Spice Kitchen & Bar

Cleveland, OH

Job Description

Spice Kitchen + Bar is an authentic farm-to-table restaurant in Cleveland’s Gordon Square neighborhood. We source 80% of all ingredients from sustainable small family farms within 100-miles of the city. We grow 15% of our own ingredients at our own 13-acre farm, Spice Acres, located in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The farm is also our primary off-site location for seasonal events.

Spice Kitchen + Bar is seeking a Kitchen Manager who wants to grow with our businesses. We have a dynamic young team of passionate professionals aligned with a mission of growing, purchasing, and preparing local foods in ways that build our economy and support the wellness of our guests.

Do you have the energy, drive and know-how to join the Spice team for the next evolution of growth?

We’re seeking a highly motivated leader, with a passion for hospitality, who can assist in managing our culinary team in a fun, fast-paced environment. You’ll be responsible for embracing and promoting our culture, ensuring team members provide the best possible locally sourced cuisine, and serving as a key ambassador of our brand.


  • Three years senior level experience in high-quality, volume-oriented environment
  • Passionate culinarian with great palate and sense of presentation
  • Awareness of seasonal foods in Northeast Ohio
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work well in environment with time constraints
  • Ability to troubleshoot effectively and assist in making correction.
  • Detail-oriented with good organizational skills, performing work accurately and efficiently
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to develop, implement and maintain systems for culinary staff and dish team
  • Ability to effectively train and develop staff and build team morale
  • Ability to hold others accountable for following company standards and procedures
  • Ability to innovate and implement new ideas
  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills including delegation skills
  • Ability to maintain budgets, including food, labor and applicable direct operating costs.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule in order to accommodate business levels

Your Direct Responsibilities:

  • Ordering all products needed for Spice Hospitality Group
  • Maintaining a log of all invoices that is easily coded, tracked, & organized
  • Directly reporting to the Chef de Cuisine + orders based on menu development
  • Kitchen Meeting secretary & agenda keeper
  • Assists in driving the productivity of all staff members to maintain the cleaning schedule and prep schedules
  • Helping to ensure + enforce process’ & standards of SKB & SH
  • Held accountable for the proper storage, cleanliness, and quality of all product that is ordered, received + stored.
  • Assists in the conversion and storage of recipes.


  • Understanding of local food and farmer’s markets in our region
  • Knowledge of wine, craft beer and craft cocktails
  • Knowledge of local seasonal cuisine
  • Love of kitchen pranks, music, and the great outdoors

If you’re seeking a career path with dedicated professionals, environmental stewardship, and occasional camping and foraging expeditions, send us your resume and salary requirements. For more information about the company, visit www.SpiceHeadquarters.com.

Job Type: Full-time

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