Cafe Manager Job Description

Cafe Manager Job Description

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Cafe manager provides for the various aspects of the service centers lunch/catering programs to include food, presentation, service, cash handling and safety.

Cafe Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Updating and management of P.O.S
Ensure project objectives are understood and met
Manage the introduction of quarterly beverage focus by working with VP of Café Operations to solidify all details, communication, auto-shipments, operational updates
Ensure uniform and personal appearance of all associates is clean and professional at all times
Create procedural processes are correct for consistent operations and communicated to B&N stores
Welcome Bar clientele and identify their needs
Monitor the operation of the restaurant to ensure compliance with all standards and procedures established by the Food & Beverage Director company and county health and regulatory standards and procedures
Must possess strong skills in both the dining room and in kitchen operations, leading the day to day operations
This is your Cafe, you will drive all Cafe operations
Anticipates customer and department needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues

Cafe Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Cafe Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, AED, TIPS, DLC, VT

Education for Cafe Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the cafe manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Hospitality, Culinary, Management, Restaurant Management, Business, Education, Food Service management, Business/Administration, Technology, Hotel and Restaurant Management

Skills for Cafe Manager

Desired skills for cafe manager include:

Cash register
Cash handling procedures
Food service equipment and maintenance requirements
Reconciliation of multiple cash banks and reports
MS Office products
PowerPoint
Excel
Internet
Outlook
Food and catering trends with a focus on quality

Desired experience for cafe manager includes:

Worked in Cafes, Quick Service Restaurants, Food Service, Pubs
1+ years of team lead, supervisory, or management experience
Must have full availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays
Must be able to lift, carry or otherwise move objects weighing up to 25 pounds when merchandising the sales floor and use of ladders or stairs
Must be able to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and stand for extended periods of time
3+ years prior professional experience in retail and/or food service required

Cafe Manager Examples

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Cafe Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of cafe manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for cafe manager
  • Hire, train, develop, and coach full, part-time employees, student workers and interns
  • Responsible for effectively merchandising and promoting the venue’s offerings to appropriate audiences
  • Carefully monitor site revenues and expenditures to assure consistency with departmental budget targets and/or to highlight areas of concern or opportunity
  • Interviews, hires, trains and coaches employees and entry level managers
  • Plans, assigns and directs job duties
  • Participates in employee meetings, reviews and development
  • Prepares and maintains volume trend analysis report on a daily basis
  • Managing the cleaning of the main cafeteria and kitchen floors, equipment and hoods
  • Also responsible for managing the cafeteria and kitchen
  • Place all orders needed for day to day Beverage service operations
Qualifications for cafe manager
  • Excellent communication in Cantonese, Mandarin and English
  • Associate's Degree or equivalent is preferred
  • 1 - 3 years retail or bookstore experience preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of proper food and beverage service and kitchen operations
  • Previously a Cafe Manager, F&B Manager, Assistant Manager, Catering Manager
  • 1+ years prior professional experience in Food and Beverage is required
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Cafe Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of cafe manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for cafe manager
  • Hires, supervises, trains, and coaches associates
  • Assists with interviewing and hiring
  • Plans, markets and executes special events/promotions in the café
  • Manages the day-to-day food service operation
  • Plans and supervises special functions, maintains cash controls and payroll records, and oversees the hiring of frontline team members
  • Directs and trains staff to provide scheduled retail services
  • Completes all daily, weekly, or monthly reports
  • Implements and maintains cash handling standards to eliminate theft of services or company funds
  • Implements and promotes green initiatives
  • Ensures all QA and sanitation standards are maintained on a daily basis
Qualifications for cafe manager
  • Experience and skill to assess staff capabilities and workloads and redistribute when necessary
  • Skill and knowledge in food service accounting procedures, to develop unit operational reports and budgets
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of automated retail business system
  • Strong understanding of food handler responsibilities and personal safety policies
  • AA or greater Degree in Food Service Management or a minimum of two (2) years of related hospitality field
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, food service and/or culinary degree preferred
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Cafe Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of cafe manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for cafe manager
  • Implements and maintains cash handling to eliminate theft of services or company funds
  • Ensures sure all QA and sanitation standards are maintained on a daily basis
  • Provide an elevated level of service to all team members and office guests
  • Regularly communicates with staff about the food or beverage offerings for both the breakfast and lunch programs
  • Prepares daily the food and beverage offering according to recipe and direction
  • Prepares breakfast & beverage area on time each morning Monday through Friday
  • Ensures breakfast, lunch & grab n go offerings are well stocked and held at proper temperature
  • Properly rotates & re-stocks all service utensils, food, and cleaning materials
  • Restocks all grab n go areas in an organized and attractive manner according to defined standards/requirements throughout breakfast and lunch service
  • Places orders for upcoming lunch service with pre-determined vendors, oversees the delivery and set up and display of lunch each day
Qualifications for cafe manager
  • Thrives in a branded business, with set menus, food specs
  • Proficiency in foreign languages will be an advantage
  • Well spoken and written in English / Mandarin
  • Must have 5 star international hotel experience in a similar capacity for a minimum of two years
  • Open-mind, people oriented, team work, creative, outgoing
  • Must be Serve Save certified
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Cafe Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of cafe manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for cafe manager
  • Replenish and maintains office snack program, and beverage programs for boardroom & meeting rooms
  • Reports any kitchen equipment issues or challenges to the office manager
  • Ensures HUB Café areas is well cleaned and maintained each day, including all dishware cleaned
  • When needed assists with the set-up of special events or meetings in the office
  • Maintains regular attendance, consistently on time, and observes prescribed work, break and meal periods in compliance with standards
  • Maintains high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include compliance with any pre-determined dress code
  • Perform other assigned tasks or duties and follow prescribed checklists as requested by supervisor
  • Coordinates marketing efforts of the Healthcare Community with the Business needs to maximize revenues and patient and visitor satisfaction
  • Coordinates marketing efforts of the account with the business needs to maximize revenues and customer satisfaction
  • Oversees sanitation and safety of assigned unit
Qualifications for cafe manager
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and multiply and divide with 10's and 100's
  • Ability to work assigned schedule which may include varied hours, evenings, weekends and some holidays
  • At least 5 years’ hotel working experience
  • Must have minimum 2 years high volume barista/restaurant experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ supervisory experience in a high volume café environment, with preference given to candidates with previous management experience
  • Degree/Diploma in Hotel or F&B Management an asset but not required
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Cafe Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of cafe manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for cafe manager
  • Set and adjust the café menu and order food inventory accordingly
  • Schedule and supervise servers to assure appropriate staff coverage during hours of operation
  • Maintain health and food safety measures against all hazards likely to be connected with the services including without limitation all food handling procedures, required or recommended by the Department of Health and local agencies
  • Ensure that servers are attentive and sensitive to needs of Café patrons
  • Keep the facilities in a clean and neat condition
  • Ensure the daily removal of all waste materials and properly store all food, beverages, equipment and materials
  • Report revenue daily to a Member Services staff member for verification
  • Ensure that all employees engaged in food preparation have a current and valid food workers card issued by the local health department
  • Use caution or closed signs when cleaning wet areas
  • Report any safety concerns, suggestions or other pertinent information to the General Manager
Qualifications for cafe manager
  • Must be flexible in terms of working hours as evenings and weekend work is required
  • Food handler certificate -- should include Food Service sanitation and safety local requirements
  • Minimum two years of food service operations experience or similar experience
  • High volume production and catering experience is preferred
  • BS Degree in Hospitality or Culinary degree is preferred
  • Minimum of one year of retail operational foodservice management experience preferred, depending upon formal degree or training

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