Want to join the Archie’s Family and become a valued member of our management team? We are looking for a Kitchen Manager to join our exciting growth!


Archies has a 5-star-studded appeal and has become a recognised and admired place to be, with a creative and unique menu, as well as building such an edgy and vibrant, cool place to dine and hang out, Archie’s is on a mission to provide the most unique and exciting menu and strives to provide the best quality service to all our loyal fans and customers.


Sooooo… If “Kahuna burger” is not for you and “Royales with cheese” don’t hit the spot it is time to join Archie’s as one of our Kitchen Managers.


We are on the lookout for superstars to join our iconic business… we are currently boasting sites across Manchester as well as Birmingham, Liverpool and Leeds with more on the way.


We are looking for a Kitchen Manager who will report into the General Manager and is expected to work closely with our Regional Chef and lead all aspects of the kitchen. You will deliver a high-quality menu and motivate our staff to work to our high standards regardless of trading levels.


All Managers are required to undergo a DBS which will be processed at the offer stage.


We can offer great rates of pay, employee benefits, and lovely work environment.


  • Pay: £28,000 – £32,000 plus bonus
  • 45 hours per week
  • Location: Manchester Trafford Centre
  • This permanent salaried role will require availability to work shift patterns that include late evenings and weekends.


Benefits of working for Archie’s as a Kitchen Manager.


  • Quarterly paid bonus, based on achieving store targets
  • A free meal on every shift +30% discount in ALL Archie’s sites for you and your guests.

Plus, more to come….


What can Archie’s do for you?


At the heart of every Archie’s is a legendary kitchen team. At Archie’s it is all about making guests feel at home whilst enjoying our handmade Burgers, famous Shakes, ridiculously indulgent Waffles.


We want every single customer to enjoy the unique experience that only Archie’s can offer. We also want you to feel every bit as special as our customers. As a reward for hard work and enthusiasm our Managers and L&D team will strive to support you by developing your skills and giving you a chance to build a team that’s always there for each other.


What do we expect from you?


  • Manage the kitchen crew and coordinate food orders to Archie’s standards and time specs.
  • Supervise food and cooking.
  • Control of food supplies and kitchen equipment.
  • Complete weekly stock takes to create prep and par levels to forecast.
  • Store food products in compliance with safety practices (e.g., FIFO).
  • Train kitchen staff on prep work and food wrapping techniques.
  • Record keeping as per company due diligence.
  • Maintain high levels of cleanliness and safety standards in the kitchen area.
  • Schedule weekly rota within labour budget.
  • To develop our Kitchen Crew Members, Kitchen Assistant Manager and Supervisor/s in to stars for the future.
  • To champion Health & Safety


What does it take to join our team?


  • A can-do attitude, a sharp eye for detail and pride in your work.
  • A love for food – sounds simple, doesn’t it?
  • Proven work experience as a Kitchen Manager, Restaurant Manager or Head   Chef
  • Hands-on experience with planning menus and ordering ingredients.
  • Understanding of our menus and ingredients.
  • Excellent organisational & communication skills.
  • Conflict management abilities.
  • Ability to manage a team in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Most of all, an enthusiasm for getting the job done.

A role at Archie’s could be your next step into an amazing career, working with likeminded people in a can-do, forward-thinking business. Our training programmes mean that we don’t always need to look for experience, just that little spark to learn and have fun whilst at work.

We would also be interested in speaking with you with a view to becoming a Kitchen Manager if you have the following experience: Kitchen Team Leader, Kitchen supervisor, Kitchen team member, Catering Kitchen, Front of House Team Manager, Assistant Manager, Team Leader or Supervisor looking to move into a Senior Back of House role.