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Company: DCA Outdoor Inc
Location: Blue Springs
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

Colonial Gardens, located in Blue Springs, MO, was added to our brand family in 2016. Founded in 1969, renovations began in 2017 to create an agritourism destination. It is the garden center, reimagined! We offer a greenhouse, nursery, caf-- and coffee shop, event space, and farmer's market. It's where plants, food and farms connect. Educational classes promoting local agriculture and sustainability as well as private events are also offered.
Colonial Gardens is part of the DCA Outdoor family of brands. We are vertically integrated and take
pride in being an industry leader. We're not only streamlining the production and distribution of
landscape products, but we are also working to reduce the carbon footprint. Through our continued
growth and innovation, we will have the highest impact on our world.
If you are a dynamic leader with ability to motivate and manage a team, have a drive to directly play a
key role in delivering extraordinary experience to customers, have a passion for the farm-to-table
movement and agritourism, and possess the technical skills and experience to successfully manage a
restaurant and market, we invite you to apply for the position of Restaurant and Market Manager.
The Restaurant and Market Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of the hospitality and sales, staffing, customer service, food safety, and general operations in the Market, Caf--, and in support of dinners, festivals, and other food related events. They will promote and drive business to our many different facets of operation through food-related events and activities, while also managing the planning and execution of the operations and financial responsibilities in accordance with organizational goals of those departments.
Key Responsibilities:
Menu Development and Product Display: Product selection and menu development for our farm direct market and restaurant. Menus will be for daily breakfast and lunch service, catered events, pop ups and more
Operations: Vendor relations, inventory, maintain food safety, hire, develop, and train staff,
scheduling, and delivering performance reviews. Monitor equipment quality and keep licensing
up to standards.
Inventory Control / Budget Management: Write and manage to budget, including product selection, labor control, marketing collaboration
Leadership: Lead, manage, and hold accountable front and back of house staff. Partner with allother management to execute successful operations across all departments
Essential Job Duties:
Collaborates with Farm Manager for ingredient utilization to minimize food waste and maximize profit
Partners with Events Manager to plan and prepare the food portion of all events
Leads and manages Market Coordinator on promotions, cross merchandising, value added items, and food waste reduction
Develop and maintain value added in deli and produce selections in the market
Comply with local DOH food safety standards and ensure standards are followed
Create and maintain vendor relations, ordering, inventory management
Oversee guest experience, front and back of house
Employee development and training
Maintain fast and accurate service
Staffing and scheduling
Responsible for financials by creating and managing to a budget
Other duties as assigned
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for alcohol products, including certification, assortment selection, vendor relations, pricing and promotions
Collaborate with leadership team special events and marketing campaigns
Collaborate with the agriculture team to best utilize seasonal produce
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Shows passion for and knowledge of true farm to table cuisine
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work within established systems as well as create new systems as need
Powerful desire to work as a team
Attention to detail
Ability to work in a fast past and changing environment
Minimum Qualifications:
Required: 3+ years of Scratch Kitchen work experience
Required: 5+ years of experience in food preparation and management
Required: Experienced in menu creation
Required: 3+ years of team management experience
Required: Manager serve safe/food handlers' card & liquor card
Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Benefits You Will Enjoy:
Health, dental, and vision insurance 1st of the month after 30 days
Generous 401k match with immediate vesting
PTO that begins after 90 days
On the job training that prepares you to succeed
Company culture centered around growth and innovation
We honor our core values and expect our employees to as well. They are work hard, take pride in your
work, be optimistic and respectful, show commitment, and continually grow.
We invite individuals who think like we do and will position us for major organizational growth to apply
today. Join us in revolutionizing the green industry!
If you meet the criteria for this position, please apply today.
All applicants will be required to take the Culture Index survey. If you'd like to be considered faster,
please copy and paste the following into your browser to complete the survey now:
Come change the planet with us!
Salary: $55,000-$60,000

Keywords: DCA Outdoor Inc, Blue Springs , Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Blue Springs, Missouri

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