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Front of House Manager
St Jardim
185 West 10th Street, New York, NY
St Jardim hiring Front of House Manager in New York, NY

St Jardim hiring Front of House Manager in New York, NY

St JardimMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jul 16, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

St Jardim is an all day cafe and neighborhood hangout in the West Village. We’re looking for a Cafe / Day Manager that’s optimistic, energetic and has a passion for people. This is a key role that will help build our FOH team and run the day time operation of our new cafe. We are looking for a leader that shares our vision and will work alongside the two owners to plan, open and operate the day portion of the business. This is a unique opportunity to work with a tight-knit team in a supportive environment and really have a hand in building something creative for the neighborhood!

Ideally you have: 

  • Positive energy -- you're warm and personable. You care about making people feel welcomed and can create a relaxed but lively environment 
  • Shared vision for an all-day concept and neighborhood focal point
  • 2+ years of cafe management, captain or other leadership experience and have been part of an opening team - coffee or natural wine experience or enthusiasm would be helpful 
  • Strong leadership skills and owner’s mentality. You inspire others and care deeply about the business and cultivating a neighborhood spot for locals 
  • Lots of motivation and are excited about a unique opportunity with real growth potential!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the two owners to support the opening, operationalizing and management for the day portion of the cafe 
  • Take the lead in building out a diverse and tight knit team of baristas, servers and bartenders. Lead onboarding, shift scheduling and supervising of the team
  • Expert multitasker and a hands-on team player. Be fully trained in any teammate’s role from barista, server, runner and anything in between
  • Provide genuine hospitality and be a friendly face to those in the neighborhood. We are aiming to create a truly welcoming, community-driven culture that attracts regulars who utilize the space across all day (and future night) offering
  • Lead operational aspects of the cafe / market. Develop our coffee program in partnership with Sey (amazing Brooklyn roaster) and schedule ongoing trainings for the team. Ensure our small market is stocked with both convential pantry staples and unique items. Listen to locals on their feedback and adjust our market offering accordingly
  • Be knowledgeable of the cafe’s financial performance and help drive efficiency and hospitality to meet sales goals and customer happiness 
  • Collaborate regularly with ownership to develop strategies to continuously improve financials, labor efficiency, ordering/costs, etc
  • Probably much more !

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Potential Bonuses

Required Skills


Hospitality Driven

Team Player

Building a Positive Team Spirit

Highly Organized

Detail Oriented

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St Jardim is an independently owned all day cafe, natural wine bar and neighborhood hangout in the West Village.