WE ARE RECRUITING
The Larder West Lothian is an exciting, fast growing social enterprise in West Lothian and we are looking to recruit a Cafe Manager to join our team. Please see the information below and email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an information/application pack.
Job Description: Café Manager
Job Type: Permanent (1 year post with possible annual renewable contract)
Salary: £18K to £22K
Hours: 37.5 hours per week with shifts, early morning, evening and weekend work required 5/7
Job Location: Fauldhouse West Lothian and other sites in West Lothian as required
About The Larder West Lothian
The Larder West Lothian is an exciting, fast growing social enterprise in West Lothian serving food from community settings and training those furthest from the job market for the hospitality sector.
The Larder has recently opened its newest training café in the village of Fauldhouse, providing access to good quality food at affordable prices for the whole community whilst providing hospitality training places for schools and Skills Development Scotland. A vacancy has arisen for the post of Café Manager who has day to day responsibility for the running of the café.
So what’s it all about…
Due to the nature of our industry, no two days are ever the same. Flexibility and being able to work with complete autonomy is a must, as well as having an awareness of the area and keeping abreast with the local developments and opportunities.
Who are you…
You are an inspirational and motivational leader; you will have a minimum of 2 years’ kitchen management experience within the hospitality industry, and be able to demonstrate not only your team management capabilities but also a professional business acumen gained from previous roles. You will be passionate and driven to manage the complete running of the Café, whilst optimising profit and remaining consistent with our company ethos and community focus. You will be able to support trainees and inspire them to continue with a career in the hospitality sector. Finally you will be creative with food and be able to express this creativity through menu development.
Opening and closing the café and finance systems
Menu development and pricing
Food prep and cooking
HACCP Food Safety
Day to day management of staff
Ordering and managing stock
Training and supporting staff and trainees
Customer relations including events and increasing customer base
Managing and reporting targets
Motivating your team
Attending Site manager’s meetings and other team meetings for the whole organisation
Any other tasks as determined appropriate by the organisation.
A minimum of 2 years kitchen management experience
Experience of managing and implementing HACCP
Cooking in a commercial/professional capacity
Financial management and reporting
Menu planning and pricing
Clean Driving license
Supporting and training people for the hospitality sector
Front of house experience
Experience and understanding of social enterprise
And what do we offer in return?
A relaxed and welcoming working environment
The opportunity to make a success of this new and exciting café
How to apply
If you can see yourself in this role, and love being flexible and challenged, or if you’d like more information on the position, please contact us for an information/application pack. As a company policy we only contact those invited to interview.