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Sawada Coffee Chicago hiring Cafe Manager (Salary Negotiable + Bonus Structure) in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Mar 28, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

Sawada Coffee is looking to hire a dedicated and experienced Full Time Manager to join our team!  Salary Negotiable + Bonus Structure

Hogsalt is not your typical restaurant group.  Guests know us for transportive spaces and sumptuous fare, but what we are most proud of is the generosity we extend to our teams.  Our service team reimagines hospitality with energy and a sense of fun.  Our culinary team makes classic dishes so expertly that you'll remember why they became classics.  No matter which of our 20+ restaurants you visit, you'll see we're an organization that makes people — our guests and ourselves — happy.

We offer a full suite of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a 401(k), commuter benefits, dining rewards, and Paid Time Off!

Our ideal candidate:

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-changing environment.

  • Leads with positivity while multitasking and prioritizing workloads across multiple spaces.

  • Pays rigorous attention to quality by upholding defined standards over time.

  • Is energetic, resilient, forward-thinking, and passionate about all aspects of hospitality.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • At least one year of experience managing a high-volume coffee shop or cafe; some experience in fast-casual restaurants preferred.

  • Strong people- and team- management skills.

  • Must have open availability including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

  • Ability to inspire, motivate, and develop employees; this person will be responsible for overseeing a team of baristas and ensuring a positive, collaborative work environment at all times.  

  • Ability to identify problems and come up with solutions.

  • Proven experience  building high-performing, harmonious teams.

  • Professional and confident verbal and written communication with guests, employees, and ownership.

Duties & Responsibilities: (not limited to the following)

  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed, including hiring, progressive discipline, and wage increases.

  • Constantly progress and refine all areas of service in the cafe. 

  • Ensure consistent cleanliness and organization in all areas of the cafe.

  • Maintain relationships with regular guests and assist with their needs. 

  • Work Front of House Manager shifts up to 5 shifts a week; a mix of morning and daytime shifts will be expected.

  • Complete opening duties for Sawada Coffee and Green Street Smoked Meats, including managing staffing levels, preparing for preshift meetings, completing a facilities walkthrough, stocking retail items, and other administrative tasks.

  • Act as a Front of House Manager for Green Street Smoked Meats and High Five Ramen, balancing time between all spaces as business dictates.

  • Possess the ability to fill into any FOH hourly position.

  • Provide a positive and energetic demeanor to each service.

  • Order all coffee, milk, and other products according to set pars.

  • Complete weekly GL audits, ensuring costs of goods sold goals are being met.

  • Write and publish the Barista schedule in collaboration with the General Manager. 

  • Train, mentor, and collaborate with your Lead Employee(s) to ensure standards are being met, even when you are not in the building.

  • Participate in employee 6-month reviews.

  • Work with Back of House and other leadership to run an efficient, cohesive store.

READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

Your time is valuable!

Please apply via the link provided; all applications will be reviewed in Harri.

We look forward to meeting you!


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Potential Bonuses


Required Skills

Passion for Coffee

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