Assistant Kitchen Manager

About Us
Foxtrot is the digitally native evolution of the corner store – a one-stop shop for those seeking thoughtful curation that’s a reflection of themselves and their city – offering a curated collection of daily essentials in-store and delivered in under an hour via our app and website. 
 
Venture-backed by investors including Fifth Wall, Lerer Hippeau, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest, and Collaborative, to name a few, Foxtrot is building a truly omnichannel brand that seamlessly marries e-commerce delivery, proprietary inventory technology, and the feel-good community of neighborhood stores. 
 
Our spaces offer all the most-loved aspects of neighborhood cafes – beautifully designed interiors that wrap you in the welcoming aroma of freshly brewed coffee, comfortable lounge areas to work and relax, and chef-prepared meals to snack on throughout the day – while bringing together mindful people, brands and goods to create a community of discovery and joy.
 
Our e-commerce experience – highlighted by our swift app and online store – is powered by our proprietary inventory and operational technology to deliver a new kind of convenience that brings the store to your door in under an hour. 
 
Since launching our native app in 2013, we now operate a robust e-commerce business and have opened nine retail stores in Chicago and Dallas, and are rapidly scaling to take this first-of-its-kind omnichannel brand nationwide.

About the Role
Foxtrot is looking for a self-motivated, hard-working, well-organized and friendly kitchen manager to join our team.

Responsibilities Include
  • Ensure quality and safety of food
  • Maintain a clean, organized and well-stocked kitchen
  • Maintain equipment and utensils
  • Ensure a safe working environment to reduce the risk of injury and accidents
  • Promote teamwork and create a great customer experience
  • Monitor food waste and inventory levels
  • Lead other team members by example and mentor new staff
  • Resolve food quality issues
  • Develop a strong team dynamic between kitchen crew team and front of house team
  • Ensure kitchen is properly cleaned and sanitized 

Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent; culinary arts courses/certifications or related degree a plus
  • 1-2 years experience supervising and/or managing kitchen staff and working with inventory and food ordering
  • Experience working as a line or prep cook
  • Exude confidence in cooking skills and abilities
  • Proven ability to lead a team and communicate efficiently (written and spoken)
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand on your feet for several hours 
  • Ability to comply with all sanitation procedures
  • Weekend and holiday availability 

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