New York City
Cafe Manager

Tianti Books and Cafe is an independent new cafe serving third wave coffee, operated by a non-profit organization in a specialty bookstore. The cafe supports the bookstore financially and provides a peaceful to-go place in midtown Manhattan. Tianti values good traditions. New locations are to be added in the future!


Tianti Cafe is currently seeking a well-mannered, efficient and energetic individual to lead the location as Cafe Manager! The person best suited for this role will have experience managing hospitality-focused specialty coffee shop or cafe in New York City, leading talented teams, establishing and maintaining financial expectations, ensuring procedural consistency and compliance, and building a strong community with customers, vendors and collaborators.


  • Embody the best possible example of a hospitality-focused, experience-oriented approach to service

  • Hiring, training and retaining a team of talented and enthusiastic individuals at high moral level

  • Overseeing financial performance by effectively driving sales, managing costs, impacting a P&L, and prioritizing efficiency

  • Management of all cafe inventory, including coffee, paper goods, food, store materials, etc.

  • Administrative oversight of cafe operations, including staff scheduling, DOH compliance, coordination with external vendors, coordination with building manager and store owner

Ideal Team Member

  • Passion for hospitality and experience-oriented service

  • No visible tattoo and excessive earrings

  • Well-mannered and presentable to fit specialty (meditation) bookstore/cafe image

  • Punctual and reliable


  • 5+ years management of a profitable NYC specialty coffee shop

  • Demonstrable fluency with budgetary organization and accountability

  • Latte Art skills required

  • Experience adhering to NYS Department of Health Regulations, NYS Food Handlers Certificate required


Salary is $54,000/Year + profit sharing