Cafe Manager


Do you love working in catering management but want to work more sociable hours? Are you looking for a new challenge in a busy café environment? We are recruiting for a café manager with passion and enthusiasm to take over the running of the fabulous café/restaurant at the garden centre, working daytimes only during the week and every other weekend. We need an experienced person to deliver excellent service and quality.

Lead a friendly, hard-working team providing quality food and drink service, whilst getting to know our many regular customers. You will need to be multi-skilled, moving from station to station to ensure the smooth running of all functions of the café, hands-on as well as managing ordering, staff, health and safety and marketing…so each day will be full of variety and never boring!

You will have the opportunity to explore new dishes and suppliers, make seasonal amendments to the menu, working with the team to ensure smooth production and service.

The café is part of our popular, independent, family-run garden centre in Ashtead.

A fantastic opportunity for a passionate and determined individual.

The role includes:

Manage daily Café operations.

Staff recruitment and training.

Always ensure hygiene and cleanliness.

Paperwork – Rotas, invoices, ordering.

Advertising and Marketing.

Health & Safety.

Additional benefits:

Every Monday off


Free onsite parking

Discounted food and drink in the café

Staff discount in the garden centre shop.


Interested? Please send in your CV to [email protected] and let’s have a chat in confidence.