Job Opening: Allegro Coffee is Hiring a Café Associate Team Leader for Chicago

Allegro Coffee’s  Café Associate Team Leader Position is open for applications through September 13

Our friends at Allegro Coffee  are excited to announce an open  position for Café Associate Team Leader in Chicago, Illinois.  Here’s everything you need to know in their words to apply for this incredible job:


The Allegro Café Team Leader will play a key role in managing daily operations consistent with Allegro and Whole Foods store strategy and integration of local needs. Cultivates a welcoming environment serving as a gathering place that consistently delivers the highest quality coffee, and other beverages with unparalleled customer service. Capitalize on opportunities to build sales & profits and manage daily operations that support continuous improvement.


 Work cooperatively with RCC to establish annual plans and budget for Coffee/Juice Bar and ensure revenues, expenses and margins are met, perform tasks associated with the job including purchasing, receiving, invoice handling, inventory and margin reconciliation, develop positive working relationship with other departments within Whole Foods including Store Team Leader, department team leaders and marketing team. interview, hire and train team members to sustain high performance and minimize turnover, and other duties assigned by Team Leader.


Proven successful café or restaurant management and team member training, knowledge of coffee, tea, juice bar, gelato and bakery products, quality standards and equipment, proven analytical ability and proficiency in math sufficient to calculate margins, monitor profitability and manage inventory, working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, ability to work a variety of shifts including weekends and evenings.


Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to stand/walk 6-8 hours in an 8-hour day. Work requires bending, twisting, squatting and reaching as well as hand use such as grasping and pulling and fine manipulation.


Stand and walk for extended periods of time,  bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders, bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and below shoulders and squat, bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds, push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pound, repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation, environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)


At Whole Foods Market, we empower our Team Members to make their own decisions, thus creating an environment where people are treated with respect and are highly motivated to excel. We mentor Team Members through education and on-the-job experience. As a result, we are able to fill a majority of leadership roles from our existing Team Member base. We also recognize that there are individuals with talent outside of Whole Foods Market, and have training programs to bring those new leaders into the company.

We offer great benefits beginning with a full complement of medical and other traditional group health plan coverage, 401k plan, and a 20% discount at our stores. To learn more, apply your passion today.

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Close Date:  09/13/2015

To apply, click here!

Job Opening: Allegro Coffee is Hiring a Café Associate Team Leader for Chicago


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