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Cafe Manager Seed Brklyn

  • Date Posted June 09, 2024
  • Location Brooklyn, NY
  • Category Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Seed Brklyn is a dynamic destination that goes beyond a typical retail experience. Central to our offerings is the Greenhouse Café, a third-wave specialty coffeehouse, dedicated to delivering premium beverages with unparalleled customer service. Beyond our café, we present a diverse assortment of products and experiences, ranging from luxury brands to independent artists. Our aim is to transform the traditional retail landscape, forging a space where art, fashion, and culture seamlessly intertwine. As a multi-brand retailer, immersive art gallery, and café, Seed Brklyn is the perfect place for anyone who is passionate about creativity, culture, and aesthetics.

Job description

Seed Brklyn is looking for a skilled Café Manager to oversee the operations of our Greenhouse Café, a third-wave specialty coffeehouse known for its top-tier beverages and unparalleled customer service. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned professional with a strong background in the specialty coffee industry, bringing a wealth of knowledge and a passion for premium coffee. This role involves supervising our team of baristas, ensuring the highest standards of beverage quality, and contributing to the overall success and growth of our café.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise a team of baristas, providing leadership, support, and training to ensure the highest standards of service and product quality
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the café, ensuring a seamless customer experience from start to finish.
  • Handle cash transactions and maintain accurate financial records.
  • Manage inventory levels, order supplies, and optimize workflow.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures that enhance the café's efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Foster a positive, collaborative work environment that encourages team development and a strong learning culture.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of events, pop-ups, and other special initiatives to drive business growth.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Finance to assess and adapt the café's financial strategies to ensure maximum success and profitability.


  • At least 2 years of leadership experience in the specialty coffee industry.
  • Proven supervisory skills with the ability to self-direct and creatively troubleshoot.
  • Proficiency in point-of-sale (POS) systems and cash handling.
  • Strong organizational and detail-oriented skills.
  • A strong ethical approach to guest service and team management.
  • Flexibility to work various hours/days based on business needs.
  • Must possess a valid New York State Food Handler's License.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods, with frequent reaching, gripping, bending, and lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Comfortable climbing ladders, stairs, and navigating uneven surfaces as necessary.



  • We offer competitive compensation and benefits with salary commensurate with experience. Salary minimum is at least $65,000 per year.


Compensation this position is : salaried, varies DOE, $65,000.00 - $70,000.00 Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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