Assistant Manager – Lu’s Place

Assistant Manager – Lu’s Place

As Lu’s Place continues to grow, we are in search of a dedicated and motivational individual to excel in the role of Assistant Manager. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join and assist in taking charge of an established team, work in a modern venue and contribute towards our reputation within the local community.


  • Part time position available 
  • Must be able to work weekends 
  • Shifts allocated between 8am and 6pm  


  • Assist with managing the front of house team whilst delegating necessary tasks 
  • Oversee the day-to-day operation in the café managers absence 
  • Assist with dealing with any complaints or difficult situations 
  • Assist with stock replenishment and control  
  • Contribute to decision making processes 
  • Assist with social media content and ideas 
  • Communicate and relay information to the wider team 
  • Assist with training new employees 
  • Actively promote and upsell food and drinks items 
  • Have extensive knowledge of our menu and the ability to make recommendations 
  • Provide detailed information regarding ingredients and potential food allergies
  • Clean and maintain customer areas to company standards
  • Complete daily checklists  
  • Ensure food safety/hygiene compliance at all times 
  • Taking bookings over the phone and via email 
  • Responding to all enquiries and reviews where applicable 
  • Be a responsible key holder 
  • Take orders and payments via our electronic cloud-based system
  • Make hot and cold beverages
  • Serving food and drinks and clearing tables


  • Report directly to the Café Manager 
  • Have managerial/supervisory experience, preferably in a food business (desirable)
  • Have a passion for fantastic customer service and a hands-on management style
  • Listen and respond to our customers feedback and react accordingly
  • Be confident in dealing with complaints and difficult situations
  • Have experience of working within a busy catering environment and/or dealing with customers face-to-face 
  • Have bar and barista experience (desirable) 
  • Be highly reliable, trustworthy, and time conscious
  • Be authoritative as and when required
  • A ‘get things done’ attitude
  • Be extremely hands on to support the team
  • Be computer literate and have experience of using booking systems (desirable) 
  • Be confident in running end of day reports 
  • Be willing to undergo any training required to assist with your role


6 days per week, Wednesday to Monday, increasing to 7 days per week in December.  

Occasional evening shifts may be required for private hire and events. 


  • Competitive rate of pay 
  • Share of generous staff tips 
  • Team discount 
  • Holiday allowance
  • Pension contributions (if eligible)
  • Team outings
  • On-site parking 
  • Training available 


If you like the sound of this and would like to work with us, please email a copy of your CV to Meg at   

Please, add “as seen on Holmfirth Info” within your application.

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