Kitchen Management

bestbet Jacksonville

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Position Description

Job Overview:

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Kitchen Manager to oversee the culinary operations of bestbet’s Jacksonville facility. Applicants should have a strong background in managing kitchen staff, executing menus, and maintaining food safety standards. This position plays a critical role in ensuring our cardroom's food service operations run smoothly, providing an exceptional dining experience for our guests. If you are an experienced Kitchen Manager looking for an opportunity with a company that has always been at the top of its industry, apply today! Join our team and contribute to the success of bestbet by ensuring that our guests have an outstanding dining experience.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and supervise kitchen staff.

Ensure efficient and smooth kitchen operations during cardroom hours.

Monitor food quality, consistency, and presentation, maintaining high standards while considering cost-effectiveness.

Maintain strict adherence to food safety regulations and guidelines.

Conduct regular inspections to ensure kitchen equipment and workspaces meet sanitation standards.

Train and educate kitchen staff on proper food handling and safety protocols.

Manage inventory levels, order supplies, and monitor food costs to maximize profitability.

Implement cost-control measures to minimize waste and reduce expenses.

Track and analyze sales data to make informed decisions about menu pricing and offerings.

Recruit, train, and develop kitchen staff, fostering a positive and productive work environment.

Conduct performance evaluations, provide feedback, and address any performance issues.

Promote a safe working environment by enforcing safety protocols and practices.

Address and report any safety concerns promptly.

Collaborate with the front-of-house staff to ensure seamless service and a positive guest experience.

Handle customer inquiries and concerns regarding food quality or service promptly and professionally.

Assist in creating and managing the kitchen budget, including labor and food costs.

May require some lifting (up to 50 lbs.), standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.


Proven experience as a Kitchen Manager or similar role in a fast-paced restaurant or food service setting.

Strong culinary skills and knowledge of diverse cuisines.

Knowledge of food safety regulations and best practices.

Well organized and strong problem-solving skills.

Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.

Effective communication and problem-solving abilities.

Ability to work a flexible schedule consisting of opening, closing, weekends, and holidays.

ServSafe certification.

State issued card room license. **

**State card room license is required and can be obtained at the time of hiring.

Cafeteria plan after 6 months (health, vision, dental, life, AFLAC)
401K enrollment after one year

bestbet is a drug free workplace

Type: Full-time