General Manager - Cafe & Shop - Shoreditch

Learn Train Recruit
City Of London, London
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a dynamic General Manager for a busy cafe style restaurant and shop based in bustling Shoreditch.

Are you a General Manager who will take a confident approach to running a business, to act in partnership with the company to drive sales, deliver quality service to customers and clients?

The well established cafe is based in walking distance from Old Street Station and offers all day dining serving a wide selection of cakes & pastries, hot and cold meals and delicious coffee and tea. In addition to the cafe you will be responsible for overseeing / managing the shop which sells antique homewear, furniture and decorative pieces. The cafe is a fast paced environment so the ability to work under pressure and adapt is essential.

The Role

The General Manager must be an inspirational leader, motivating and developing the team with professional guidance and creating a culture of passion and enthusiasm for hospitality and excellence.

The successful candidate will cultivate an excellent working partnership with your clients, colleagues across the company and senior managers and directors. You must provide food, service and hospitality that not only exceeds guest expectations, but is also in line with agreed company & legal standards.

Duties will include;

  • Overall Management of Cafe and Shop
  • Ordering
  • Stock control
  • Competitor analysis
  • Procurement
  • Overseeing the kitchen
  • Menu creation
  • Barista experience
  • Understanding and producing weekly P&L
  • Recruitment, training and leadership of the team

Job Requirements

  • You need to be presentable at all times as you are representing our brand
  • Be a team player
  • Have great communication skills and have a good understanding of English
  • You must be passionate about delivering impeccable customer service.
  • Successful applicants must have at least one year's experience in a similar position

If you feel this position is perfect for you, give us a call as soon as possible on or email us using the job reference LTR JW105

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