Good Company Doughnuts & Cafe

JOB TITLE: Café Manager

Full-Time Management Position, Reporting to the Regional General Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for supporting the efficient day-to -day management of Café operations at our existing and future locations in NOVA and DC. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to: Ensuring Customer Satisfaction, Complaint Resolution, Cleanliness, Sanitation Standards, Safety, Staff Training, Scheduling, Supervising, Cost Control, Maintaining and monitoring inventory.


· Positive, thoughtful and approachable

· Solid organization, planning, and time management abilities

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Drop Box, and the Google Drive Suite

· Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving abilities

· A history in casual dining management - minimum of five years working as a Café or Restaurant Manager.

· Food Safe Manager Certification


· Competitive Compensation

· Health / Dental / Vision Insurance

· Paid Time Off

· Employee Discounts

· Free Family Meals

· Profit Sharing

· Performance Based Bonuses

General Requirements

- Passion for Food and Commitment to Excellence

-Experience and Skill in the Field Applied For

-Positive Attitude and Professional Conduct

-Commitment to Quality

-Physical Ability to Perform Tasks

-Engaging Personality and Desire to Provide Excellent Customer Service

-Flexibility to Work the Required Hours

-Ability to work both independently and perform as a member of a High- Performing Team

-Excellent Communications Skills

-Self-Motivated / Ability to Work in a Fast-Paced Environment

-Reliable, Consistent, and Dedicated

-Ability to work both independently and as a cooperative member of a team.

-Ability to follow verbal and written instruction

-Ability to prioritize and compete assigned tasks.

-Legal right to work in the United States

-Ability to lift 25 lbs.

-Ability to reach overhead and at or above shoulder height.

-Possess Fine motor dexterity.

About us . . .


Good Company Doughnuts and Cafés - located in Arlington, VA - Ballston, National Landing (Amazon HQ2), and coming soon, Waterfront Station in DC, are gourmet doughnut shops and casual neighborhood restaurants obsessed with artisan, hand-cut doughnuts; great food; kraft cocktails; fine teas and specialty coffee!

We’re known for amazing food, beverages and excellent customer service. We’re busy! - Customers line up on weekends for our extraordinary experience and high-quality offerings. We’ve got a great team founded on hard work, love for what we do and who we do it with. The Company culture is professional and each member of the team is treated like family.

Can we talk about coffee! We love it and take pride in offering the best quality coffee available. We’ve partnered with the best, Intelligentsia Coffee Roasters, and work hard to maintain the highest standards. We believe every customer deserves to drink the best drink we can make each and every time. Excellence doesn’t happen by chance and our folks work hard to develop skill and take the time to deliver a great experience. On the other hand, Coffee is about community and we try not to take things too seriously… we have a fun and balanced approach with opportunities to be creative and have some fun and build relationships. We hold contests where Team Members are encouraged and rewarded for their innovative ideas, initiative, and skill! No matter what position you start in with us, you will have the opportunity to be cross-trained and will be tasked to take on different positions within our team. Our managers lead by example- there is no task that anyone is ‘too qualified’ to do.

Most importantly, what makes us a Good Company is our dedication to one another and that includes our customers. It’s easy these days to get lost, with all the distractions and everyday craziness. Our job at the café is to provide a place where people can get the food and drink they love and have some friendly personal interactions. Whether customers are looking for a little friendly banter, a friendly face, or an environment to escape the routine for a minute, we provide the opportunity. To make this happen for our customers, our great team must be a happy one, so we’ve fostered an inclusive environment where we support one another to achieve consistent excellence and have some fun along the way.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Café - Fast, Friendly, Fun & Professional.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $60,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 5 years

Restaurant type:

  • Café
  • Casual dining restaurant
  • Coffee shop

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Arlington, VA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Able to work at multiple Cafe locations in Arlington, Virginia and the DC area?


  • Food service management: 5 years (Required)


  • Food Manager Certification (Required)

Work Location: In person