Sandwich Bar Lead - Eastlake

The Sandwich Bar Lead's role is an integral part of the efficient, enthusiastic team that makes Grand Central Bakery s vibrant cafes such wonderful spaces to be in. They are passionate about serving delicious food and drink to a community of loyal customers. The Sandwich Bar Lead ensures all team members are trained on proper sandwich making procedures, is responsible for meeting food cost goals, and serves as a conduit for food specific knowledge. They often lead in training and can be the Person In Charge (PIC) for all parts of the day.

The ideal candidate for this role will be customer oriented, and mission-focused. They must be a strong team player with good communication, problem-solving skills, organization, and planning.

Location: 1616 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102

Rate of Pay: This position pays an average of $26.68 - $29.21 per hour including tips. (Base pay is $18.10 per hour. Tips average $9.00 an hour.) New hires are excluded from the tip pool for the first five (5) training shifts.

Schedule: Full-time, est. 5 days a week. Schedule flexibility, including weekends and holidays, required.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Regularly works a variety of shifts to maintain awareness and expertise in all areas of the caf
  • Proficient in accounting systems, including processing invoices and facilitating physical inventory
  • Coaches team members on the floor and is able to act as the PIC in a a manager's absence
  • Troubleshoots in all areas of caf operations
  • Assists the Caf Manager in the hiring process for new team members, and takes the lead when training
  • Leads new hire and ongoing training on sandwich bar operations, menu and ingredients, and sourcing and product information
  • Delivers excellent customer service to external and internal customers
  • Responsible for specials and new product roll out
  • Manages shift coverage as needed and when Caf Manager is out
  • Responsible for all equipment used in the food prep area, including maintenance, cleanliness, and training
  • Proficient on caf technology such as Point of Sale, vendor ordering, and accounting systems
  • Makes and serves all GCB products to specs - including during a rush
  • Displays product knowledge of all items on our menus

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English required
  • Maintains food handler s card new hires are expected to have a valid card by their first date of work
  • HS diploma/GED preferred
  • Basic math skills required
  • Must display professionalism and personality with customers

Physical Requirements

The Sandwich Bar Lead is required to stand for 100% of the shift. The role necessitates working in a loud environment with frequent interruptions. This position may require lifting and carrying items up to 20 lbs.

This position works in a building containing a bakery and is constantly exposed to wheat flour dust and other grain dusts (rye, corn, oat).

Benefits and Perks

  • Eligible for insurance after 60 days for employees working 25+ hours per week
  • Paid time off begins accruing immediately
  • Paid community service time
  • 401K plan
  • Reimbursement for bike expenses
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Free bread!

Company Overview

Grand Central Bakery ignited a bread revolution in 1989 by introducing rustic artisan loaves to Northwest tables. Values are at the heart of our company and sustainability touches everything we do - from where we buy ingredients to how we care for our employees and invest in our communities. A Certified B Corporation, Grand Central Bakery is part of a global movement of organizations using business as a force for good.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and strive to create a work environment of respect, trust, collaboration, and cooperation. It is the policy of Grand Central Bakery to maintain a workplace free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, physical, sensory or mental disability, age, marital status, military or veteran status, family relationship, your or your family s genetic information, or status in any other legally protected group. We expect each employee to embrace and apply these principles of equal treatment to each other and to our customers.

COVID & Vaccination

Grand Central Bakery is following public health guidance for workplace safety related to the COVID pandemic. We will update our policies and procedures to support employee safety as that guidance changes.

Our position on the vaccine is based on three principles:

  • that the health and safety of our community is our top priority,
  • that science informs and guides our public health strategies, and
  • that the wellbeing of our community should not be put at risk by personal preferences.

Put simply, we deserve to live and work in an environment where public health measures help keep us all safer.

Salary Range
$45,000.00 - $132,000.00
per Year
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Seattle, WA, 98102, US