Cafe Manager
Job Details
Pantano Christian Church - Tucson, AZ
Part Time
High School
$16.50 - $18.00 Hourly
25 Hours/Week
Job Description

One Line Job Description: The Cafe Manager is responsible for managing Pantano's commercial kitchen, producing high-quality, affordable meals, recruiting and training kitchen team members, and collaborating with other ministries to provide food service as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute excellent food service during Sunday services and church-wide events, fostering and furthering community on our campus
  • Collaborate with supervisor, Operations Pastor, and Facilities Director to develop a vision and a plan for how the Pantano Café integrates within our Sunday services and events, with an emphasis on community and continual refinement
  • Lead paid and unpaid team members in the vision for the Café, helping them each understand their role and importance in the execution
  • Train and supervise staff and volunteers in needed areas, including customer service, cashiering, kitchen and food handling procedures
  • Order and maintain adequate levels of cleaning supplies, paper products and food to keep the kitchen operating at optimum level; schedule and receive weekly deliveries
  • Maintain inventory of kitchen smallwares equipment and maintain accurate records, maintenance and warranties on all equipment
  • Manage and coordinate kitchen work for Sunday services and events to include: menu planning, ordering, setup, efficient serving layout, food prep/cooking and cleanup
  • Work in partnership with each ministry requesting food services, helping with suggestions for menu selection and serving layout as needed
  • Date, store, organize, and properly rotate food products.
  • Develop a food service operating budget with supervisor
  • Maintain detailed records of all purchases and prepare a cost per meal analysis for all functions
  • Enforce a high standard of cleanliness and sanitation in the operation of the kitchen and maintain the required top rating in compliance with Pima County Food Handlers guidelines
  • Ensure that all invoices are submitted to the accounting office on a monthly basis
  • Ensure that all purchases are charged to the appropriate kitchen budget accounts
  • Provide conflict resolution between staff and/or volunteers if any were to arise.

Other Duties

  • Maintain adequate supplies to support Memorial Team receptions that will utilize the Auditorium
  • Order supplies for other Ministries as requested via Cafe Supply Form
  • Funnel leftover food products to other approved ministries to control waste
  • Establish a recipe book for regular Sunday morning recipes-- and update as appropriate
  • Prepare food from scratch as much as possible, and when advantageous to do so
Job Qualifications

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Active All In Partner at Pantano Christian Church (upon hire)
  • Personal conduct is expected to be consistent with Christ-like values and to properly represent Pantano Christian Church
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Experience leading others
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • 1 to 2 years of previous food service experience
  • Having a current Food Handlers Card or Food Manager Certification is preferred; Food Manager Certification will be arranged upon hire if not already certified
  • Knowledge and ability to work with and maintain all kitchen equipment (machines, utensils, linens, cutlery)
  • Ability to learn and use registers and kitchen-related computer systems
  • Ability to count cash, balance a cash drawer and account for all checks, gift cards and receipts
  • Ability to effectively utilize online communication, email and calendar tools
  • Ability to work productively without direct supervision
  • Ability to work well and collaborate with team members, volunteers and other staff
  • Ability to develop and maintain high-functioning teams of volunteers
  • Ability to maintain prompt, regular and predictable attendance
  • Ability to maintain reasonable, expected workload within the designated hours
  • Ability to spend time standing, bending and lifting in the course of standard work
  • Ability to pass pre-employment physical screening:
    • Basic physical
    • 50lb lift test
    • Drug screen