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Tasting Room Manager

Are you looking for a fun and rewarding position with a new growing local brand?

Kula Desserts, San Diego’s only all Dairy-Free, Gluten-free, and Vegan Ice Cream company in San Diego, CA is looking for a part-time or full-time Ice Cream Shop Manager who can start ASAP. (Other shifts with similar job roles are available for those that want to take on more hours).

We are looking for an individual to represent Kula Desserts at our Sorrento Valley scoop shop by selling our ice cream, engaging in conversations with customers, and promoting our storefront. As a start-up company, every individual takes on multiple roles as needed. This role would manage the scoop shop, lead marketing for the storefront events, and would do light kitchen work as needed. This is an active job at a start-up company with lots of room for quick advancement and promotions! We are looking for a long term employee who wants to grow as our business grows. Perks include a fun work environment and free ice cream!

Scoop Shifts are Weds through Sunday 11-7pm. Friday, Saturday AND Sunday availability is required for new hires.

Our ideal candidate has a great attitude, is outgoing, kind, motivated, hard-working, and can work independently. This is an external and very customer facing position. We are looking for someone with a great attitude and a passion for food is a plus. Might need to lift up to 80 lbs occasionally (aka lift heavy coolers into a car).

Scoop Shop Responsibilities:

  • Engage with customers, talk about the ice cream and brand, serve samples and scoop ice cream

  • Manage the day-to-day of the scoop shop including inventory of supplies and shop ice cream, choosing and stocking flavors in scoop cabinet and display freezers

  • Work closely with the Marketing Manager and CEO to promote the ice cream scoop shop through social media, marketing and hosting events.

  • Have your food handlers card and adhere to food safety rules (you can get it after you’re hired)

  • Take cash payments and credit card on company ipad and card reader

  • End of day clean-up and cash outs

  • Open and Close Kitchen

  • Can stand on your feet for long periods of time and perform physically demanding tasks in close proximity to others

Limited Kitchen Responsibilities Include:

  • Hand-stick labels

  • Wash dishes

  • Make waffle cones

  • Assist kitchen staff with other duties like chopping inclusions and baking cakes.


  • Want to help grow a brand/business and learn about marketing

  • Take initiatives to go above and beyond your written job duties and want to grow in your career and at the company

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Kitchen/Restaurant experience helpful (specifically customer service skills and strong ability to multitask and think on your feet)

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excited about doing a great job and want to excel in your work! We reward our employees for doing a great job.

  • Basic math and computer skills

  • Ability to problem solve and work through issues independently

  • Available to work evenings and weekends

Starts: ASAP

Hours: 20 minimum and up to 40+ hours/week available

Pay: $15 - $17 base pay + Commissions(on Pints+Cakes) + TIPS!

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance for all 30+ hour/week employees

Perks: Free and discounted ice cream and a fun, creative place to work!

Check out our website and follow us on Instagram @kulaicecream for more on our company and our story!

We are looking forward to reading your resume and reviewing references!

Send resumes, references and social media links ASAP!

Curbside pick up available, all surfaces sanitized, employees wear masks when interacting with customers.

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