Chef / Kitchen Manager

Chef / Kitchen Manager Job Description [pdf]

$47,000 - $52,000 annual salary



Do you enjoy taking charge and being a leader in the kitchen? Are you interested in preparing food in a lower-stress environment? We invite you to join our team! We are hiring for the position of Chef/Kitchen Manager. At Texas Sun Winery, we utilize a bistro kitchen for creating and preparing our delicious menu. This position requires kitchen knowledge and food preparation experience. The Chef/Kitchen Manager position is full time: afternoons, evenings, and weekends, 40-50 hours per week. Texas Sun Winery is open for business Tuesday-Saturday. We are closed on Sundays and Mondays.

The kitchen manager is responsible for the complete operation of the kitchen, including management of kitchen staff, food preparation and maintenance of all kitchen inventory.


  • Self-motivated and Energetic
  • Creative
  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Excellent communicator
  • Detail oriented
  • Well-kept appearance
  • Enjoys cooking and plating food
  • Food preparation experience in a commercial kitchen
  • Certification received or in progress from a culinary school is preferred


  • Foodservice Manager’s Certificate
  • Allergens certification
  • Experience preparing food in a commercial kitchen
  • Must be able to work both independently and as a team
  • Able to work clear-minded in an occasionally fast-paced environment while multitasking


  • Primary responsibility is to promote, work, and act in a manner consistent with the mission of Texas Sun Winery: to provide each guest with a unique and exceptional experience, in an atmosphere of friendliness and relaxation, every time they visit.
  • Preparation and presentation of all menu items according to a high standard of quality
  • Ability to create new recipes for bistro menu and special events
  • Maintaining the kitchen area according to the highest level of sanitation and safety standards, including but not limited to cleaning work areas and food storage
  • Applying careful consideration to regulating cost and waste, place weekly food orders with our suppliers
  • Shop locally for all smaller quantity food items
  • Receive and store all food orders properly
  • Excellent knife skills and ability to safely operate all slicing equipment
  • Flexibility to work as needed during winery business hours, including evenings and Saturdays
  • Maintain current status with Foodservice Manager and Allergens certificates


  • A positive, friendly place to work. At Texas Sun Winery, each employee is considered a vital part of our team!
  • Two weeks paid vacation
  • Flexible hours. We appreciate that you have a life outside of work, and we make every effort to be as flexible as possible with each employee’s schedule.
  • Competitive Pay: We start team members at a competitive pay rate, and desire to give raises based on performance
  • Discounts: Each employee receives a 50% discount on all items purchased at the winery

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