasing, receiving, preparation and maintenance of quality standards, safety, sanitation and cleanliness. Duties & Responsibilities: Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the restaurants recipes, portioning, cooking and serving standards. Responsible for ordering food products according to predetermined product specifications and received in correct unit count and condition and deliveries are received in accordance with the restaurants receiving policies and procedures. Control food cost and usage by following proper requisition of products from storage areas, product storage procedures, standard recipes and waste control procedures including checking and maintaining proper food holding and refrigeration temperature control points. Fill in where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations. Ensure that all equipment is kept clean and kept in excellent working condition through personal inspection and by following the restaurants preventative maintenance programs. Make employment and termination decisions including interviewing, hiring, evaluating and disciplining kitchen personnel as appropriate. Prepare all required paperwork, including forms, reports and schedules in an organized and timely manner. Oversee and ensure that restaurant policies on employee performance appraisals are followed and completed on a timely basis. Schedule labor as required by anticipated business activity while ensuring that all positions are staffed when and as needed and labor cost objectives are met. Be knowledgeable of restaurant policies regarding personnel and administer prompt, fair and consistent corrective action for any and all violations of company policies, rules and procedures. Oversee the training of kitchen personnel in safe operation of all kitchen equipment and utensils. Responsible for training kitchen personnel in cleanliness and sanitation practices. Responsible for maintaining appropriate cleaning schedules for kitchen floors, mats, walls, hoods, other equipment and food storage areas. Provide safety training in first aid, CPR, lifting and carrying objects and handling hazardous materials. Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement.