Cafe Manager - Virginia

La Madeleine
Alexandria, VA
Oct 12, 2017
Oct 17, 2017
Full Time
Bonjour! la Madeleine Country French Cafe is home to the simple pleasures of the French country life. This is the perfect place for anyone who wants a wonderful career in the food service industry. We have more than 2,300 associates in 70 locations throughout Texas, Georgia, Louisiana, Florida, Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC. The people of la Madeleine have a passion for delicious food, caring hospitality and community service. As a Cafe Manager at la Madeleine, you will be responsible for providing outstanding leadership to the team. You should be passionate about the industry, inspiring others, coaching, training, counseling, creating a profitable environment, and delivering an exceptional guest experience. Management roles at la Madeleine are different from other restaurants: Many of our guests are friendly regulars from the neighborhood and community Our restaurants do not have wait staff or tipped employees. Most locations close at 10:00 or 11:00 PM, which means a healthy work/life balance. We reward and encourage exceptional performance through a friendly, fulfilling work environment. You will also enjoy many opportunities for career advancement along with great compensation and benefits. If you're looking for exceptional challenge with opportunity for career advancement, look to la Madeleine! Job Duties Include: Driving positive sales growth. Executing "the la Madeleine way" for our guests by providing an outstanding guest experience through our hand-crafted, freshly prepared meals in a relaxed, French country home atmosphere. Maintaining a healthy, safe, and secure environment by establishing, following and enforcing all company, federal and state food-safety, sanitation standards and procedures. Achieving optimal performance from cafe associates by communicating job expectations, training, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and enforcing policies & procedures. Controlling costs by monitoring food and labor efficiencies. Accomplishing staffing objectives by recruiting, selecting, and training cafe associates. Job Requirements: Must have at least two years of recent restaurant management experience preferably in a fast-casual atmosphere. Steady, stable employment track record. Minimum of 2 professional references. Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. Positive, friendly demeanor & attitude; Customer/Guest Service Focused In addition to competitive salaries for our management roles, we provide: Medical, dental, life and vision insurance Health care and dependent care spending accounts 401(k) with company match 10 Paid Days off during Year One Tuition assistance program