Manager – Established High Volume Cafe and Bakery


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Manager – Established High Volume Cafe and Bakery Los Angeles CA
$90000 – $120000

Longstanding restaurant group with a large bakery component is seeking talented Managers to join their team at various locations across Los Angeles. This is a VERY popular and highly successful company with a loyal following. A very exciting opportunity to join an established group that is still growing!

Candidates must have strong leadership and staff development skills and be familiar with managing large teams of over 100+ as this role will be responsible for overseeing all front of house staff & operations. This is a fast-paced role and past high-volume experience is required. The ideal candidate is thoughtful, intelligent, and articulate, with the ability to learn new things and take direction while leading the team by example. Duties are, in large part, focused on logistics and productivity, and this person will also be involved in hiring, firing, schedules, projected sales, assisting with labor reports, etc. Someone with a strong systems background with excellent people skills will excel in this role. College degree highly preferred.

This person must be able to work a flexible schedule, days off will rotate but are reasonable. NO late nights! 

Manager Responsibilities:

  • Manage all front of house staff and guests with a focus on logistics and productivity
  • Ensure quality and consistency of all products served
  • Ensure all equipment is kept clean and in excellent working condition
  • Maintain positive and cooperative relationships with all vendors and business partners
  • Foster opportunities for the team to learn and grow
  • Continually strive to educate and develop of staff as it relates to food, beverage, and service
  • Create a positive and fun working environment
  • Hiring, firing, and scheduling
  • Assisting with labor reports and projected sales
  • Develop a positive relationship with guests
  • Taking ownership of the business to increase sales and profitability
  • Set an example to the team by providing excellent hospitality and service at all times
  • Anticipate the needs of the restaurant and act upon them
  • Knowledgeable of restaurant policies regarding personnel and deliver prompt, fair and consistent corrective action for any and all violations of company policies, rules and procedures
  • Fully understand and comply with all federal, state, county and municipal regulations that pertain to health, safety and labor requirements

Manager Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Restaurant General Manager (GM), Food & Beverage (F&B) Director, FOH General Manager, Regional Manager, Director of Outlets, or Multi-Unit General Manage in a high-volume restaurant operation is required
  • College degree highly preferred
  • Outstanding longevity in past positions and/or upward mobility and career progression also highly preferred
  • High-volume restaurant experience required, large format corporate restaurants ideal
  • Proven track record in leading and motivating a team
  • An infectious, positive attitude
  • Outstanding hospitality skills
  • Energetic and dynamic personality
  • Thoughtful, intelligent, and articulate, with the ability to learn new things and take direction while leading the team by example
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills
  • The ability to lead, manage and train a staff of 100or more team members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong knowledge of food, wine, craft cocktail culture, and current industry trends
  • Experience in managing P&L
  • Able to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Develops relationships with guests to create & maintain guest retention
  • Food Safety Certification
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work mornings, weekends, and holidays as needed

Benefits Package Includes:

  • Base Salary in the $90-120k range
  • Quarterly bonus program  
  • 401k with employer matching
  • Group Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance 
  • Life Insurance
  • PTO Plan


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