LYFE Kitchen - West Hollywood

Job 119990 - Manager - LYFE Kitchen Restaurants, West Hollywood, CA

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Location: West Hollywood, CA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Who We Are:

LYFE Kitchen is a lifestyle brand that supports inspired living through great-tasting, good-for-you food that is affordable and served in a convenient, warm, and friendly environment. Everything on our menu is less than 600 calories and under 1,000 mg of sodium. Our ingredients are fresh, organic, and locally sourced wherever possible.  Everything we serve is hormone-free and antibiotic-free. Anything we cook is baked or grilled –never fried.  We are glad you're here.

This Opportunity:

LYFE Kitchen Restaurants, the award-winning lifestyle brand is growing again, bringing great tasting, good for you food across the USA.  

Our newest restaurant will be opening soon in WEST HOLLYWOOD and now it's time to assemble our leadership team.  

This is an outstanding opportunity in a fast-growing fast-casual concept that WIRED Magazine calls "the future".  You'll work alongside celebrity chefs Art Smith and Tal Ronnen and our senior leadership team, including our CEO Mike Roberts, former president and global chief operating officer of McDonald's.  

LYFE Kitchen is not offering short-term jobs; we are seeking passionate, career-focused leaders who embrace health and fitness, who are always focused on the guest and our fellow LYFERS, and who value opportunities to give back to the communities we serve. 

An outstanding benefits and recognition package includes far more than a salary, starting with your customized health and wellness suite and paid time off; direct deposit of your pay;  a credit union with free checking and savings accounts and low-interest loans; career development mentors; sabbatical leaves; continuing education; low cost health and fitness memberships -- and perhaps most important, we offer a different kind of working environment, a place where mutual respect is not just a phrase; it is our mission.  

LYFE Kitchen is a career, not a stop along the way; as a young company we are offering outstanding nationwide growth opportunities for our team.  

LYFE Kitchen is a place for you to be yourself and to become the leader you want to be.   Come with us as we begin our journey across the US.  

To begin, please review the position description and requirements for Manager and upload your resume and responses to our brief questionnairewith us.  Also, check out our website:  lyfekitchen.com.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND FOCUS AREAS:

Promotes the LYFE Kitchen Constitution, including our Vision, Mission, and Values; sets the standard for the restaurant through leadership by example.  Also responsible for these focus areas:

  • Understands, complies with and enforces all Company policies, procedures, and operating standards, and all federal/ state/local laws and ordinances. 
  • Clearly communicates Company direction to all personnel. 
  • Assists with the inventory, purchasing, receiving, and storage of Company specified products
  •  Supervises the quality of food preparation, limited time offers (LTO’s), and raw product specifications.
  • Resolves all Guest complaints, striving for a flawless recovery to build brand loyalty.   
  • Completes Team Member schedules, making sure there are sufficient workers present to cover peak service periods within approved budgetary guidelines, while working toward eliminating Team Member turnover and overtime. 
  • Helps maintain turnover at or below our targeted percentage.
  • Ensures a harassment-free environment for all Team Members and Managers. 
  • Trains, coaches, and counsels Team Members and facilitates their development. 
  • Maintains professional restaurant and Team Member image, including restaurant cleanliness, proper uniforms, and appearance standards. 
  • Upholds restaurant safety, sanitation, and security standards at all times.  
  • Ensures building, equipment, furniture and fixtures are in good repair, clean and maintained on a regular basis. 
  • Ensures that all operations, recipe, specifications books, and training materials are current and maintained. 
  • Demonstrates P & L awareness and accountability. 

Delegated tasks from the General Manager may include, for example:

  • Manages new hires and changes of status for Team Members to ensure accurate and timely payroll and record-keeping. 
  • Works with Chef Manager to hire, supervise, develop, and when necessary, discipline Team Members. 
  • Assists in developing of all marketing efforts within the restaurant.
  • Supports roll-outs for new menus, products, and promotions. 
  • Acts as a local event representative of the brand. 

 

Requirements

At LYFE Kitchen we're seeking candidates who are "the best of the best".  Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications and experience:

  • At least two years of current experience in restaurant management, preferably with casual or fast-casual chains or highly regarded independent restaurants
  • Your career goals include multi-unit management or corporate leadership
  • You are able to provide examples of your current and past success in leading restaurant teams
  • Your leadership style is inclusive and you have a history of developing future managers and loyal, long-term team members
  • You have outstanding, verifiable references from current and past employers
  • You strongly encourage in yourself and your team feedback on individual and team performance
  • You are willing to participate in ongoing assessments of your strengths and areas needing development
  • You are excited about being part of a groundbreaking restaurant concept
  • You prefer less rules, more creativity in a supportive, affirming atmosphere
  • You have a history of community involvement and look forward to being a part of the communities we serve
  • Your lifestyle is focused on health and wellness and you are excited about the opportunity to be a key member of a team that believes in people, our planet, sustainable farming and creating a shared culture where every member of the team shares in our success

Other very desirable characteristics:

  • Experience training restaurant teams during the initial opening or reopening of a restaurant
  • Graduation from a restaurant, hotel or foodservice employer's management training program
  • Graduation from a 2-yr or 4-year hospitality and/or culinary management program
  • Graduation from a culinary or management trade, technical or community program
  • Ability to travel for up to 3 weeks at a time to assist in opening new LYFE Kitchen Restaurants nationwide
  • Active participant in community events 

 

 

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