Eastcut Sandwich Bar Kitchen Manager Durham, NC · Full time

As the Kitchen Manager, you will drive the daily culinary operations of Eastcut Sandwich Bar. You will be responsible for ensuring the operation is meeting its goals in ordering, inventory, food preparation, cooking, and quality. You will lead all Team Members (with a Culinary Focus), setting them up for success in their individual roles and establishing team cohesion. You will cook and prep alongside your Team Members, taking a hands-on approach to leading your team. You will work directly with management to implement menu innovation, meet goals in revenue, cost-management, and team culture. In addition, you will work with management on hiring, onboarding, and training your Team Members. This position will be a great learning opportunity, as you will be exposed to all aspects of restaurant ownership and management.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Uphold the Eastcut Way and lead by example
  • Foster a fun and compassionate environment for all Team Members
  • Maintain highest quality standards in food production
  • Maintain highest standards of food safety (responsible for maintaining high scores on health department inspections)
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels
  • Manage vendor relationships and place orders
  • Schedule team member shifts to appropriately meet the volumes of the business
  • Practice Smiling Hospitality and ensure Team Members do the same – provide all guests with a five-star experience
  • Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the restaurant


Job Requirements:

  • Hospitality and/or kitchen experience required, management experience preferred
  • Previous Culinary or Hospitality education is a plus
  • Current ServSafe Manager certificate is a plus - we provide training if not certified
  • Ability to learn, train, and coach other Team Members in all aspects of operation
  • A natural at showcasing Smiling Hospitality and inspiring Team Members to do the same
  • Self-starter, with the ability to challenge yourself, ask questions, work hard, and grow



  • Competitive salary DOE, with potential for performance bonuses
  • Full-time employees eligible for Qualified Healthcare Reimbursement Program
  • Paid Time Off (for all employees, full-time and part-time)
  • Employee Dining Program ($15 per day, whether working that day or not)
  • Ongoing Training in Restaurant Management and Financials
  • Bi-Weekly, Direct Deposit


We look forward to the opportunity to learn more about you and to tell you more about the Eastcut team and culture!




$40,000 - $50,000 per year