Café Manager

at Dudley's

Date Posted:
25 May
London, GB
Café Manager
Job Type:
32000.0 - 33000.0
Salary Type:

Dudley’s is an independent café-restaurant in Walthamstow, East London. We are a proud neighbourhood spot serving speciality coffee and seasonal brunch during the day; and small plates, natural wines and craft beers in the evenings. We have indoor and outdoor spaces that are popular hangout spots for our locals. In the summer we do yoga classes. Bi-annually, we throw music events.

We are looking for a café manager who will be responsible for overseeing the day to day running of our daytime café service. This includes daily front of house operations including making coffee (speciality coffee barista experience is ideal but not essential) as well as staff training, scheduling, stock control, ordering, hiring and general all-round restaurant care.

You will be leading the team day-to-day ensuring a high standard of service. You will be responsible for identifying staff learning opportunities and directing them with their growth and development in mind. You will be encouraged to bring creative and innovative ideas to support the ongoing development of the business.

Our pop-up series called ‘On Rotate’ brings together DJs and chefs for a day party full of good vibes, amazing food and soulful music. You’d be an integral part of its programming – a part of the job that allows your creativity to flourish and an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy within the community.

If you’re hardworking, creative and attentive with bags of personality and a love for food and music, this might just be the job role you’ve been waiting for!

  • Candidates should have experience and a good insight in to the world of hospitality
  • Be comfortable with p&l reports and how they play a part in the ongoing viability and growth of the business
  • Work close with suppliers to positively impact gp%
  • Be able to manage and control stock to reduce wastage
  • Ability to run the day to day requirements of a restaurant ensuring a smooth service
  • Manage the team with the growth of the business in mind
  • Manage and ensure the continuation of a compliant, healthy and safe working environment
  • Uphold the values and standards of Dudley’s
  • Have some experience in Events Management
  • Be personable

What we offer

  • A chance to grow organically in a small but ambitious company
  • Free brunch and coffee on shift
  • Free coffee on days off
  • Family discount at Dudley’s
  • Training and events with our roasters Assembly Coffee
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Pension contribution
  • A share of the service charge
  • Access to our staff wellness program which includes complementary access to our summer yoga classes and year-round soundbaths. As well as a discounted local gym membership.

If you are not familiar with Dudley’s and want to get a feel for the café check us out on instagram @dudleys & @onrotate. If you are interested please send a CV to [email protected]