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This job expired on January 10, 2024

Kitchen Manager Pop Up Grocer +2 more

  • Date Posted November 11, 2023
  • Location New York, NY
  • Category Culinary
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Pop Up Grocer is a new kind of grocery store, for a new generation. On our shelves and inside our boxes, we feature new—often, exclusive—products from the buzziest brands across food, beverage, home, pet and body care.

Our mission? To spread joy through experiences of discovery that foster connection and champion creativity.

Since our start in 2019, we have opened 9 pop-up shops in 7 cities, operated co-branded shelves in major retailers, and launched e-commerce, making our selection of products available nationwide. Our design-forward spaces have won the hearts of thousands of visitors, countless publications, and most importantly, the emerging brands that we serve. Now, we embark on our first longstanding location, allowing us to further expand our reach and serve as a reliable destination for the latest and greatest in the world of grocery.

Job description

Pop Up Grocer 

Kitchen Manager


Reporting to the Store Manager, the Kitchen Manager is responsible for ensuring the quality and safety of all fresh food service. The Kitchen Manager is expected to maintain a clean, efficient food service environment (front and back of house) and is responsible for coordinating all kitchen-related activities, including training programs for new baristas. The Kitchen Manager serves as quality assurance for the team and is relied upon for their ever-growing food safety knowledge.




Team Leadership and Training:

  • Own hiring, training, development, and accountability of kitchen associates 
  • Oversee delegation of prep work, ensuring efficiency and adherence to daily pars

Operational Excellence:

  • Manage day-to-day Back of House (BOH) operations, emphasizing productivity and efficiency
  • Maintain consistent quality and accuracy of daily output
  • Adjust recipes as needed to enhance quality of menu offerings
  • Collaborate with Operations Manager on menu pricing

Cost Control and Inventory/Ordering Management:

  • Monitor and manage kitchen finances, proactively identifying and implementing cost and waste reduction measures
  • Own BOH ordering, inventory, and vendor management
  • Maintain recipe documents and mapping, updating as needed

Regulatory Compliance and Sanitation:


Skills + Experience:

  • NYC Food Handler’s License required
  • Must have strong culinary knowledge with hands-on experience cooking and baking in commercial kitchens
  • Previous food-service leadership experience is preferred
  • Strong communication skills, assertiveness, and decisiveness are essential
Compensation this position is : hourly, $20/hr + Application instructions
This job expired on January 10, 2024
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