Café Manager - London

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London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £30,000 per annum, Workplace Pension (subject to eligibility criteria) and paid holiday.
31 Aug 2016
28 Sep 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Café Manager - London


We are looking for an experienced Café Manager to join our team to manage, enhance and further develop the hospitality experience in our thriving Café in the Crypt. In this exciting new role, you will work directly with the Hospitality Manager, Front of House, Events team, Executive Chef and Kitchen team.

The Cafe Manager is responsible for the daily management of the Café in the Crypt, seasonal Café in the Courtyard and on site Events, with a “hands on” approach and visible profile front of house, leading by example.

You must possess a proven track record and valuable experience within hospitality management, with sound understanding of EPOS, Licensing and Food Safety systems. In addition, you must be an excellent communicator, highly motivated and customer focused, with the ability to lead and develop a large and diverse team.

You will have key relationships with Heads of Department across the organisation and report directly to the Hospitality Manager.

The Café in the Crypt is a 224 seat café located in the Crypt of St Martin-in-the-Fields church, Trafalgar Square. It is open 7 days a week from 8.00am until 8.00pm (Monday and Tuesday), until 10.30 pm on Wednesday, until 9.00 pm (Thursday – Saturday) and from 11.00 am – 6.00pm on Sunday. The daily changing buffet offers freshly prepared value for money food and attracts a mix of people from local office workers and residents to tourists from all over the world. It has been a successful component of the business operations at St Martin-in-the-Fields for the last 28 years, and has recently been award the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence.

As well as our Café in the Crypt, the seasonal Café in the Courtyard is open from 1 April until 31 October. The Catering team also provide hospitality to the Events on site from small meetings and conferences to receptions and parties with up to 500 guests.

We are seeking an individual with the right flair, attitude and creative interest in hospitality.

Salary expectations up to £30,000, depending on experience and skill level, plus Workplace Pension (subject to eligibility criteria) and paid holiday. Other benefits include, free filter coffee and tea throughout your working day, interest free travel loan (subject to terms and conditions) 20% discount in the Café in the Crypt/Courtyard, Shop (excluding books and CDs) and limited concert concessions.

For a full job profile see our website

Application Process

  • Please forward your full CV (including all contact details) and covering letter, telling us why you will make a great Café Manager to
  • Interview dates to be confirmed, week commencing 12 September 2016
  • Any questions about this role, Café in the Crypt or St Martin-in-the-Fields please call 020 7766 1101

(Please note due to the volume of applications we receive it is not possible to acknowledge receipt, and will only contact you if you have been shortlisted, this advert may be removed at short notice.)


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