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Head Cook / Kitchen Manager

Posted: 02/09/2024

Looking for a fast-paced, fun and rewarding job at an upscale dining destination for not only local Wenatchee Valley clientele, but also tourists from around the world?

Mozart’s Restaurant is nestled in the Bavarian-themed Village of Leavenworth, WA, and we are looking for a Head Cook/Kitchen Manager to fulfill our vision of “Inspired Austrian Cuisine in an Elevated Setting”. For the right candidate, we are offering a competitive salary & benefits package to join our team!

This role is multifaceted, including culinary & kitchen management, and reports to/collaborates with ownership & culinary director.

Some of the duties would include:

- Plan & direct culinary activities & food preparation duties (overseeing integrity, quality, and cleanliness)
- Develop/Improve existing menu items & and collaborating with culinary director & ownership to create new dishes that meet restaurant standards
- Recruit, manage, and supervise kitchen/BOH personnel
- Perform administrative duties, including maintaining time/payroll records, food cost tracking, maintenance/equipment oversight, etc.
- Complying with nutrition & sanitation regulations & safety standards.
- Preparing food for service & ensuring that high quality food comes out simultaneously & in a timely manner.
- Maintaining a positive & professional approach with coworkers & customers, while rectifying any arising complaints or problems.
- Answer to the owner & culinary director.
- Other tasks that may be required to ensure normal restaurant operations.

The ideal candidate would have full time shift availability including nights and weekends, and previous experience in a commercial kitchen is required.

As part of The Adler Group Leavenworth, this position with Mozart’s Restaurant also provides a competitive benefits package including:

- Salary expectations for this position start at $68,000 yearly with opportunity for growth.
- Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance - 75% Employer Paid!
- Paid Time Off Accrual
- Enjoy a free On-Shift Meal + discounted meals at any of our 2 adjacent properties
(The Gingerbread Factory, and Mozart's)
- Weekly Pay with Direct Deposit

Leavenworth is nestled in the Cascade Mountains - offering a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities, year-round tourism, and a small town feel within easy driving distance to the amenities of much larger cities.

Whether you are a local candidate looking for a great new opportunity, or someone looking to make a fresh start in an amazing locale - Mozart’s Restaurant would love the chance to speak with you!

Reach out to Jeri, our awesome Human Resources department manager, today and schedule an interview! She can be reached at

Please include a detailed resume, and a cover letter briefly explaining your experience for this role.