Shift Leads are high performing kitchen members with the added responsibility of owning shift operations in their kitchens during assigned shifts. They demonstrate a passion for food quality, teamwork, and act as a role model in the kitchen. They are approachable, engaging, and can adapt to various working styles while conveying a solid understanding of All Day Kitchens standards. Shift Leads are responsible for leading shifts as the main point of kitchen leadership.


Shift times are between 5:00pm-1:00am and 7:00pm-2:30am.


What makes you a great candidate:

  • 2+ years experience with food safety or food service.
  • 1+ years experience supervising teams of 10 or more employees.
  • Models reliability, quality, cleanliness, and consistency
  • Receives feedback well and improves performance accordingly
  • Effective communicator. Leads their team to be successful during their shift.
  • Detail oriented with inventory and waste management
  • Adaptable and tech savvy: comfortable with touch screens and electronic applications.
  • Flexible availability and open to picking up shifts when needed

What you’ll do:

  • Provide clear direction and delegation to operate a smooth shift
  • Professional and respectful with all who enter the kitchen
  • Provide positive and constructive feedback to the team
  • Patient and empathetic with new crew members
  • Ensure crew members understand the daily goals during their shifts; supports and coaches them to achieve these
  • Troubleshoot common equipment issues

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift upwards of 25 lbs
  • Essential frequent physical requirements such as standing for prolonged periods of time, bending, kneeling, etc
  • Ability to observe details at a close range 


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • $10 Monthly Cellphone Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Meal Credit Each Shift
  • Professional Growth Opportunities
  • Employee Referral Bonus

Education & Experience:

  • You will need a current a Food Handler's Card within the first 30 days of employment. This can be obtained for $8 at a number of online food service organizations.


Our Commitment:

All Day Kitchens is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive team. We believe strongly that our people, partners, and platform benefit from the most diverse range of perspectives. We believe that great people are at the core of great food experiences.

All Day Kitchens - Damen - Illinois

907 N Damen Ave., Chicago, IL, 60622