$34,144
Avg. Salary
$12.84
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Kitchen Manager is $12.84 per hour.

The average pay for a Kitchen Manager is $34,144 per year.

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Job Description for Kitchen Manager

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 standards are met. This includes making sure that the kitchen and refrigerator areas are kept clean, food is disposed of properly, and all employees are trained on how to maintain sanitary conditions.

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Kitchen Manager Tasks
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Kitchen Manager

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
25%

Skills That Affect Kitchen Manager Salaries

Inventory Management
▲5%

People Management
▲5%

National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%