Assistant Kitchen Manager Huey's Restaurants

Assistant Kitchen Manager

Full Time • Huey's Restaurants
Job Description

The Assistant Kitchen Manager assists with overseeing, coordinating, and supervising the restaurant’s kitchen staff according to food safety standards. Their duties include assisting with hiring, training, and scheduling Cooks, performing quality control on food leaving the kitchen, and ordering inventory to keep up with demand.
Company Overview

Huey’s, a Memphis staple for over 50 years, is now hiring Experienced Assistant Kitchen Managers in the Memphis area! Huey’s isn’t just a GREAT place to eat…it’s also a GREAT place to work!!! Huey’s is famous for its Blues, Brews, Burgers, and relaxed family atmosphere. 

Job Summary

Assist in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the restaurant kitchen and of the production and preparation of all foods. Assure quality service and products while operating at required budget levels (or better).

  •  Works the "Window" position of the kitchen line during busy times. Oversees and assists with the preparation of all food products while following recipes and guidelines. Monitors ticket times and adjusts when applicable.
  • Interacts with staff daily including management and kitchen employees; keeps them posted on all pertinent information.
  • Coordinates human resource functions along with the General Manager as they pertain to kitchen employees including but not limited to the following: recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and terminating employees, overseeing that employee files are kept up to date and that all appropriate information is sent to the proper place, training employees, scheduling employees, performance evaluations of employees, employee meetings.
  • Assists with Reviewing and Auditing functions including but not limited to weight tests and reconciliation of food abstract.
  • Oversees the upkeep, cleanliness, and organization of restaurant kitchen, delivery areas, and waste receptacle areas. Keeps all equipment maintained and repaired as needed.
  • Assist with ordering and receiving food and dry goods orders and verifying the accuracy of invoices
  • Assist with taking weekly and monthly inventories of food and maintaining inventory at or below budgeted levels.
  • Complies with requirements of the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department. Administers in-house training and testing to kitchen employees on health department regulations.
  • Assist with preparing kitchen schedule weekly. Adjusts labor to the volume where applicable.
  • Assist with preparing daily prep sheets and monitoring par levels for food.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Certificate of “Serve Safe” or safe food handling certificate equivalent preferred for BOH Manager. 
  • One to Three years of experience in the restaurant industry as a manager preferred.
  • Work requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting, stooping, or performing other work requiring physical exertion up to 80% of the time.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with a diverse group of employees, customers, and purveyors.


 In Exchange for Your Talents, Huey’s Offers:
  • Free shift meals
  • Bonus plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Company Paid Life and Disability Insurance
  • Cancer and Voluntary Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation After Six Months of Service
  • 50% Discount on Meals When Not Working
  • 401K With Company Match
  • Great Family Environment
  • Excellent Training Program
Compensation: $46,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year

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Huey’s Restaurants is committed to providing our team members with comprehensive benefits that   can provide protection, peace of mind, and savings. Whether it’s health care, income protection, retirement savings, or other benefits such as the Team Member Assistance Program, we’ve got you covered. We are excited about what we have to offer you, our most valued asset



Day 1

Free Meal, EAP, ADAAA, Half Price Off Duty Meals

Day 60

Dental, Vision, Cancer Insurance, Church Health Plan, Whole Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Short Term Disability, CIGNA Medical Insurance (min. hours worked requirement)

Day 365

401K, Vacation (if applicable), FMLA (min. hours worked requirement)

Medical and Medical Health Plan
Health insurance is available to qualified Team Members on the first of the month following 60-days of employment. We offer four tiers of coverage to meet your family’s needs. In addition to medical healthcare, we also offer a medical health plan through Church Health. Church Health physicians offer medical care for low or no costs based on ability to pay.

Dental Insurance With two tiers of coverage, we help you maintain your smile. Our plans include preventative care at 100%, major services and orthodontia.

Vision Insurance Keep your eyes healthy by seeing a vision care specialist. Frames, lenses and contacts are covered!

Cancer Insurance Cancer insurance is available for Team Members and their families in the event of a cancer diagnosis. Payments are made in a lump sum. Eligibility requirements apply.
Life and AD&D Insurance
Make sure your family is protected with one of our life insurance options – whole life or term life insurance. Both plan options include accidental death and dismemberment coverage.
Short Term Disability Income Protection
For non-work-related injuries or illnesses, short-term disability income protection is available. Each benefit pays 60% of salary/wage up to plan limits.
Paid Time Off –Leave, Vacation, Jury Duty
Vacation, Jury Duty, Family Medical Leave, Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) Leave, and Military Leave are available in accordance with plan eligibility requirements.
Employee Assistance Program
Concern Employee Assistance Program provides free, confidential counseling services to Team Members and their families. Types of counseling available include work, personal or relationship issues, alcohol and drug abuse, stress, financial stress and legal services.
Free Meals & Free Parking
Team Members are provided a free meal on each shift worked. Team Members receive a 50% discount on most items while dining at Huey’s with 1 guest, when off the clock. Huey’s also offers free parking at most locations.
Fun Work Environment with Great Team Members
We work hard and we play harder! We work together as a team to deliver exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers.
401(k) Plan
Want to save for retirement and earn free money? Huey’s offers a 401K retirement savings plan with match. We have a dedicated team of financial advisors to help you make wise investments to reach your retirement goal.