Ensuring promptness, freshness and quality of dishes.
Coordinating cooks' tasks.
Implementing hygiene policies and examining equipment for cleanliness.
Designing new recipes, planning menus and selecting plate presentation.
Reviewing staffing levels to meet service, operational and financial objectives.
Hiring and training kitchen staff, such as cooks, food preparation workers and dishwashers.
Performing administrative tasks, taking stock of food and equipment supplies, and doing purchase orders.
Setting and monitoring performance standards for staff.
Obtaining feedback on food and service quality, and handling customer problems and complaints.Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities
Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards
Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs
Supervise kitchen staff’s activities
Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs
Recruit and manage kitchen staff
Rectify arising problems or complaints
Give prepared plates the “final touch”
Perform administrative duties
Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
Keep time and payroll records
Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers