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Shift Leader

Company: Vitality Bowls
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Vitality Bowls is a superfood cafe in Palo Alto! We're a fast paced superfood cafe focused on acai bowls, smoothies, fresh juices, and other healthy food options. We require you to have a certain mentality - only a few will have it so we're looking for very specific people to add on to our awesome team.

Starting wage is $15 (avg is $17-$22/h when adding the tips and bonuses) with the possibility for more as we promote from within. We want to align the interests of everyone on the team, so we structure team bonuses for this purpose - a rising tide lifts all boats. Our goal is to train you not just in our operations, but in many areas of life so that if you decide to move on, you're far better off than before. We'll be very involved in community outreach and getting to know our neighbors. We want to be contributors in our community, we hope you do too!

No experience is required.

Time frame: We can start training asap!

Job Type: Part-time or full-time accepted.

Salary: Base of $15.00 /hour + tips and bonuses.

Avg wage $17.00-$22.00/h

Job Description:

  • Lead the team, making sure food is made accurately and taken to customers in a timely manner
  • In charge of shifts and delegating tasks
  • Show exemplary knowledge of the job and excellent customer service
  • Deal with upset customers/problems with food in a polite way, making sure the customer is happy
  • Accept deliveries, making sure that deliveries are complete and correct or that refunds are issued
  • Communicate with managers/owners about the status of inventory; whether everything arrived on time and orders came complete and correct; whether any items in the store are running low
  • Check daily petty cash and go to the bank for change if needed
  • Restock the register nightly for the correct change
  • Communicate with managers/owners about employees: strengths and weaknesses, dependability, customer service, etc.
  • Manage the break schedule, making sure employees are arriving on time and take appropriate breaks
  • Attend Management Meetings
  • Communicate with managers/owners about new ideas i.e. better methods to improve efficiency, safety etc., new recipe ideas etc.
  • Assist with interviews, evaluations, and training
  • Memorize the training material and be able to explain the health benefits of the ingredients and the food to customers in an upbeat and informative manner
  • Keep the front lobby and outside area clean while checking on it every 15 minutes
  • Have excellent customer service, including being positive and extremely polite and informative to customers, as well as giving accurate wait times
  • Assist and ring up guests, answer phone calls and take orders over the phone
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the food and recipes. Must be able to follow recipes and to make all food in a timely and sanitary manner.
  • Prep food according to proper procedures
  • Continuously and thoroughly clean the kitchen and lobby
  • Put away deliveries and keep everything organized
  • Washing dishes and put away
  • Communicate with other staff to ensure that all orders are made correctly and in a timely way
  • Carry out food to customers
  • Communicate with managers about the schedule, informing them in a timely manner of days off needed
  • Show up on time and take breaks for the appropriate length of time
  • Complete all opening and closing duties
  • Perform additional tasks requested by your manager
  • Follow sanitation guidelines
  • Stock and rotate food
  • Adhere to safety procedures
  • Practice cost-cutting measures
  • Pitch in and work as a team
  • Track food quality
  • Handle specials circumstances
  • Communicate effectively with coworkers and managers

    • Become food certified
    • Must be able to handle a basic computer, POS system; handling cash and credit cards
    • Follow health, sanitary, and safety requirements
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, occasionally lift heavy boxes, move quickly and have a sense of urgency
    • Maintain a clean and work appropriate personal appearance
    • Come to work with a positive attitude, and are willing to work well with others
    • Leadership abilities

      Compensation: $15-$22/hour

      Vitality Bowls specializes in making delicious aa bowls, a thick blend of the aa berry topped with organic granola and a selection of superfood ingredients. Additional antioxidant-rich menu items include smoothies, juices, salads and more. No ingredient fillers such as ice, frozen yogurt, or artificial preservatives are used, giving the purest taste possible to each item.
      Vitality Bowls' Standards and Expectations:
      Be Friendly and Fast -
      • Make a great first impression: smile and greet each guest.
      • Show a sense of urgency and strive to minimize wait times.
      • Get to know your guests and make them regulars.
      • Make a memorable connection and send each guest off with a smile.Know Your Stuff -
        • Become knowledgeable about Vitality Bowls menu, preparation methods (gluten free modifications)
        • Being "fitness and nutritionally minded" will help you understand your customer
        • Develop a good understanding of each ingredient's nutritional values
        • Deliver a perfect meal item every time.The "One Team" Theme -
          • Work together as ONE team to deliver a great meal and provide outstanding service.
          • Be courteous to your fellow team members and make Vitality Bowls a fun and uplifting place to work.
          • Seek opportunities to exceed expectations.
          • Embrace the ACT principal - be Accountable, practice good Communication, and be Trustworthy.Show Pride in Your Work -
            • Look sharp and be on time for all scheduled shifts, and have reliable transportation to our location.
            • Keep the store clean, organized, and looking great with consistency.
            • Operate cash register and handle all cash transactions with careful consideration.
            • Do your best and strive for excellence in everything you do.

              I acknowledge that I am applying for employment with an independently owned and operated Vitality Bowls franchisee, a separate company and employer from Vitality Bowls and any of its affiliates or subsidiaries. I understand that each independent franchisee is solely responsible for all decisions relating to employees including and without limitation hiring and termination, and Vitality Bowls does not accept, review or store my application. Any questions about my application or the hiring process must be directed to the locally owned and operated Vitality Bowls franchisee.

Keywords: Vitality Bowls, Palo Alto , Shift Leader, Hospitality & Tourism , Palo Alto, California

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