• Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • 15-17 per hour
  • Base + Tips
  • Full Time

Health care, dental and vision insurance for full-time employees (30+ hours/week), 401k, Free Gym Membership, Pro deals, Staff Discounts

Are you passionate about creating culinary marvels and pushing boundaries in the kitchen? Join our exceptional team as a Back of House Extraordinaire and play a pivotal role in our kitchen's success. We are seeking a visionary individual who can uncover exciting opportunities in menu innovation, production efficiency, and staff training. As a crucial member of our team, you will report directly to the Café Manager, working together to take our dining experience to new heights.

Primary and Essential Functions


  • Developing weekly, monthly and seasonal specials;
  • Altering the menu based on sales reports and trends;
  • Developing recipes that are easy to read and provide consistency for the staff;
  • Utilizes the specials planning tools and encourages staff to do the same;
  • Effectively uses potential food waste to create new specials;
  • Helps identify menu capacity by tracking waste and prep heavy projects;


  • Manages larger, more complicated prep projects
  • Ensures the staff is following prep schedules and par lists;
  • Keeps kitchen clean and organized by recognizing cleanliness opportunities and delegating cleaning to staff;
  • Tracks daily kitchen inventory and assists in keeping ordering pars accurate
  • Conducts regular orders from but not limited to Wasatch Meats


  • Develops training standards with other managers and then trains staff on and upholds said standards;
  • Trains staff on kitchen skills and cooking techniques;
  • Trains staff on kitchen organization and cleanliness best practices;
  • Updates BOH recipes when needed and trains staff on recipe changes;


  • Elevate guest satisfaction by providing the highest standard of service and quality;
  • Assist with recruiting, hiring, new hire training, and ongoing training of employees;
  • Enforce all safety, sanitation, and administrative procedures with employees;
  • Work and fill in when needed for all café positions including cook, server, barista, and cashier;
  • Manage POS system (experience with Toast a plus);
  • Prep kitchen to ensure deliveries and inventory are adequate;
  • Fulfill and direct daily cleaning duties such as sweeping, mopping, bussing and wiping down tables, washing dishes, and general cleaning of eatery;
  • Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs;
  • Set up station with food products, utensils, and sanitation buckets
  • Cut, slice, unwrap, and prepare raw ingredients (e.g., fresh produce, meat cuts) for use on the line and for use in food prep recipes;
  • Inspect color, consistency, and temperature of food products to ensure food is cooked to standards and guests' specifications;
  • Clean station floors, counters, tools, cutting boards, and preparation surfaces using the proper cleaning solutions to ensure station remains sanitized;
  • Assists management in keeping staff focused and on task as needed;


  • Passion for the culinary arts;
  • Minimum of 2-years restaurant industry experience;
  • Friendly, approachable and service-oriented;
  • Ability to work nights and weekends;
  • Hold a food handlers card and a sips and tips certification;
  • Must be at least 21 years of age;
  • Completed managers training at the DABC;
  • Strong verbal communication skills;
  • Writing skills including experience in documenting process
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with special attention to details;
  • Positive and a cheer leader for the organization;
  • Proactive, self starter;
  • Excellent project management skills;
  • Creative and resourceful;
  • Ability to manage stressful situations with composure;
  • A superior level of member service and conflict resolution skills;
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment;
  • Solid and innovative outreach skills to relevant community partners;
  • Ability to build relationships in the community;
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office applications & applicable project management tools.

PAY: $15-$17/HOUR + TIPS

To be considered for this position, the employee must show an eagerness to participate in crafting our menus, as well as a proficiency in executing the tasks necessary to create that menu.

Testpiece is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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