Kitchen Manager

Posted on September 7, 2023
UFCW 3000
 per hour
Redmond, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Paid holidays, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Pension plan, Retirement benefits, Parental leave, Employee discount, Life and disability insurance, Unlimited Orca Card
Applications accepted until position filled


The Kitchen Manager (Production Specialist) oversees Deli kitchen operations including production cooking, food cost analysis, recipe development and ordering. They provide mentorship and coaching to deli staff, including setting the standard for excellent customer service. They participate in production cooking and participate in department planning including budgeting and product mix.

Job Locations



11435 Avondale Rd NE

Comp Details

$27.10 / hour. Overnight and Night Differential when applicable.

Our Culture

Our Vision 

To inspire and advance the health and well-being of people, their communities and our planet


Our Mission 

We ensure that good food nourishes the communities we serve, while cultivating vibrant local, organic food systems


Our Values 

We foster high standards

We act with integrity

We embrace stewardship

We take action because we care


Statement of Equity and Inclusion

PCC is committed to welcoming people of all identities, cultures, and backgrounds. As a triple bottom line cooperative, our vision, mission and values stand firmly rooted in the nourishment and well-being of our planet, its people and communities.


While racism and colonialism continue to play a significant role in shaping food systems, PCC is committed to cultivating justice-centered relationships that do not exploit.


PCC does not tolerate bigoted behavior within our community. Accordingly, we take action to foster a safe and inclusive environment.


PCC is a company where culture and values are at the heart of who we are and what we do. Everyone at PCC is expected to:

  • Collaborate
  • Demonstrate Kindness
  • Focus on the customer
  • Instill trust
  • Value diversity

In addition, PCC Leaders are expected to:

  • Build Effective Teams
  • Ensure Accountability
  • Inspire Others

Main Job Responsibilities

  • Provides and models excellent, professional customer service
  • Oversees all kitchen operations including production cooking, food cost analysis, recipe development, and ordering
  • Provides direction, supervision, hands-on coaching, and mentorship to Cooks and Deli Helper Clerks
  • Participates in department planning with the Deli management team, including budgeting, product mix, and scheduling
  • Participates in production cooking as needed
  • Mentors and trains staff to ensure that department sanitation, cleanliness and safety standards are met
  • Ensures department sanitation, cleanliness and safety standards are met

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven ability to provide excellent professional customer service
  • Knowledge of cooking techniques and production cooking in a high-volume kitchen required
  • Must have general understanding of cooking methods, natural food ingredients, and alternative foods
  • Kitchen management experience required
  • Flexible schedule with availability to work a variety of shifts, including weekends
  • Experience with supervising and training required
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills
  • Computer knowledge and skills including Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to multitask on an ongoing basis
  • Excellent leadership, teambuilding, and communication skills
  • Must be able to meet physical demands including standing, bending, twisting, repetitive motion, and lifting 10 – 40lbs regularly
  • Must be at least 18 years of age


Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Parental Leave  
  • Vacation Accrual – 0.06 hours per hour worked  
  • Sick Accrual –.025 hours per hour worked (Includes Union and State Accrual Rates) 
  • Pension through UFCW 3000 
  • Discounted ORCA Pass 
  • Staff Discount on In-Store Purchases  
  • PCC Cooking Classes Discount  
  • Free Co-op Membership  
  • Bereavement Leave  
  • Employee Assistance Program 


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About the employer: PCC

If you’re a people person, you’re a PCC person. Maybe it’s our co-op roots, or maybe it’s our Northwest nature, but we embrace stewardship and take action because we care. As one of the most trusted grocers in Seattle, we foster high standards and look to our staff members to build trust by acting with integrity — toward our members and shoppers, and toward each other. Perhaps that’s why nearly 20 percent of our staff have been with the co-op for more than a decade, and we’re consistently voted one of Seattle’s best grocers.

About your union: UFCW 3000

UFCW 3000 is the largest private-sector union in Washington with over 46,000 members working in grocery store retail health care and other industry jobs. UFCW 21 is a chartered member of UFCW International with over 1.4 million workers in North America. We believe in the promise of America. A promise that our children can lead better lives than ours. A promise that with hard work and standing up for our rights we can make a decent living that includes a good wage health care and retirement.

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