Job Opening: Kitchen @ the Market Manager

Westminster Economic Development Initiative, Inc.

Kitchen @ the Market Manager Job Description

Position Title: Kitchen @ the Market Manager FLSA Status: Part-Time (20 hours/week), Non-Exempt Department Name: Community Development Supervisor’s Title: Community Development Program Coordinator Pay: $15-18 / hour, commensurate with experience Benefits: Once eligible, 3% match for Individual Retirement Account Location: The Broadway Market, 999 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14212 Websites:

Program Overview: In a unique collaboration with The Friends of the Broadway Market District and the City of Buffalo, WEDI manages the Kitchen @ the Market, a new, 850-square-foot commercial kitchen space available for lease for food production inside the historic Broadway Market, 999 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14212.

Primary Purpose and Function The Kitchen @ the Market Manager is primarily responsible for managing the operations of the Kitchen @ the Market, including vendor recruitment, scheduling, onboarding, assistance, general inventory, maintenance and running community events on Saturdays.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Recruiting and enrolling new businesses to use the Kitchen @ the Market
  • Updating and maintaining all paperwork and invoices
  • Implementing marketing and recruitment plan
  • Collecting and reporting all data needed on usage
  • Planning and hosting Saturday events with Friends of the Broadway Market
  • Ordering supplies, picking up orders, and organizing inventory
  • Onboarding tenants and managing tenant relationships
  • Ensuring tenants are compliant with rules & regulations of kitchen use
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to promote the Kitchen @ the Market through outreach efforts to community, social, and religious organizations
  • Good customer service skills
  • Knowledge of kitchen standards/operations
  • Ability to follow directions, take initiative, and use time wisely
  • Ability to work with individuals from a variety of diverse cultural backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in a restaurant, hotel, or hospitality setting
  • Knowledge of, and connection to, the communities surrounding the Broadway Market
  • Ability to organize things and maintain a clean and orderly environment

Please send resume or work history to by end of the day Friday November 15, 2019.

WEDI values diversity and inclusion throughout its city and in its organization. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, and formerly incarcerated individuals are encouraged to apply.


436 Grant Street Buffalo, NY 14213 (716) 393-4088


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