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General Manager

Company: Cafe on Hawk Creek
Location: Neskowin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

A longtime gathering place for the village of Neskowin, The Cafe on Hawk Creek is a hub of local culture.

We serve lunch, dinner and weekend breakfast in addition to memorable events. Learn more about us at and

We are looking for an experienced General Manager to join our team!


The primary contribution of the General Manager at Cafe on Hawk Creek is to bring the ability to oversee the full operations of the location from facilities through complete service delivery. The GM will naturally be able to have visibility across the location at all times allowing them to anticipate needs before and as they arise to efficiently delight the customer. They will be able to effectively negotiate with vendors and service providers to deliver the lowest cost for the highest quality. They will bring the ability to lead a diverse team of people towards a common goal while ensuring they feel supported and valued, effectively ensuring an industry leading retention of high performing team members. The ability to adjust the to the changing wants and needs of our guests is important to systematic top performance. A successful General Manager in this role will deliver fixed costs, sales, and labor rates at or below budgeted levels.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


* Consistently meet or beat COGS targets and labor targets.

* Inventory ensure timely and accurate completion of inventory to protect against theft, loss and over portioning as well as maintaining pars.

Staff & Service

* HR- Hiring, training, and progressive discipline of staff.

* Scheduling- ensure adequate staff levels for all forecasted business activities.

* Training- implement and follow through on continual staff training including steps of service, product education, teamwork & guest experience.

* Ambiance- maintain desired vibe including staff attitude, music, lighting, TVs.


* Food & Beverage- Ensure consistent delivery of high quality, good-value menu items in a timely manner.

* Menu Development oversee the on time delivery of competitively priced food, beer, wine, liquor and NA beverage menus on a seasonal basis.


* Ensure facility is maintained, clean and in good working order.

* Direct repair and maintenance, uphold sanitation requirements, understand and execute facility troubleshooting.

* Keep current menus, marketing collateral, posters, A-frames, social media up to date.

Risk Mitigation

* Maintain a safe environment for customers and staff.

* Manage the education and the compliance regarding OLCC: House Policy on Alcohol Sales, Responsible Vendor Program, Minor Decoy Operations, and Log Book Protocol, Server Permits, Security and Visibly Intoxicated Persons.

* Food & Beverage Safety manage the superior (95%+) compliance with health department requirements. Manage ServSafe & Food Handler compliance.

Other Duties - Execute other duties as assigned

Send us your resume and include in your cover letter why Cafe on Hawk Creek is a fit for you.

We look forward to meeting you!

Keywords: Cafe on Hawk Creek, Salem , General Manager, Executive , Neskowin, Oregon

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