Job Description

With limited supervision, the Assistant Kitchen/Culinary Manager's (AKM or ACM) role is to support the back-of-house team members and kitchen manager, within a specific restaurant, through maintenance of restaurant kitchen standards, and strive to achieve overall quality and consistency on a daily basis. This role should be a leader with a coaching attitude in helping the restaurant management team and team members run efficient back-of-house operations.


  • Maintain high employment quality standards consistent with Bloomin' Brands policies
  • Assist in set ups for the opening crew in the kitchen
  • Check schedule for in-coming team members
  • Adhere and coach security procedures
  • Check out the close from night before
  • Review inventory on a daily basis
  • Prepare to receive orders
  • Keep track of self-life adherence
  • Check temps on freezer, dish machine and refrigeration units before prepping
  • Knowledge of the flavor profile and specifications of menu items
  • Follow recipe cards with no compromise
  • Review the daily sanitation checklist and conduct the checks
  • Conduct daily health inspections
  • Adhere to sanitation, temperature and food safety standards
  • Conduct daily health inspections
  • Work the flow of the tickets to ensure good cook times


  • Certified trainer in any back-of-house functions
  • Passing grade in Assessment testing
  • Must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Minimum 21 years of age


  • Previous experience in restaurant industry
  • Previously held positions of leadership
  • Trained and proficiency in all areas of the back-of-house functions

Bloomin' Brands, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

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