Kitchen Cook / Team Leader
Bytes Pizza-Pockets
Balcatta, Western Australia, AU
20h ago
source : CoffeeJobs.com

About Bytes Pizza-Pockets

Bytes Pizza-Pockets is new up and coming quick serve pizza bar with predominately takeaway and delivery services

At Bytes Pizza-Pockets we only use the freshest ingredients, that’s why all our fillings and fresh toppings are sliced, diced, chopped, marinated and cooked in store every day to guarantee freshness and quality

We are looking to put together passionate, energetic, friendly team and welcome applicants that meet all the required criteria

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE

As the Bytes Kitchen Team Leader, you are the driving force behind the vision of quality food done quickly’. You take ownership and accountability over the effective operation of the kitchen, from managing stock to leading the team during service.

You’re a natural motivator and you take every opportunity to develop other kitchen staff.

You have excellent attention to detail and understand that the presentation and quality of our product are essential to the success of Bytes.

You’re fast and efficient which allows you to confidently manage multiple tasks, taking any challenges in your stride. You have a passion for good food and you’re constantly on the lookout for new ways of doing things to improve efficiency in the kitchen.

You’re also a stickler for cleanliness you won’t settle for anything less than a sparkling kitchen. Linking into this is your commitment to food safety and hygiene.

You actively contribute to the development of food safety standards and you make sure that all kitchen staff follow set policies and procedures.

You work closely with the Store Manager and provide ongoing support in any way that you can.

KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Bright, friendly and energetic
  • Honest, trustworthy and respectful
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Team player
  • Passionate about the hospitality industry, and food in particular
  • Great communicator with the ability to build strong relationships
  • Resilient and able to work effectively under pressure
  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement
  • Strong work ethic with a dedication to the success of the business
  • REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with focused attention to detail
  • Sound leadership and motivational skills
  • Problem solving skills with a focus on solutions
  • Coaching and mentoring skills to help develop kitchen staff
  • Excellent knowledge of the food industry, including current trends
  • Knowledge of cost management strategies, e.g. food cost analysis, waste minimisation, portion control, etc
  • DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Opening / closing the kitchen as per rostered shifts
  • Preparing the kitchen for service to effectively meet customer needs
  • Maintaining impeccable cleanliness of all kitchen equipment and reporting any maintenance issues
  • Ensuring all kitchen staff adhere to Bytes food safety standards and managing any breaches effectively
  • Managing the competing demands of take away, delivery and catering requirements
  • Supporting kitchen staff throughout service periods to ensure operational efficiency
  • Coaching and mentoring team members to maximise performance
  • Monitoring the quality of meals and addressing any issues
  • Maintaining clear and positive communication with front of house staff throughout service periods
  • Confidently managing incorrect orders and other operational issues as they arise
  • Monitoring and managing stock rotation and portion sizes to maximise profitability
  • Liaising with the Store Manager on all ordering requirements to minimise excess and wastage
  • Working with the Store Manager on new policies and procedures to improve the function of the kitchen
  • Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted

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