General Manager - Cafe - Los Altos

$70,000 - $85,000 yearly
  • Bluestone Lane
  • Los Altos, CA, USA
  • Jul 02, 2019
Full time Food / Beverage / Hospitality Management

Job Description

Premium cafe and coffee brand, Bluestone Lane, is on the lookout for a talented Cafe General Manager to join our fast-growing San Francisco region at our newest San Francisco cafe, coming soon to Los Altos!

Australian inspired, Bluestone Lane is quickly expanding from the east to the west coast of America and beyond, making a difference to our locals' daily ritual, every day. With a keen attention to detail, quality service and human connection, we are looking for like-minded individuals to join our team. We would like to hear from you if you thrive in a fast-paced environment, are a team player and strive to consistently provide excellent customer service!  

Our Cafe Managers are responsible for leading their in-store team to ensure the smooth operation of the cafe in both front-of-house and back-of-house, whilst maintaining the highest quality of service to our locals.

Our team benefit from: 

  • World class coffee training programs 
  • Amazing career development opportunities 
  • Competitive salary and bonus program
  • Daytime hours only, allowing for a great work-life balance
  • Generous company discounts 
  • Healthcare (for full-time staff) 
  • Fun team events 
  • Great working environment & company culture

The ideal candidate: 

  • Management experience within the restaurant or quick-service environment - coffee experience is preferred but not essential
  • Experience achieving sales targets, KPI's and maximizing profit
  • Providing overall leadership for the Bluestone Lane Coffee Shop/Cafe and overseeing the general operations
  • Training of new and current staff whilst providing excellent customer service to our locals
  • Embodying Bluestone Lane culture and core values
  • Perform necessary administrative tasks including scheduling, inventory management/ordering and required communication
  • Ensure a clean and safe working environment for staff and customers

Skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum three years' supervisory/management experience (management in a food establishment preferred)
  • Ability to work in high-pressure environments
  • Understanding of kitchen operations
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Experience in, and an ability to use a Point of Sale (POS) system
  • Proficient on a computer; familiar with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead, communicate and train team members
  • Effective problem solving/decision making abilities
  • Accreditation with Department of Health for Food Protection Certificate
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and English verbal communication skills

Visit us at to learn more about working with our incredible team. We look forward to speaking with you soon!  

- Bluestone Lane is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to celebrating diversity within our teams. We encourage inclusive environments for all, where we respect and empower individuals. -


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