Chick-fil-A Careers and Jobs

Kitchen Director

Rate of pay$62192 - 73008 per year

Directly Reports to: Executive of Staff, Director of Operations

Collaborating Team: Director Drive-Thru, Director Hospitality, Director Sales and Brand Growth  

Provides Leadership to:  

BOH Team Leaders 

Food Safety & Quality Manager

Back of House Training Manager

Inventory Lead


  • Develop a Business Plan for the year with the Director of Operations and share with the Director Team defining all goals and a plan to reach them
  • Meet with the Director Team weekly 
  • Meet with the BOH Leadership Team weekly
  • Embody & share Dan’s vision to your team…To be our community’s favorite place to be refreshed and restored
  • Embody & share Chick-fil-A Vision, Values, & Corporate Purpose to your team


  • Continuously develop the Back of House Leaders
  • Weekly meetings with Team Leaders to challenge & encourage them
  • Continuously develop yourself
  • Sync up with Training Director on Training & Growth Plans for Back of House team
  • Hold your team accountable for their responsibilities
  • Complete evaluations on all Managers and Team Leads on your team on schedule (30, 60, 90 etc.)
  • Complete the weekly Back of House schedule on time Tuesday at 5pm

Quality & Guest Experience

  • Time block your schedule to hit all areas of Kitchen every day (Kitchen, Facilities)
  • Open & Close the restaurant at least 2x per month 
  • Enforce commitment to Excellence in all things, Ownership, & Teamwork

  • Cultivate a Food Safety Culture
  • Enforce Cleaning lists & implementation with entire staff
  • Review Daily Safe Critical with Day and Night Assistant Directors

Sales & Brand Growth

  • Post and reiterate all Sales numbers and goals
  • Create a competitive, enthusiastic, & positive culture towards reaching sales goals (SPI)
  • Work in tandem with Sales and Marketing Director on catering & community events to ensure REMARKable and CAREing experiences for all guests and clients
  • Stay up to date on all roll outs, LTO, & promotional items

Financial Return

  • Complete End of Month inventory and final submission to Support Center 
  • Control Food Cost Gap and BOH Labor Gap 
  • Ensure good stewardship of all resources

Chick-fil-A - Chick-Fil-A Palm Harbor

32800 US Hwy 19 N, Palm Harbor, FL, 34684

This job posting is for an opportunity at a Chick-fil-A® Restaurant business independently owned and operated by a local franchised Operator. If you choose to apply for this position, you understand and acknowledge that your application and any information included with it will only be submitted to the Operator. Chick-fil-A, Inc. will not receive a copy of your employment application and will not be involved in any decisions regarding whether to hire you. If you are hired for this position, you also understand and acknowledge that the Operator’s restaurant business will be your employer, not Chick-fil-A, Inc., and that the Operator is solely responsible for all decisions related to your employment, including hiring, firing, discipline, compensation, scheduling and supervision.