Factory Kitchen vacancy

We’re recruiting

We are recruiting for a new cafe manager.

CAFE MANAGER

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate, friendly and professional foodie with experience of managing a busy cafe, a team of people, monitoring budgets and controlling finances. This is a wonderful opportunity for an individual to join the business as it is growing, who will relish the challenge to develop the cafe further.

KEY FACTS:

The Factory Kitchen has recently undergone extensive refurbishment and is bursting on to Newcastle’s food scene. We currently have around 60 covers (which will increase to around 90-120 covers including our terrace, in phase 2 of our redevelopment).

We place an emphasis on quality, simple, fresh ingredients prepared by experienced and respected Chef, Mike Waugh.

Open 7 days a week, Mon-Fri 10-5pm, Sat 10-6pm and Sun 11-5pm.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Effective and clear leadership, managing a team of front of house and kitchen staff (around 10 in total)
  • Leading on superb customer service and motivating your team
  • Managing, monitoring and controlling within agreed parameters, ongoing business costs, creating weekly/monthly reports and reporting to General Manager
  • Achieve agreed sales targets
  • Maintain appropriate health and safety records and staff training requirements
  • Ensure high standards of presentation throughout cafe
  • Efficient stock ordering to maximise on GP’s
  • Lead on driving regular menu updates with Chef
  • Review the market and competitors to ensure relevance of menus and pricing
  • Liaise with Department Heads on a regular basis
  • Seek and develop opportunities to create additional revenue, (We have a Cafe Development Manager who works under the Manager to oversee, private bookings, external catering and food festival/market attendance)
  • Creativity – thinking of ideas to attract new audiences and to underpin our reputation

The applicant should have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in an equivalent management post and be prepared to work weekends and occasional evenings on a rota system.

Competitive wage.

Minimum 40 hours per week.

Please apply by Monday 25 July 2016 to rachel@thebiscuitfactory.com with a CV and 50 words explaining what you would bring to the business as the Cafe Manager.

 

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