Location: We are hiring for several of our locations in Philadelphia
REEF’s mission is to connect the world to your block. Who You’ll Work For
We transform underutilized urban spaces into neighborhood hubs that connect people to locally curated goods, services, and experiences.
Together we are leveraging the power of proximity to keep our communities moving forward in a sustainable and thoughtful way.
What You’ll Do
REEF Kitchen Vessel Captains will oversee the operations of REEF’s business at their respective location. This position will manage all kitchens employees with a single vessel to ensure food safety compliance, excellent food quality, on time delivery, cost effective performance and people leadership.
This role will play a key role in REEF’s success on a site through being a champion of their specific vessel—knowing how to be sure all the various Applications function successfully as REEF continues to build the ecosystem that connects the world to your block. The role requires inventory management, interpretation of performance data, and personnel oversite.
Reports to: NBRHD General Manager, MSA General Manager or Site Manager
Direct reports: Kitchens supervisors and line cooks within a vessel.
- Manage a diverse team of line cooks and Kitchens Supervisors.
- Responsible for the end-to-end employee life cycle of team members in their vessel. This includes support of hiring process, development, scheduling, performance management and engagement of our team members.
- Meet or exceed food and vessel safety, sanitation, quality, delivery and particularly food beverage health code compliance.
- Accountable for vessel KPI performance in coordination with local leaders and company direction.
- Create a work environment that makes REEF a great place to belong.
- Understand how to manage costs and maximize revenue at vessel level.
- Ensure the safety of all operations, particularly food and beverage health code compliance.
- Ensure the operational efficiency of the vessel, including maintenance, security and utilities oversight.
What We Want From You:
- Managerial SERV-Safe Preferred
- Operational experience preferably at hospitality, food and beverage.
- Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures to lead a team of line cooks and kitchens supervisors.
- Strong organization and communication skills; experience managing people and working collaboratively across multiple levels, and functions.
- Must have 2 forms of valid ID.
- A team player with high EQ and collaborative approach to leadership.
- Tolerance for uncertainty and a rapidly changing environment.
- High intensity execution mindset, able to operate at pace.
- Gravitas and presence, capable of leading a diverse team.
- Need to be a believer, devoted to the mission and excited about the company’s potential.
- Embody and lead using the REEF core values: ability to show up, be bold, show grit, be curious and be true
What We’ll Provide
Generous Incentive Bonus paid monthly based on the sales and operational success of your kitchen vessel.
(Full-Time Employee Only)
Life and Disability
Paid Time Off (PTO)
- While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel.
- Incumbent is occasionally required to taste or smell
- Push, pull, and lift up to 50lbs on a weekly basis.
- Be able to reach, bend, stoop and work in a standing position for a long period of time
- Must be comfortable working in a shared space, with constant noise, without the use of a private office
- Must be able to cope with frequent changing priorities and deadlines with a high degree of optimism, professionalism & collaboration
- Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of 40 hours with or without notice including weekends, nights, holidays
REEF Technology is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. REEF does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. REEF complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.