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General Manager
Cookbook - Highland Park
5611 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Cookbook - Highland Park hiring General Manager in Los Angeles, CA

Cookbook - Highland Park hiring General Manager in Los Angeles, CA

Cookbook - Highland ParkMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($70k - $85k)
Expired: Jun 16, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details
**THIS JOB POST IS FOR COOKBOOK LARCHMONT**

COOKBOOK MARKET – LARCHMONT


Job Description: General Manager


The General Manager position at COOKBOOK MARKET is expected to accomplish the following:


  • Arrive and leave on time in accordance with daily tasks
  • Dress appropriately every day for work
  • Create relationships with all guests and provide a welcoming environment through guest interactions at the front door and via e-mail or phone correspondence
  • Write hourly staff schedules and ensure compliance with break policies. Have a complete understanding of each employee's availability and pay rates
  • Create templates in 7 shifts for store schedules based on time of year & days of week, as well as business operation needs
  • Code and enter invoices in PCL, submit weekly packets on time 
  • Ensure hourly employees follow all break policies in effect at this location. Understand and manage labor, OT & break penalties.
  • Oversee organization and maintenance of cleanliness and ensure shelves and display cases are stocked in the FOH space
  • Manage costs, including receiving products using the receiving logs, entering invoices, overseeing inventories, cross checking toast prices and daily spending
  • Develop a good working knowledge of the financial aspects of the restaurant including the PCL, Petty Cash Sheet, Inventory documents and Inventory Reporting
  • Completion of weekly inventories 
  • Review and run payroll for all hourly employees
  • Communicate all challenges that arise on a daily basis with appropriate managers and supervisors and problem solve together
  • Ensure a hospitable experience for all guests and maintain high guest satisfaction
  • Able to thoughtfully describe all store items and use this knowledge to provide suggestions to guests
  • Conduct interviews, hire, onboard new employees, and conduct reviews per company policy 
  • Check out customers at the register, as needed, ensuring that all items have been rung in properly and all items are packed for the customer
  • Ensure new employees are trained effectively 
  • Conduct reviews of hourly employees per company policy
  • Master café steps of service and maintain oversight of excellence 
  • Assess all store systems for efficiency and effectiveness. 
  • Communicate effectively with other store managers and buyers 
  • Communicate with wine buyer regarding receiving, tag-making, sales, and pertinent wine information
  • Upkeep and understanding high standards for food quality control to uphold Food Safety Standards
  • Upkeeping Sanitation and Cleaning standards following procedures and using proper checklists
  • Respecting the facility - picking up trash, cleaning up after yourself, taking the initiative to clean, letting appropriate supervisors know if anything is in disrepair.
  • Oversee and ensure all opening and closing checklists are done properly
  • Working with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment and work in a timely and efficient manner
  • With the Director of Operations create FOH reference guides for all aspects of Cookbook: Barista, Produce, products, deli, prepared food, grab & go, cafe menu.
  • With the Director of Operations work on Job descriptions that suit the Larchmont space and develop a complete training program for hourly employees.  
  • Take ownership of all proper receiving processes; all products should be up to the standards of the restaurant.
  • It is important that the Larchmont location hits their target COGS. 68-72% blended COGS between labor and cost of goods is the goal. Anything above 72% is unacceptable. 
  • Maintain a positive, team-oriented, respectful mentality.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Maintain an up to date California Manager food handlers card certification and anti-harassment certification.

FLSA Status: Exempt


Physical Demands: 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in this environment is usually moderate.





Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($70,000.00 - $85,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Previous Grocery or Retail Management Experience

Strong Communication Skills

Organizational Skills

Ability to Train and Onboard New Employees

Knowledge of Labor Management and Scheduling

Financial Acumen

Problem Solving Abilities

Customer Service Skills

Product Knowledge

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Team Oriented Mentality

Food Safety Standards

Sanitation and Cleaning Standards

California Manager Food Handlers Card Certification

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Californian, Mediterranean

Markets, Food Purveyor, Retailer, Retail Deli, Casual Dining, Specialty Grocer

Part of Joint Venture Restaurant Group

Cookbook Market specializes in super tasty, responsibly raised meats, cheeses & produce. We're committed to sourcing seasonally, locally and organically, to creating lasting partnerships with our farmers and producers, and to serving outstanding food that highlights these connections and high quality ingredients.

Shipping and Receiving ClerkStorefront and Produce Staff