Cafe Manager

Venice, CA

At Erewhon Market, we believe that if we eat better, we feel better-which inspired us to make positive changes in our world. By feeding ourselves well, we can  impact our own lives, the lives of those in our community and the entire planet. Erewhon Organic Market and Cafes strive to sell only the purest, ethically and sustainably produced foods, wellness and beauty items, and household goods.

We support local organic farmers and growers; we partner with suppliers who share our concerns, values, and help build our communities by listening and learning together. We recycle, reuse and minimize waste as much as possible, and act in ways that protect the resources of our planet.

We are building a team of passionate, committed individuals who each play a vital role in making Erewhon a special place. If you are looking for a CAREER and want to be part of something bigger, we'd love to hear from you.

What We Offer:

  • Based on your experience:$62,500+ DOE

  • We offer great benefits beginning with a full complement of medical and other traditional group health plan coverage, 401K plan with 3% match for full time employees, and a 20% discount to all of our store locations for all employees.

What You Will Do:

  • The Café Manager is the forefront of customer service and hospitality for the store. It is imperative that this person exhibits strong communication skills, as he/she communicates directly with the café team and will need to communicate effectively with customers. Café Manager should have natural leadership skills and an optimistic attitude and be willing to go above and beyond for their customers.

  • Responsible for overseeing the overall Café food service operations for the store. 

  • Grow and drive financial success of the Café by monitoring top lines sales and managing labor based on business needs. 

  • Inspire and lead Team by educating Café associates on company standard operating procedures, seasonal menus & items being provided. 

  • Working closely with Culinary Manager on daily operations, food offerings and staffing. 

  • Complies with Health Department food and safety measures, ensuring that the Café is setup for success during routine site visits. 

  • Maintains clear communication with Cafe Director to streamline operations. 

  • Overseeing Café operations including, but not limited to: scheduling, inventory, catering orders, ordering, signage and management of food offerings.  

  • Displays leadership by anticipating guests and Café needs by following all food safety standards while providing prompt and courteous services to guests in the café. 

  • Contributes to positive work environment by multi-tasking and keeping a calm demeanor during periods of high-volume rushes. 

  • Follows all cash management and cash register policies and ensures proper cash management practices are followed by Café Team. 

  • Engages with guests in a positive manner and responds to guest needs.  

What You Will Bring:

  • 3-4 years experience in food service operations and 2 years of an assistant manager role.

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to train and coach employees on company standards and operating procedures. 

  • Available to work full-time with flexible hours based on business needs.

  • Candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

  • Food Handler Manager Certification (Food Safety) required.

Erewhon Markets is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability, and per the Fair Chance Ordinance will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the ordinance. 

To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.