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Dining Room Manager - Mayfield Bakery & Cafe

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At Mayfield Bakery & Cafe we stand by our Mission: At the end of the day, when everything is said and done, the only thing that really matters is that each and every person leaves our restaurant happier then when they walked in. We are currently seeking an experienced, energetic full time Manager to Join Our Team. The perfect candidate is passionate about food, wine, beer and spirits, and above all providing first class hospitality to our guests and our community. The Candidate embodies both hospitality and caring, works well in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, and is interested in growing and learning with us.


To be successful you should have: • The ability to train and lead a team to produce a quality and consistent product with friendly, knowledgeable, technically correct service in a pleasant yet disciplined environment while maintaining a healthy, professionally managed business. • The ability to employ and retain the top level of personnel and work to ensure the continued education and development of all employees. • Organize and prioritize a multitude of tasks by using by personal discretion and independent judgment. • Handle several tasks and projects at once and can effectively delegate such tasks while efficiently communicating with employees and fellow management. • The ability to manage and interact with staff in a fast-paced environment, while under pressure, remaining flexible, resourceful and efficient, is crucial to this role. • Clear and effective social and verbal communication capabilities, attention to detail, and impeccable leadership skills are a must. • Employ and maintain proper staff levels while adjusting per business and staff needs. • Ensure all proper Policies and Procedures are followed, including but not limited to: onboarding, warnings, conflicts, suspensions, terminations, workers compensation, training, annual reviews, Meal & Rest Period and compliance with state and federal law. • Achieve budgeted revenue, cost of goods and labor costs. • Manage employee development program by continually training and educating staff to stay focused to ensure quality of service. • Create a culture of teamwork where the best interest of the guest is the only interest to be considered during service and that service timing is based on ‘what will happen next’ as opposed to ‘what just happened’. • Have working knowledge of methods, descriptions and sound bites for all food and beverage items as well as train staff on such items. • Keep proficient in wine and food knowledge. • Perform a thorough inspection of the facility on a daily shift by shift basis. • Encourage staff to work clean and operate equipment responsibly to prevent accidents or breakage as well as reprimand for unsafe behavior. • Maintain a safe, sanitary, enjoyable atmosphere in all areas of the restaurant. • The manager is a full time exempt position, which may require extra hours as needed.

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About Us: Mayfield Bakery & Cafe is located at 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301. We are part of Bacchus Management Group, a boutique San Francisco-based hospitality and lifestyle business that owns and oversees a number of the most awarded restaurants in Northern California, including the Michelin-starred restaurants Spruce in San Francisco and The Village Pub in Woodside; The Saratoga in San Francisco; The Village Bakery & Café in Woodside; and Pizza Antica locations in Danville, Lafayette, Mill Valley and Santana Row. In addition to our restaurants, we operate an artisanal wholesale coffee roasting company, RoastCo, and a private organic farm, SMIP Ranch. If you are looking to be a part of an established and rapidly growing hospitality company, please submit your resume with the application.

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Bacchus Management Group is committed to providing individuals with disabilities with reasonable accommodations in its job application and hiring process. If you have difficulty using our on-line application system because of a disability, you may contact us at the following email address and phone number: or (415) 282-2300.

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