Kitchen Manger for Boutique Hotel

Job Title: Kitchen Manager

Location: Boutique Hotel in Venice Beach

About Us:

Join our team at The Dudley Hotel, a luxurious boutique hotel on the Venice Boardwalk. Our hotel offers guests a unique and unforgettable experience, combining exceptional service with exquisite amenities and culinary delights. We are seeking a talented and passionate Kitchen Manager to lead our culinary team and uphold our commitment to culinary excellence.

Position Overview:

As the Kitchen Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our kitchen operations, ensuring the highest standards of quality, consistency, and efficiency. You will lead a team of culinary professionals, fostering a positive work environment and inspiring creativity and innovation. The Kitchen Manager will collaborate closely with the executive chef and other department heads to deliver exceptional dining experiences that exceed guest expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate, and mentor kitchen staff to achieve excellence in food quality, presentation, and service.

  • Manage kitchen operations, including food preparation, cooking, plating, and sanitation, in accordance with health and safety standards.

  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures to optimize efficiency and productivity.

  • Monitor food costs, inventory levels, and waste to maximize profitability while maintaining quality.

  • Collaborate with the executive chef to create seasonal menus, special event menus, and daily specials.

  • Ensure compliance with all food safety regulations and maintain cleanliness and organization in the kitchen.

  • Conduct regular training sessions to enhance culinary skills and foster a culture of continuous learning and development.

  • Manage scheduling, staffing, and performance evaluations for kitchen staff.

  • Handle guest inquiries, feedback, and complaints promptly and professionally.


  • Proven experience as a Kitchen Manager or similar leadership role in a high-volume kitchen environment, preferably in a boutique hotel or upscale restaurant.

  • Strong culinary skills and knowledge of various cooking techniques and cuisines.

  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and problem-solve in a fast-paced environment.

  • Understanding of food safety regulations and sanitation best practices.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and kitchen management software is a plus.

  • Culinary degree or certification is preferred.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.

  • Paid time off and vacation days.

  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within our hotel group.

  • Discounted stays and dining at affiliated properties.

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment with a passionate team dedicated to excellence.

How to Apply:

If you are a dynamic leader with a passion for culinary excellence and a commitment to delivering exceptional guest experiences, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for the Kitchen Manager position at Boutique Hotel in Venice Beach. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

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