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Cafe Manager

The Rock School for Dance Education

Not for profit boarding high school for predominately female athletes in Philadelphia seeks a full time manager who can also cook, to offer healthy and nutritious meals. This is an ideal job for an experienced professional who seeks the opportunity to grow a successful cafeteria and espresso bar into a thriving operation. Cafeteria operating hours are Monday through Friday 6am-7pm, and 7:30am-1pm on Saturday. Five additional kitchen staff are budgeted. Manager must have knowledge of and be able to maintain all Department of Health regulations. ServSafe is a plus.

We seek a self-starting candidate who:

  • Is detail orientated and takes pride in presentation and hygiene.
  • Maintain a consistent schedule so young resident athletes do not go hungry.
  • Keeps accurate inventory of and maintains regular supply orders.
  • Leads customer service by example and manages staff with strong training and professional development skills.

The Cafeteria prepares from-scratch, nutritionally balanced, attractive family-style meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) primarily young female high school athletes and other younger students, some parents and staff each day of the week.

Front of house staffing requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Replenish/stock sugar, sweeteners, milk, alternative. milks, creamers, cups, sleeves, straws, stirrers.
  • Replenish/stock all utensils and disposables.
  • Maintain a clean and organized front at all times, especially close.
  • Respond to feedback to better satisfy customer needs.
  • Smile, bring your enthusiasm and keep staff morale and attentiveness high.

Candidates must have experience working with young people and children and maintain and effective team environment. Relevant experience in a restaurant, commercial kitchen, school cafeteria, or equivalent preferred.

Clearances include:

  • Childline (Child Abuse History Clearance)
  • FBI Clearance
  • Criminal Background Check

Compensation: salary/hourly D.O.E.

Job Type: Full-time

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