Massachusetts Veterans Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Clover Food Lab General Manager in Training - up to 70,000/year in Boston, Massachusetts

We want everybody to eat Clover someday. To make this happen we need the best leaders in the industry.

Clover Food Lab is a growing family of restaurants in the Boston area using fine dining techniques to celebrate locally sourced food at prices everyone can afford.

At Clover, restaurants are run by a General Manager, who’s responsibilities include building a team, leading them to make beautiful food and developing meaningful relationships with the customers. As a General Manager, you will work to make your restaurant the center of food in your area. You’ll lead a team of up to 15 Clover employees, including up to 3 Assistant Managers. You’ll share financially in the profitability of the restaurant you’re running. You’ll contribute ideas that will make Clover a better company.

This position will be an hourly role that will equate up to $70,000 annually by working 50 hours per week. Base salary and bonus eligibility will go into effect when assigned as a General Manager to your own restaurant.


All General Managers are required to:

  • Work closely with Assistant Managers, Team Leaders and Team Members to provide the best possible service to guests

  • Manage food cost and efficiencies aggressively

  • Actively recruit, orient, train and develop all in store employees

  • Execute all administrative duties specifically cost control for food and labor

  • Manage promotions to help grow store sales and customer base

  • Manage cash

  • Assist in monitoring operations and carrying out corrective actions

  • Understand and follow all company policy and procedures

  • Execute and serve the BEST tasting food

  • Attend General Manager training classes and weekly Manager Meetings

  • Join team in day-to-day restaurant duties

The Human Resources department may invite you to participate in a Practical Interview. This gives you the opportunity to interview us. Applicants experience the job hands on, get to know the staff and gain a better understand Clover culture. Additionally, we use the face-to-face interaction as an opportunity to get to know you better.


General Managers must have:

  • 3-5 years experience as a restaurant manager or executive chef

  • Experience managing teams of 20+

  • ServSafe Certification

  • Allergen Awareness Certification

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead others

  • Experience developing strong culinary teams

  • Acute financial management skills

  • A passion for food, a positive attitude and a willingness to work to high standards

  • Able to stand for prolonged periods of time, and repeated walking, bending, stretching and occasional lifting (up to 50lbs), with or without reasonable accommodation

Clover Food Lab is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.


  • Eligible for quarterly bonus based on sales growth, labor budget, and other key performance indicators

  • Eligible to participate in year end bonus based on tenure and other qualitative metrics

  • Discount on Clover meals, apparel and shelf-stable groceries sold in our store

  • Free cooking classes

  • Free knife skills 101, 102, 103 classes

  • Opportunities to attend food sourcing trips to coffee roasters, farmers, cheese-makers, etc.

  • Opportunities to attend food development meetings, contribute ideas/recipes to the menu

  • Fitness Pay-Back Program

  • Eligible for pre-tax commuter benefit

  • Eligible to participate in 401k Savings Plan after 1 year

  • Full health, vision and dental benefits available to full-time benefit-eligible staff

  • Company paid Life & Disability benefits

  • Company paid Blue Bike Program membership

  • Company paid Weekly CSA Farm Share Program