Bass Pro Shops Kitchen Manager in Memphis, Tennessee



With limited supervision, the Kitchen Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the kitchen, and provides professional leadership and direction to kitchen personnel. Ensures that all recipes, food preparations, and presentations meet restaurant's specifications and commitment to quality. Maintains a safe, orderly and sanitized kitchen. Demonstrates this by example, using proper food-handling techniques.


  • Directs and reviews the progress of the prep staff, checks for quality and consistency on food and communicates with prep staff

  • Manages all employees to maintain high employment quality standards consistent with the Bass Pro Shops brand including hiring, development, counseling, promotion, and discipline as appropriate.

  • Checks all kitchen equipment and sets them up for daily use

  • Enforces safety and sanitary practices and maintenance for the kitchen.

  • Ensure compliance with operational standards, company policies, government/local laws, and ordinances; all health inspections meet required government/local standards.

  • Ensures operational standards are adhered to with total commitment and passion: line checks, testing, training, recipe adherence, window management, cook times, etc

  • Ensures that all menu items are made and presented according to recipes and standards

  • Supervises the set-up and food production areas within the kitchen to maximize productivity and minimize waste; manages staffing levels throughout shift.

  • Keeps kitchen, dish, and storage areas clean and organized.

  • Checks and balances product inventory from previous day of business, places food and supply orders

  • Assists in the hiring and training of back-of-the-house employees.

  • Consistently demonstrates and teaches Bass Pro Shops company culture


  • Hands-on restaurant kitchen experience

  • At least two (2) years of previous external management experience or management training positions working all facets of back-of-the-house restaurant operations or has a four (4) year degree in a relevant field (e.g., Hotel/Restaurant Management) or six (6) months management experience in Bass Pro Shops in BOH operation.

  • Prior people leadership experience in the restaurant industry

  • Willing to work a flexible schedule including days, nights, weekends and holidays

  • Openness to travel leading up to restaurant opening


  • Basic English

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task and operate effectively under pressure

  • High commitment to operational excellence, quality, and customer service

  • Experience in handling and maintenance of food service equipment

  • Experience in placing food orders and managing food cost

  • Previous management or management training experience

  • Basic computer skills

Bass Pro Shops is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.