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Restaurant Store Manager - Fast Casual Healthy Cuisine

Elmhurst, IL 60126

Posted: 01/22/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1762574 Salary: 55k/year - 60k/year State/Province: IL

Job Description

Counter Service-Healthy Cuisine General Manager – No Late Hours


We are a thriving, locally owned cafe known for our friendly atmosphere, quality coffee, and delectable scratch food items. We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Cafe General Manager to join our team and help us continue to deliver an exceptional customer experience.


Job Role:

As the Cafe General Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing daily operations, ensuring excellent customer service, and fostering a positive environment for both staff and patrons.


  • 5-Day Work Week
  • Competitive base salary up to $60,000 per year
  • Comprehensive insurance package


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operations of the cafe
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve customer service, drive store sales, and increase profitability
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Train and manage cafe staff, fostering an environment of teamwork and exceptional customer service
  • Maintain high product and service quality standards by conducting regular inspections and audits
  • Handle administrative duties such as reporting, budgeting, and scheduling
  • Resolve customer complaints in a professional manner
  • Plan and execute marketing initiatives to drive customer engagement and increase brand awareness


  • Previous experience in a management role, preferably in the food and beverage industry
  • Strong understanding of business management principles and practices
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle challenging situations
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience in planning and executing marketing initiatives



If you're a motivated individual with a passion for the food and beverage industry, we'd love to hear from you. Apply today for our Café General Manager position, near Elmhurst, IL.


Meet Your Recruiter

Jared Nowak

Jared Nowak has been with Gecko Hospitality since late 2014 serving as a recruiter in Illinois. Prior to his time with Gecko Jared spent 10+ years in the golf business working as an Assistant Operations Manager with the PGA Tour event in Dallas and multiple major championships with the PGA of America. Most recently serving as the as the Director of Rules & Competitions with the PGA of America-Illinois Section.

Jared has a passion for the restaurant/hospitality industry and working hand in hand with clients and customers to bring talented individuals together. Away from the office, Jared enjoys participating in multiple sports traveling with his family and staying involved with his alma mater The University of MI.

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