Rate of pay$45000 - 50000 per year

Tired of pre-made sauces and microwaves, want to really cook? Bella Milano is accepting applications from highly-energetic, take charge individuals who want an opportunity to utilize their skills while continuing to learn and grow in a thriving upscale, full service restaurant environment!  Bella Milano offers a unique, fine casual cuisine in a contemporary yet relaxed atmosphere with many exciting menu selections.

Apply now if you think you have what it takes to be part of our growing team.


-Food Quality – maintain highest level of food quality

-Sanitation – Ensure kitchen is clean at all times and able to pass Inspections from Health Inspectors and Executive Team

-Labor Cost – Manage kitchen labor to obtain goals, and review practices to ensure most efficient use of labor dollars

-Food Cost – Ensure kitchen staff is using proper devices and measurements for all food service related items. Manage kitchen staff to achieve food cost goals

-Training – all kitchen staff must be fully trained at their station to follow recipe and portioning guidelines

-Evaluate food products to ensure that quality standards are being consistently attained.

-Provide professional development of kitchen staff

-Menu development – keep current in menu trends and submit items as requested for menu changes


-Scheduling and coordination of kitchen staff

-Staff for maximum productivity and high standards of quality

-Control labor costs to achieve maximum profitability

-Establish controls to minimize food and supply, waste and theft

-Train employees on best practices regarding safety, sanitation and accident prevention

-Support Safe work habits and a safe working environment at all times

-Consult with GM/AGM regarding menus and offerings for special events

-Cooks or directly supervise items that require skillful preparation

-Evaluate products on quality and price

-Provide communication to Director of Store Operations on policies and procedures

-Establish and maintain a regular cleaning and maintenance schedule for entire kitchen and equipment

-Ensures kitchen managers are achieving their goals and following their responsibilities

-Interview, select, train, supervise, counsel and discipline all employees in Kitchen

-Ensure positive attitudes and professionalism from all staff

-Ensure all kitchen employees adhere to uniform, grooming and appearance standards

-Interact positively with all restaurant staff and guests to promote a team effort and maintain a positive and professional work environment

-Produce a high volume of work in a timely manner, that is accurate, complete and of high quality

-Come to work on-time and regularly

-Be available for phone calls 24/7

-Ability to work a varying schedule to include mornings, days, evenings, holidays and extended hours

-Ability to type and use e-mail and other technologies as assigned

-Ability to write and cost out recipes

-Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

-Proficient in the following restaurant functions: food planning and preparation, purchasing, sanitation, security, company policies and procedures, personnel management, recordkeeping, recipe development, and preparation of reports

-Perform other duties as directed

Compensation and Benefits:

- Salary based on previous work experience and knowledge

- Monthly Bonuses with attainable goals

- Yearly Bonus where you can earn up to 10% of your salary as a bonus

- Vacation - immediately start accruing vacation days

- Health Insurance - competitive plans, we pay 50% of your cost

- Total Compensation including bonus ranges $45,000 to $55,000 based on experience and knowledge

Physical Requirements:

-Ability to speak and hear

-Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

-Constant standing with some walking

-Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours)

-Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 50 pounds

-Continual use of manual dexterity and gross motor skills with frequent use of bi-manual dexterity and fine motor skills


-Monthly Store Manager meetings



-Google Calendar

Licenses, Certificates, Insurance:

-Food Sanitation License

-Drivers License

-Auto Insurance

COVID-19 considerations:

Bella Milano follows all CDC guidelines included but not limited to daily health and temperature screenings of all employees.

Bella Milano - Springfield, IL

4525 Wabash Ave, Springfield, IL, 62711