Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Kitchen Manager is $12.52
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Kitchen Managers?
An early career Kitchen Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.47 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Kitchen Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.23 based on 7 salaries.
What Do Kitchen Managers Do?
A kitchen manager keeps the “back of the house” and kitchen of a restaurant running smoothly and efficiently. A kitchen manager can be in charge of a kitchen in a number of settings such as a restaurant, hotel, cruise ship, or nursing home. One of the kitchen manager’s responsibilities is ensuring food quality. There are many regulations regarding the storage and cooking of food, and it is their job to ensure that standards are met. Kitchen managers are also obligated to ensure that sanitation …Read more
- Supervise, train, and schedule kitchen staff to provide quality, hygienic, standardized food.
- Handle daily operations like payroll, customer complaints, liaising with vendors or partners, etc.
- Maintain the inventory and budget for supplies and materials in a cost-efficient manner.
- Open and close the kitchen each day, including monitoring supplies and reducing waste.