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Kitchen Manager

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Kitchen Manager 

Our Kitchen Managers are the key to a successful shop operation. The Kitchen Managers support the GM & AGM by managing the kitchen and the team within the kitchen, and are accountable for People, Quality, Standards and Money within their shop.

As a Kitchen Manager, you will manage the kitchen through constant MBWA (manage by walking around) and your performance is measured against the KPIs for your shop 'Champions League' alongside other key responsibilities. You will look after the training and development of their team through succession planning to ensure the shop family tree is always stable and the individual team members potential is maximised.


main responsibilities

  • Ensure itsu produces beautiful food according to the itsu standards and in line with the business needs.
  • Lead and motivate the team by promoting and living the itsu qualities
  • Be the guardian and the owner of itsu quality
  • Comply to all itsu health & safety policies to ensure all the products we serve to our customers are safe
  • Ensure EHO 5 stars are achieved
  • To complete the weekly stock count & administration processes accurately and consistently

You put people at the heart of everything you do by displaying the 4 itsu qualities:

  • I take pride [in what I do]
  • I genuinely care [for people]
  • I want to grow [myself & others]
  • I build trust [around me]


things that we like

Listeners, empathisers, commercial thinkers, challenging minds, critical friends, team players, creatives, those who have people at the forefront of their mind, those who think shop first, those who are themselves


perks & benefits

  • Private medical insurance
  • Company pension scheme 
  • Group income protection
  • Life assurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Critical illness scheme
  • Food allowance 
  • Discounts at major retailers
  • Cycle to work scheme


about us

We are itsu, the leading Asian-inspired quick-service retail and grocery brand with over 80 restaurants across the UK, Belgium, and France, and a growing wholesale business across Europe and beyond. Our renowned delicious food made fresh in every restaurant, every day, has made itsu a top choice for healthy eating.

In addition to our restaurants, itsu [grocery] offers a range of high-quality Asian-inspired foods available online and in supermarkets. We are excited to be one of the leading brands in this specific group and have ambitious plans for continued growth both domestically and globally.

With its best-in-class-food, latest technology, innovation, and talented workforce, itsu is the future of fast food.


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