Culinary Operations Manager


Canton, MA, USA


Featured Companies / Trillium Brewing


Nov 13

Culinary Operations Manager


Position Summary:


Trillium is seeking a Culinary Operations Manager to join our team!  As the Culinary Operations Manager you will lead operations of each of our Trillium locations to achieve success through creative menu development, a fiscally disciplined mindset, and exemplary leadership values.  This is a key leadership position in the company that will report to and work directly with The Director of Food & Beverage, assisting as we move into the next phase of operations and growth within our company.  We are seeking an experienced, driven, and well-organized professional whose dedication and initiative will help propel Trillium to achieve its most important goals and lead our culinary teams to success.


Job Duties & Responsibilities


Sales & Profitability    

  • Accountable for culinary strategies across all Trillium restaurants and taprooms
  • Achieve culinary initiatives and menu development with financial responsibility
  • Identify market culinary trends to proactively drive improvement and efficiencies
  • Design menu while ensuring excellent product quality and brand alignment
  • Establish quality and process consistency in planning, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Evaluate, and improve processes across culinary operations including cost efficiencies and controls, talent development and succession planning, and revenue generation
  • Work with the Director of Food & Beverage for optimal menu mix at each location

Business Development

  • Plan and execute successful openings of additional Trillium locations
  • Develop and launch a culinary commissary program for utilization across locations
  • Identify opportunities with new vendors for centralized sourcing and costing optimization


  • Inspire a passionate team culture in support of consistent execution of Trillium’s goals
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement & education, and strive for culinary operational excellence by collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Provide guidance and direction to employees including setting professional and personal performance standard and monitoring performance
  • Identify appropriate training and/or coaching opportunities and follow-up to ensure effective, legally compliant, and consistent resolutions are reached
  • Provide positive, actionable solutions when faced with challenges; ability to lead and influence discussions and encourage two-way communication with the team.
  • Oversees Culinary Internship Program

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.


Desired Qualifications & Abilities

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 6+ years of experience in a Executive Chef role within restaurant or entertainment venues
  • Experience managing multiple locations preferred
  • Experience opening new locations preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong capacity to both lead and participate in food and beverage teams to define issues and agree on processes, strategies, and outcomes
  • A self-motivated approach, with strong work ethic, requiring limited oversight
  • Ability to travel between various Trillium locations throughout New England


  • Medical, dental and vision benefits with no wait period
  • Short & long term disability and life insurance
  • 401k plan with generous match with no wait period
  • Performance Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off
  • Trillium Comp Card
  • Trillium discounts
  • Philanthropy program
  • EAP
  • Employee gym 

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