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Dig Inn is a restaurant inspired by seasons & act of cooking.
New York City    Posted: Friday, December 28, 2018
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Are you ready for a high-growth opportunity that will impact the future of food?

Your experience leading kitchens & training cooks to master the fine chop has lead you to develop a niche for restaurant operations & business. As the team caters to our guests, you are consistently in the process of developing them to master the chop or get the first taste of analyzing a P&L. You are a food-driven leader who seeks the next challenge, as you know hard work is key to govern a strong, & high-volume operation.

You will:

  • Be responsible for the entire culinary & restaurant operation, as well as financial responsibilities such as food cost management, labor efficiency, & building top-line sales
  • Develop all team members & keep retention rates high & promotions frequent
  • Handle daily P&L responsibility- accountability for all food & labor costs
  • Oversee the quality of fresh ingredients received from our farm partners
  • Be the face of hospitality & be a central force by interacting with guests to deliver exceptional service
  • Oversee inventory, supply & scheduling
  • Achieve & maintain Department of Health Standards, holding your team accountable & role-modeling cleanliness from your tactics organizing the kitchen & all stations
  • Handle all employee relations communication (including disciplinary action)
  • Hire & interview candidates while properly managing recruiting needs
  • Review & collaborate on people development plans with our Director of Training
  • Communicate verbally & digitally on a daily basis across various systemic & organizational platforms such as GoogleDrive, Hot Schedules, Slack, Wrike, Revel, Paycom, etc.

You have:

  • 3 - 5 years minimum kitchen management experience
  • A passion for real, good food & the leadership skills to operate a high volume restaurant
  • The willingness to roll up your sleeves & pitch in whenever necessary
  • The demonstrated skills to motivate & develop a high performing team
  • The discipline & desire to create systems & organization within fast changing environments
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to learn technological platforms & work systematically with them
  • Familiarity with restaurant costing & inventory software
  • An eye for detail
  • The ability to perform physical requirements of the position (lift up to 50lbs)
  • The desire for professional improvement & the process of learning
  • The drive to network & build strong ties in your restaurants community
  • The ability to take many variables to find the best solution to a problem
  • An organized approach to achieving team goals
  • Proven tactics to successful operations in an evolving environment
  • Your Department of Health and/or ServSafe certification

Work perks: Aside from your the standard job description fare (competitive salary, medical, dental, vision) we also offer:

  • Phone reimbursement
  • Equinox gym membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • A (hypo-allergenic) dog friendly HQ (theyre amazing stress-relievers)
  • Complimentary Dig Inn lunch everyday

About us:

Dig Inn is a farm-to-table food company with over 20 locations in New York & the Northeast, serving seasonal vegetables & culinary comfort food on an urban scale.

The company is built on a culture of driven curiosity & ambitious innovation, finding & implementing new solutions to offering a simple, healthy, affordable meal. Our mission is to build a better food system (one vegetable at a time) that offers a better deal to customers, cooks, & farmers alike.

Since getting started in 2011, we have focused on the essentials of our missionbuilding kitchens, training chefs, & developing one-on-one relationships with over 50 partner farms. The next few years will be a period of expansion, as we open in new cities & use the platform weve built for a better conversation around sourcing, cooking, & the business of food.

And did we mention free Dig Inn for all employees? We strongly recommend the sweet potatoes.

Dig Inn believes in the power of a shared table to bring people together as we are committed to building a culturally inclusive team. Diverse candidates encouraged to apply.

Read about our expansion here & the opportunity to be an Executive Chef with our team.

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