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CAFE 180 Manager Job Description

JOB TITLE CAFE 180 Manager Reports To: CAFE 180 Executive Director, Founder and One Good Turn Board

MISSION CAFE 180’s mission is to provide a meal to all people, regardless of ability to pay. CAFE 180 is a non profit community restaurant open for lunch 5 days a week.

SUMMARY This position is responsible for the day to day operations of CAFE 180 both FOH and BOH and for the performance and oversight of all CAFE 180 employees. This position will ensure all people are served a meal with dignity and respect and that CAFE 180’s core values are at the core of all decisions made.
The CAFE 180 Manager role is a full time, exempt position who exhibits, lives and teaches the vision, mission and values of CAFE 180. We are a place where all people are welcome, regardless of ability to pay and regardless of life circumstance. CAFE 180 strives to do this through volunteer programs, making all meals “affordable”, and by staying connected in the community. The person who fulfills this role must have interest in investing in and loving all types of people in a dignified way, leading staff members in a productive and respectful way, and serving nourishing meals.
The CAFE 180 Manager reports to the Executive Director, Founder and One Good Turn board and is responsible for the duties of manager as well as partnering with other employees to make a space that is welcoming and productive.
• Oversee FOH and BOH of CAFE 180 - with primary focus on BOH
• Oversee volunteer coordinator/operations coordinator as a direct report
• Create, plan and coordinate a cost effective and consistent menu for day to day service
• Produce high quality and healthy meals
• Manage relationship with food vendors
• Execute food purchase on a weekly basis, monitor food prices and work with manager to insure inventory and minimize waste
• Responsible for visual presentation of food and correct portioning
• Responsible for dining room cleanliness, organization and customer service with assistance from operations coordinator (who will work the front counter on a daily basis)
• Manage cooking and kitchen flow and schedule of CAFE 180 employees
• Perform opening and closing duties and ensure the cafe is secure at all times
• Run staff meetings and training - Making sure that these meetings are happening on a regular weekly basis to ensure good communication throughout all employees
• Ensure high levels of cleanliness and hygiene are met at all times both FOH and BOH
• Maintain excellent levels of communication with the cafe team and guests
• Communicate equipment repair and issues as necessary with Executive Director
• Keep in contact with volunteer coordinator and catering manager to insure all food, disposables, beverages, etc are in stock and stored in rightful place
• Manage daily cash and register reconciliation
• Maintain CAFE 180 Advisory board meetings and involvement with CAFE 180 Community Relations Coordinator
• Assist in and research evening events that would be beneficial for marketing CAFE 180
• Work closely with executive director and marketing and development position to ensure that newsletters are going out monthly, social media is updated, blogs are updated, impact reports are current, and website is current. Will also work closely for any additional marketing ideas
• Manage and effectively communicate with a diverse group of kitchen volunteers to ensure they are communicated with and have appropriate job designated to them
• Keep training sheets and manuals up to date
• Ensure that kitchen is properly cleaned on a regular schedule and all sanitary needs and requirements are set
• Excellent communication skills
• Exceptionally reliable, flexible and a team leader
• Ensure best possible dining experience for our guests
• Confident people skills, customer service orientation, and a friendly demeanor
• Outstanding time management and organizational skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent leadership abilities, while still maintaining the desire to be a team member
• Exceptionally reliable, flexible and a team leader
• Ethical cash handling and reconciliation skills
• Ability to handle the following physical demands:
• required to stand and walk regularly, occasionally sit
• lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
• function in work environment that has a moderate noise level
CAFE 180 Manager schedule will be Tuesday - Saturday from 8am - 3:30pm, with possible events and meetings outside hours

• 4-5 years of restaurant experience and customer service preferred
• Ability to pass a background check

To Apply: Sarah Lesyinski

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