Compass Group, North America CAFE MANAGER in SAN JOSE, California

Our Passion is Food!

At Bon Appetit Management Company we are committed to two things, great food and outstanding service! At Bon Appetit you won't find our managers referring to a corporate recipe book or our chefs microwaving the lunch special. We do not have standardized recipes or central commissaries, instead, our chefs and managers are expected to stay abreast of current culinary trends and bring cutting edge food into their cafes. We are a restaurant company that operates in contract food service. That means you will have the freedom to be creative, take risks, and truly shine. We are committed to our staff growing, trying new things, and learning all that they can. Our rapid growth and breadth of accounts translates into exciting opportunities for our people!

Job Summary

Summary: As the Cafe Manager, you will hold duties related to the supervision of the food service operation for an account over $3 Million in size. The position entails assisting the Director of Dining Services ensuring the standards of excellence are met, supervising staff, and supporting the director with financial responsibilities such as ordering and inventory cost controls.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages cafe operations and supervises staff.

  • Interviews, hires, trains, and coaches employees.

  • Plans, markets and executes special events/promotions in the cafe.

  • Prepares and maintains volume trend analysis reports on a daily basis.

  • Ensures compliance with proper sanitation and cleaning standards.

  • Operates within the budget and identifies new ways to improve the business.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Two years food service experience, including one year at the supervisory level, is preferred.

  • Operational knowledge of the cash register, cash handling procedures, and reconciliation of multiple cash banks and reports.

  • Operational knowledge of food service equipment and maintenance requirements.

  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Bachelors degree is preferred and /or equivalent professional experience.

  • ServSafe or Department of Health certification is preferred.

Apply to Bon Appetit today!

/Bon Appetit is a member of Compass Group USA./

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*Req ID: * 182100

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