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Bottega Louie – Purchasing Manager

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  • Salary: $70000-80000
  • Address: 700 South Flower Street suite 2600, Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Job Type
Full Time
Education Required
High School


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Bottega Louie was founded in 2007 to specialize in the fine dining, patisserie, bakery and café businesses. We develop premier landmark Restaurants & Patisseries and operate them with a deeply instilled ethic of personalized service. We pair our operations with the management systems and tools required to produce thousands of premium Guest Experiences daily at a reasonable price. Our objective is to be recognized as the Company that operates the finest Restaurants & Patisseries wherever we locate.

Our greatest asset, and the largest contributing factor to our success, is our people. We strive to provide valuable opportunities for each employee to pursue professional progress and satisfaction in their work. Because satisfying our Guests depends on the united efforts of many, we are most effective when we work together cooperatively, respecting each other’s contribution and importance. As an Executive Chef at our downtown Los Angeles location, you are essential to the success of the company.

As our company expands, we are looking for a Purchasing Manager with the following qualifications:

A positive attitude and the ability to work collaboratively with a team
Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office Suite
Maintain a professional appearance and the ability to adhere to Bottega Louie standards
Familiarity with Plate IQ / QuickBooks / Cogswell is a plus
Detail-oriented, extremely organized, highly responsive and exceptional communication skills
One year purchasing or restaurant management experience preferred
Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Manage Vendor Relationships

Purchase approximately $10 Million of ingredients, beverages, service ware, furniture, fixtures, equipment and supplies annually
Evaluate suppliers by assessing price, quality, availability and other criteria
Interview vendors to learn about products, services and prices
Identify reliable vendors
Pair purchases with financial and operating discipline
Coordinate approval from Bottega Louie’s Management
Negotiate contracts with approved vendors and suppliers to obtain the best deals on behalf of the company
Adhere to approval standard operating procedures for purchases and vendor interactions
Purchasing Management & Inventory

Process purchase requests from operation units
Manage order guides
Research and recommend alternatives for expensive or alternative products
Maintain digital purchase order and invoice records
Inspect inventory of supplies, ingredients, FF&E, China, glass, silver, alcohol and all other inventories
Report inventories
Coordinate with operation units to assess and track ongoing and changing purchasing requirements
Delivery & Receiving

Schedule and record delivery times
Resolve shipping errors
Process payment authorization
Maintain digital records of receipts, records and inventories
Inspect product quality
Coordinate with chefs and managers to ensure product quality is maintained.
Manage receiving SOPs
Periodic Analysis & Reporting

Weekly Inventory, Purchase and Receiving Reports
Monthly Cost analysis by vendor
Monthly Inventory Report
Weekly Purchase Report
Weekly Price Change Report
Weekly declining checkbook
Bottega Louie offers competitive compensation, dining discounts, Health, Dental, + Vision, Paid Time Off and growth potential! We strongly believe in a positive work environment committed to the care, growth and development of our Employees.

Bottega Louie uses E-Verify on applications received.

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