Culinary Manager, Kitchens – Redwood City

Full-time @DoorDash
  • Redwood City, CA View on Map
  • Apply Before : April 7, 2024

Job Description

About the Team

DoorDash is building innovative kitchen formats that cater to the on-demand economy. These kitchens are tailored to off-premise (delivery, catering, pick-up, etc) with a minimum storefront. DoorDash Kitchens enable Merchants to expand their geographic footprint and give customers instant access to exciting new restaurants that were previously too far away.

About the Role

You’ll cook multiple culinary concepts and manage the daily operations of our DoorDash operated kitchen. You will ensure that food orders are cooked and fulfilled to the highest standard, while supporting broader operations through ordering and inventory.  You will lead multiple cooks in the kitchen to make sure they are successful, operating with quality and speed while maintaining food safety compliance. 

  • Culinary Execution.  Cook and expedite orders, overseeing the day-to-day culinary operations.
  • Team Development You will oversee and lead line cooks, prep cooks, and dishwashers while on their shift ensuring food quality, health and safety of the kitchen facility and overall. You will train & develop the team – teaching the “why” and not just the “how”, helping to foster a culture of both responsibility and growth.
  • Kitchen Management Responsible for inventory, purchasing and maintaining food cost. Meet financial objectives by controlling purchases and inventory and reducing waste.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you…

  • Are cuisine-curious and love to cook across multiple culinary concepts
  • Are passionate about developing team members
  • Want to build 
  • Are passionate about cooking consistently from a playbook
  • Want to work in new restaurant models including delivery-only environments

We’re excited about you because…

  • You have 3+ years cooking and managing in a high volume kitchen environment including fast-casual, QSR, and from-scratch restaurants.
  • You have 1+ years of experience supervising others in a kitchen environment.
  • You are a builder. You’re hungry to build the operations from ground-up, scale, and grow with the business.
  • You have a proven track record of team management, organizational and coaching skills.
  • You have a ServeSafe Managers License and have meticulous cleanliness standards.

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We’re committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below.  Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location.  For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location.  Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.

California Pay Range:
$82,500$111,500 USD

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