Culinary Manager- PM Shift



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Join the movement! Erewhon market is trailblazing in the health and wellness industry, and we’re rapidly expanding! Our culture comes from unstoppable leaders, inspiring staff, and the best food and wellness products on the planet. 10+ locations and growing. 

What we offer:

  • $25 - $30 / hour (based on experience) 
  • 50% off organic meals daily (during store visits)
  • 20% off in-store purchases
  • HUGE opportunities for career growth
  • 401k with 4% match, Paid Vacation, Health Benefits and much more.

Position Overview:

Do you have a passion for food, a flair for leadership, and a commitment to excellence in kitchen operations? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Commissary Manager to lead our kitchen operations at our food processing facility. Reporting directly to the Director of Operations, this role is pivotal in ensuring the highest standards of food quality, safety, and efficiency.

What You Will Do:
  • Operational Excellence: Lead and oversee all aspects of kitchen operations, including food processing, preparation, and quality control. Ensure compliance with all food safety standards and regulations.
  • Leadership: Provide strong leadership and guidance to the kitchen team. Foster a culture of excellence, teamwork, and continuous improvement.
  • Bilingual Communication: Fluent in both English and Spanish, you will facilitate seamless communication within the diverse team.
  • Reporting: Regularly report to the Director of Operations on kitchen performance, including food quality, production efficiency, and safety compliance.
  • Food Safety: Maintain an expert-level understanding of food safety regulations and best practices. Implement and enforce strict food safety protocols.
  • Inventory Management: Manage inventory efficiently, ensuring adequate stock levels while minimizing waste.
  • Cost Control: Monitor and control food costs in line with budgetary constraints. Implement effective purchasing and procurement strategies.
  • Training: Provide ongoing training and development to kitchen staff, ensuring they are well-versed in food safety practices and culinary techniques.

What You Will Bring:

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in kitchen operations, with at least 2 years in a managerial role.
  • Bilingual: Proficiency in both English and Spanish is essential for effective communication within our diverse team.
  • Food Expertise: Strong knowledge of food safety standards and best practices.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information clearly.
  • Leadership: Proven ability to lead and motivate a team, driving a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

Erewhon has many opportunities for career development and growth as we expand across Southern California with ten current stores (Beverly Hills, Calabasas, Culver City, Grove (Fairfax), Pasadena, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Silver Lake, Studio City, and Venice).


Erewhon Market is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability, and per the Fair Chance Ordinance will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the ordinance.

To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.