JOB SEARCH – Portland Japanese Garden seeks Cafeteria Manager

by Lynn Moyers on November 2, 2017

Position Overview

The Café Manager is responsible for oversight of all operational and customer service aspects of the café.

The Café Manager oversees a staff of 12-16 people, depending on the season, and reports directly to the Director of Retail.

The Umami Café is focused on traditional preparation and presentation of green tea and Japanese sweets. The Café seats 38 and has no kitchen or back of house.


  • Minimum 3 years café or restaurant management required
  • Excellent customer service, attention to detail, and effective team leadership skills
  • Proficient on a computer; familiar with software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task
  • Effective problem solving and decision making abilities

Special Requirements

  • Special consideration given to applicants with knowledge of tea, a familiarity with Omotenashi (Japanese way of hospitality and customer service) and Japanese culture

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