Assistant Kitchen Manager | CMX Cinemas at Old Orchard Market (Skokie, IL)

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    8 months ago
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    April 4, 2020
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Picture an upscale state-of-the-art cinema venue, equipped with delicious and creative cuisines developed by our chefs, and accompanied by an extensive collection of wines and Hollywood-inspired cocktails.

CMX Cinemas sets a new standard in the premium movie-going experience and takes WOW to the next level. Complete with cutting edge audiovisual technology, the CMX luxury concept offers moviegoers the ultimate upscale and relaxing experience with its high end décor, oversized reclining seats, and an exceptional assortment of wines and handcrafted cocktails made to order by a top mixologist in a well-appointed lounge and bar area.

Friendly and knowledgeable staff provide seat-side service in the movie auditoriums, while guests relax in pampered comfort in over-sized seats. CMX Cinemas experience includes all of this and much more in an ambiance of style and sophistication. Our cozy bar and lounge is always a favorite spot for guests, even if not seeing a movie.

CMX is hiring for an Assistant Kitchen Manager at Old Orchard Center’s Market concept.

Summary of Position

Directly responsible for all functions of kitchen operations including food preparation, maintenance of quality standards, plate presentation, inventories, kitchen team scheduling, sanitation and cleanliness.

Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the Theaters recipes, portioning, cooking and serving standards.
Make employment and termination decisions including interviewing, hiring, evaluating and disciplining kitchen personnel as appropriate.
Provide orientation of company and department rules, policies and procedures and oversee training of new kitchen employees.
Fill in where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations.
Prepare all required paperwork, including forms, reports and schedules in an organized and timely manner.
Ensure that all equipment is kept clean and kept in excellent working condition through personal inspection and by following the restaurant’s preventative maintenance programs.
Work with restaurant managers to plan and price menu items. Establish portion sizes and prepare standard recipe cards for all new menu items.
Ensure that all products are ordered according to predetermined product specifications and received in correct unit count and condition and deliveries are performed in accordance with the restaurant’s receiving policies and procedures.
Control food cost and usage by following proper requisition of products from storage areas, product storage procedures, standard recipes and waste control procedures.
Oversee and ensure that theater policies on employee performance appraisals are followed and completed on a timely basis.
Schedule labor as required by anticipated business activity while ensuring that all positions are staffed when and as needed and labor cost objectives are met.
Be knowledgeable of theater policies regarding personnel and administer prompt, fair and consistent corrective action for any and all violations of company policies, rules and procedures.
Oversee the training of kitchen personnel in safe operation of all kitchen equipment and utensils.
Responsible for training kitchen personnel in cleanliness and sanitation practices.
Responsible for maintaining appropriate cleaning schedules for kitchen floors, mats, walls, hoods, other equipment and food storage areas.
Check and maintain proper food holding and refrigeration temperature control points.
Provide safety training in first aid, CPR, lifting and carrying objects and handling hazardous materials.

A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in varied kitchen positions including food preparation, line cook, fry cook and expediter.
At least 6 months experience in a similar capacity.
Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel and guests.
Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 10 hours)
• Ability to pass thorough background check once a conditional offer of employment is made (any background discrepancies does not automatically disqualify from employment; individualized assessments will be conducted)

Working for CMX Cinemas comes with a lot responsibilities and really great perks:
Highly competitive compensation benefits
Health, dental, vision insurance
Paid vacations
Free movies and meals
401(k) with employer matching after one year
Professional career development opportunities based on performance
Fun working environment

Please send your resume to Stephen Haywood or apply in person – Monday- Saturday from 10:00am- 6:00pm.
Or apply online
On the spot interviews will be conducted for applicants applying in person.

Must be at least 18 years of age to apply.

If you are interested in this career opportunity with CMX Cinemas, please submit a resume and complete an application via our website