Arts Centre Cafe / Bar Supervisor

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
£14235 per annum
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Manchester's venue for children and families is dedicated to inspiring creativity in generations of young people by delivering a broad range of visual and performing arts events, performances, exhibitions, activities, workshops and participatory opportunities.

You will be required to supervise the café/bar, preparing and serving food, drinks and alcoholic beverages and providing a high level of customer service in their family and children focused venue. A degree of flexibility is necessary as weekend and some evening work will be required.

Main areas of responsibility:

- Key holder responsibilities including opening up and closing down and ensuring the café is secure at all times.
- Being responsible for the café set up and management each day.
- Preparing and selling food, beverages and alcoholic drinks.
- Preparing buffet lunches for room hires and meetings.
- Manage recording of café staff hours.
- Cash handling, float management and till reconciliation daily.
- Liaising with house manager with regard to ordering and storage of food, beverages and cleaning products and consumables or any additional stock changes or requirements.
- Monthly Stock Takes.
- Ensure high levels of cleanliness and hygiene are met at all times.
- Ensure that café staff provide a warm and welcoming environment and that customer service is efficient and outstanding.
- Be responsible for cleaning rota, deep clean of café area and completion of daily records for health and safety.
- Liaising with House manager on development of café menus
- Responsible for staff training on food preparation, till operations, and implementing till and pricing updates with the manager.
- Attending team, front of house and staff meetings as appropriate.
- Any other duties as directed by Line manager or senior management team.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

- Previous experience in a similar role
- Ability to prepare and serve a range of simple snacks and sandwiches
- Ability to use an espresso machine.
- Experience of cash handling.
- A friendly and welcoming demeanour, including with children and families
- Ability to work effectively under pressure and deal with conflicting demands.
- Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills.
- Ability to lead a diverse team and cooperate with others.
- Excellent time keeping skills, conscientious and punctual.
- Excellent standard of personal presentation and hygiene.
- An understanding of equal opportunities practices.

The following attributes would be desirable:

- Level 2 Food hygiene certificate
- Personal Licence holder