Job Description

With limited supervision, the Assistant Kitchen/Culinary Manager's (AKM) role is to support the back-of-house team members and kitchen manager, within a specific restaurant, through maintenance of restaurant kitchen standards, and strive to achieve overall quality and consistency on a daily basis. This role should be a leader with a coaching attitude in helping the restaurant management team and team members run efficient back-of-house operations.


Maintain high employment quality standards consistent with Bloomin' Brands policies

Assist in set ups for the opening crew in the kitchen

Check schedule for in-coming team members

Adhere and coach security procedures

Check out the close from night before

Review inventory on a daily basis

Prepare to receive orders

Keep track of self-life adherence

Check temps on freezer, dish machine and refrigeration units before prepping

Knowledge of the flavor profile and specifications of menu items

Follow recipe cards with no compromise

Review the daily sanitation checklist and conduct the checks

Conduct daily health inspections

Adhere to sanitation, temperature and food safety standards

Conduct daily health inspections

Work the flow of the tickets to ensure good cook times


Certified trainer in any back-of-house functions

Passing grade in Assessment testing

Must be able and willing to work a flexible schedule

Legal authorization to work in the United States

Minimum 21 years of age


Previous experience in restaurant industry

Previously held positions of leadership

Trained and proficiency in all areas of the back-of-house functions

Perks & Benefits that we offer at Outback Steakhouse: 

  • Career Growth. We believe in developing people! 
  • Work/Life balance. Flexible scheduling and PTO (when eligible) to take that much needed "me" time! 
  • Health & Wellness benefits. We offer health (medical, dental and vision) insurance options for eligible team members 
  • Meal comp benefits 
  • Anniversary Program 
  • Rx for pet’s prescription savings program 
  • Employee discounts with Perks at Work 
  • Rewards and recognition programs because we appreciate all that you do 

Compensation Range: Varies by Location -

Bloomin' Brands, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

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