Cafe Lead

Bulletproof SLU Cafe Seattle, WA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement, Employee Discounts, Meal Plan / Free Food, Ask Us!
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Bulletproof Overview:

Bulletproof is an omni-channel content driven consumer products company. Our vision is to tap into the unlimited power of being human and we do this by holding true to our mission of creating products that radically improve lives. Bulletproof helps people live better by providing information and products that help them use fat for fuel, say goodbye to sugar and supercharge mitochondria increasing their energy.

Bulletproof has a team of experienced entrepreneurs and biohackers working to make high performance a daily reality for everyone on the planet. While our culture is casual and our workplace flexible, the team is passionate, customer driven, meaningfully connected, smart, and results focused.

Our customers know that our coffee, beverages, food, and supplements are the purest you can get anywhere, and you can expect to feel a difference in how you perform the first time you experience them. Environmentally conscious and ethically sourced products build a sustainable foundation for future generations to thrive. Bulletproof coffee has developed a cult following across the nation as a drink that provides sustained energy, while also programming your body to burn fat for energy.  In addition to providing convenient access to products through eCommerce, brick and mortar retail stores (e.g. Whole Foods Market) and Bulletproof Cafes, Bulletproof has developed a specialized diet, which is based on eating high amounts of healthy fats, moderate amounts of high-quality protein, and tons of organic vegetables eaten at the right time in order to create unbelievable levels of energy and weight loss.

Position Overview:

Bulletproof is looking for a Cafe Lead to join our team, who will be responsible for the overall success of the Bulletproof Café in South Lake Union. In this key role, you will continue to establish Bulletproof Coffee in the local community, make connections with the customers and lead your store’s day-to-day operations. You will be directly responsible for Café operations & results and for the overall management & supervision of the team.

The ideal candidate will exude customer service and passion for all things Bulletproof; love building meaningful connections with people; is poised, self-confident, and extroverted; is results oriented and self-motivated; is engaging and radiates natural warmth and enthusiasm; loves working in a fast-paced environment; and enjoys educating and helping others.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop operational plans for the staff, manage execution, and measure results
  • Provide training and direction to the store team to take action and to achieve operational goals
  • Grow customer base and drive top line sales while ensuring cost controls
  • Delegate appropriate responsibilities and practices to increase speed of service, reduce lines, and ensure a smooth flow of operations
  • Create “memorable moments” by providing a unique and exceptional customer experience
  • Solicit customer feedback to better understand the needs of the customer and of the local community
  • Ensure adherence to applicable wage and hour laws for staff
  • Ensure dress code and personal appearance of staff are kept to the highest standard


  • 3 to 5 years of managerial experience in a hospitality environment; food and beverage experience is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred, or equivalent professional experience
  • Availability to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Demonstrated skill in handling multiple priorities and is highly organized
  • Supervising, scheduling, training, hiring, management, and coaching skills
  • Budget management experience
  • Clear understanding of all financial aspects of a restaurant, including P&L accountability
  • Operational knowledge of the cash register and cash handling procedures
  • Ability to delegate tasks effectively in an assertive manner
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills
  • You're able to meet physical requirements of the job, including:
    • Constant standing/walking; occasional stooping, kneeling or crawling; occasional pushing, pulling, lifting or carrying up to 50 lbs; occasional ascending/descending of ladders, stairs, or ramps; constant usage of computer/POS Register and bar equipment; frequent, continual, or intermittent flexing or rotation of the wrist(s) and spine; constant reaching, turning, and performing precision work around bar area; constant reception of detailed information through oral communication; constant talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; occasional identification of differences or similarities in intensity or quality of flavors and/or odors with a high degree of accuracy; constant clarity of vision at near and/or far distances

Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Bulletproof leaders:

  • Exhibits excellent judgment
  • Entrepreneurial problem solver with strong troubleshooting skills
  • Vocally self-aware and curious
  • Results oriented
  • Hires great people. Develops great people
  • Ability to effectively manage time, multi-task, and prioritize projects to meet established deadlines
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and written
  • Has relentlessly high standards
  • Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
  • You love learning, and it’s one of the things you do to make yourself better every single day

This is a full-time position based in the South Lake Union area in Seattle, WA. Store hours are 6am to 6pm which contributes to a healthy work/life balance. Maximum fun, maximum knowledge, and maximum performance are a part of the job description, and you’ll get to work with the team on a regular basis to upgrade your game, your mental performance, and your life.  This is a great opportunity to grow with a company.

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