Restaurant Manager, Austin

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at sweetgreen
Austin, TX

2021 Special Bonus

All restaurant employees with a start date on or before December 6th, 2021 and who are continuously employed through January 30th, 2022 are eligible for a one-time Special Bonus. Ask your Recruiter for additional information.

About sweetgreen:

sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We passionately believe that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone. Every day in each sweetgreen, our 3,500 team members make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients and produce delivered that morning. And in our local communities, we’re committed to leaving people better than we found them. We’re in the business of feeding people, and we’re out to change what that means.

All Austin Leadership Coach hires will receive a $1,500 Welcome Bonus!

Any Assistant Coach hire made until the end of 2021, will receive a $1,500 Welcome Bonus! This bonus will be paid out in two payments - $750 after your first 30 days and $750 after 6 months. The amounts will be grossed up.

Our Restaurant Managers (Assistant Coaches) lead our team members! 

We call our Assistant Managers, Assistant Coaches. They are our most valuable ingredient - the heart of our business, the face of our brand, and what truly make the sweetgreen experience special and unique. Coaches help drive sweetgreen's values within the stores - creating a family environment where all feel welcome to enjoy a healthy meal together. We are looking for happy, humble, and hard-working people to join our growing team.

We strive to create amazing experiences - not only for our guests, but also our employees.

We are looking for an Assistant Coach for our newer Austin market!


What you'll do:

Every great team is led by a great leader. You lead enthusiastically, with a focus on exceptional customer service and results. Your responsibilities include everything from mentoring team members to managing all front and back of house operations to architecting the ultimate customer experience. You are a quick thinker, a problem solver, a skilled communicator and a world-class motivator.

You must be able to perform the following job duties satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Leading by example and being a role model for the standards and behaviors consistent with sweetgreen’s core values and culture.
  • Proactively attracting, identifying, and hiring team members that embody the sweetgreen profile and have the ability to grow within the organization.
  • Successfully and consistently communicating team wins, priorities, best practices and operational changes to deliver brilliant execution.
  • Connecting with the local community by executing sweetgreen’s local marketing and community involvement initiatives.
  • Serving as a role model for high quality, hands on, floor management - including effective deployment of labor to maximize throughput.
  • Delivering store sales and financial objectives by removing any barriers to success.
  • Scheduling daily labor requirements that meet the needs of the business and provide great customer service experiences
  • Ensuring that food safety and security standards are met and adhered to consistently.
  • Maintaining food service and production levels by leading strong BOH and FOH execution.
  • Addressing performance issues quickly and respectfully by coaching, counseling, and managing any conflicts.
  • Contributing ideas, thoughts, and solutions that result in increased productivity, higher retention, and improved operations.


What you've got:

  • 3+ years’ in a restaurant management role 
  • Experience in fast casual restaurant chains (preferred) 
  • Managed and developed 25+ team members per shift 
  • A passion for food and restaurant operations 
  • Desire to make an impact on customers and team members. 
  • A can-do work ethic and the ability to take initiative on projects. 
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and build an efficient team in a fast pace environment. ● Ability to champion a strong understanding and appreciation of local and organic products, and reinforce this understanding to their team. 
  • Belief in and passion for the sweetlife and sweetgreen’s core values. 
  • Strong leadership behaviors, approachability, and a reputation as role model. 
  • sweetgreen DNA: 
    • Coachable: actively looks for feedback to grow and improve 
    • Self-starters: takes initiative, thinks of the big picture, relays store needs and communicates with the team 
    • Customer service-oriented: Passion for the guest experience, service driven 
    • Innovative: utilizes and designs business processes with the customer, community and company in mind 
    • Passionate about real food: appreciation for the greater mission of farm-to-table foods ○ High-energy, and thrive in a fast-paced environment

What you'll get:

  • Competitive pay + 15% bonus plan potential (based on sales + prime costs)
  • Health, dental + vision insurance
  • Vacation + Wellness time
  • 5 month paid parental leave*
  • 401k*
  • Pet Insurance
  • Community Service Impact Hours
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Family Fund - an employee-donated pool of funds to support fellow sweetgreen employees in the event of unforeseen hardship
  • An opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you, both by growing them and by connecting them to real food
  • A collaborative family of people who live our core values and have your back
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally
  • Complimentary sweetgreen
  • Flexible scheduling, because we respect the need for work/life harmony
  • Free sweetgreen swag through our ‘Shades of Green’ tenure program

*depending on eligibility

sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.
 
sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here.
 
 

A FEW SWEET PERKS

  • 401k Matching

    We’ll match 50% of your contribution up to 3%.

  • 5 Months Paid Family Leave

    We believe in fully supporting new parents.

  • Free Greens

    Enjoy free salads during your shifts.

  • Vacation Time

    Accrued time off to reset and recharge.

  • Community Impact Hours

    Give back with 5 paid volunteering hours per year.

  • Work-Life Balance

    Love the work you do + make an impact everyday.

  • Career Development

    We offer training and support for career advancement.

  • Healthcare Benefits

    We've got our sweetgreen family covered.

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