Kitchen Manager

Eataly LA 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
90067, United States
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Company Description

Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace! Eataly is not a chain; each Eataly is different, with its own character and own theme – but all with the same aim… for our guests to:

  • EAT authentic Italian food at our restaurants, cafés and to-go counters
  • SHOP a selection of high-quality Italian, local and homemade products
  • LEARN through our classes and our team’s product knowledge

Job Description

The Kitchen Manager assists with both the organization and execution of Eataly’s back of house (BOH) staff and product operations, as well as with financial reporting and cost management and analysis to support the profitability objectives of the leadership team. Reports to the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Analyst.

  • Partners with the Sous Chefs and Human Resources on the management of the BOH team: hires, trains, motivates, schedules, submits payroll, evaluates and terminates as necessary
  • Receives and places orders for food and beverages for all restaurants; prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and prices; obtains recommendations from suppliers for substitute items
  • Reviews invoices and deliveries, ensuring they are correct and on time
  • Assists in inventory processing and management
  • Performs consistent COGS reporting to ensure proper cost allocation and purchasing levels
  • Designs and executes cost-containment strategies, particularly regarding recipe costing, menu pricing, and labor monitoring to maximize Eataly’s market share and profits
  • Collaborates with Facilities and Food Safety to that ensure quality, service, health and safety standards are consistently met 
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of progressively more responsible experience in Food & Beverage management  
  • Financial analysis and business management skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail

Job Requirements

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Availability to work a flexible scheduling
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with match or RRSP
  • Bonus program
  • Free family meal daily
  • Discounts at Eataly
  • Classes on products and Italian cuisine
  • Referral bonus program
  • and more!


The starting range for this position is 65K – 75K per year.

Eataly is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic made unlawful to consider by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Eataly also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Eataly’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding consideration of unemployment status, salary history, credit/bankruptcy history and criminal background/conviction history in making hiring decisions.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

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