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Barista/Cook 

Full time job opening starting late July. Our Barista/cook prepares and serves various types of coffee and tea beverages, as well as made to order meals including sandwiches, wraps, salads and soups. Responsibilities also include educating customers on our drink and food menu, making recommendations based on their preferences, up-selling special items and taking orders. 

To be successful in this role, you should have excellent customer service skills, be punctual, reliable and responsible and multi-tasking. This is a full time position that requires you mostly work the morning and mid day shifts, with flexibility to work one closing shift and one weekend shift per week when needed. Only candidates who can continue to work full time after summer are considered.

Responsibilities

  • Greet customers as they enter and answer their questions.

  • Take orders while paying attention to details (e.g. preferences of coffee blend, dairy and sugar ratios)

  • Receive and process payments (cash and credit cards)

  • Prepare beverages and food following recipes

  • Keep the café bar and dining area clean 

  • Maintain stock of clean mugs and plates.

  • Help general manager with stocking and inventory maintenance.

  • Comply with health and safety regulations

  • Communicate customer feedback to managers and recommend new menu items

 

Qualifications

  • Previous work experience as a Barista a plus but training will be provided for the right candidate

  • Hands-on experience with brewing equipment

  • Experience of preparing food in a quick service restaurant is a plus

  • Knowledge of sanitation regulations

  • Flexibility to work various shifts even though this position requires mostly morning/midday shifts on weekdays

  • Basic math skills

  • Ability to gauge customers’ preferences

  • Excellent communication skills

  • High school diploma; relevant training is a plus

 

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive base salary plus tips 

  • Free shift drink 

  • 50% discount on employee meal 

  • Paid break time 

  • 401K with employer match after meeting certain criteria

  • Paid vacation time after meeting certain criteria

  • Promotion opportunities

Barista/Shift Supervisor

We are currently looking for a Barista/Shift Supervisor to prepare and serve various types of coffee and tea beverages, as well as made to order meals including sandwiches, wraps, salad and soups. This position needs to work PM shifts. Responsibilities also include helping the general manager with daily tasks making sure the business running smoothly. Only candidates who can continue to work full time after summer are considered.

Responsibilities

  • Working as supervisor during PM shifts  (need to work closing shifts at least three times a week)

  • Ensure kitchen and dining area are cleaned professionally at close

  • Make sure food ingredients and bakery is properly stocked for next morning

  • Coordinate music events

  • Prepare and beverages and food following recipe

  • Help general manager with ordering, stocking and inventory maintenance

  • Comply with health and safety regulations

  • Communicate customer feedback to manager and recommend new menu items

 

Qualifications

  • Previous work experience as a Barista and a prior management role is a plus.

  • Hands-on experience with brewing equipment

  • Experience of preparing food in a quick service restaurant is a plus

  • Knowledge of sanitation regulations

  • Flexibility to work various shifts

  • Excellent customer service and communication skill

  • Strong leadership

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive base salary plus tips

  • Free shift drink 

  • 50% discount on employee meal 

  • Paid break time 

  • 401K with employer match after meeting certain criteria

  • Paid vacation time after meeting certain criteria

  • Promotion opportunities

Corporate Cafeteria Barista

BigByte is a corporate cafe operated by Blackwater Coffee & Cafe in Maple Plain, MN. We are looking for a reliable, hard-working and self driven person to fill our barista/cashier position at BigByte. Full time and only Morning/Mid day shifts on weekdays. No evenings or weekends. Only candidates who can continue to work full time after summer are considered.

Responsibilities

  • Running Register and handling opening and closing tasks.

  • Greeting customers.

  • Making coffee drinks following instructions.

  • Help food prep/production, cleaning dishes and kitchen area.

 

Qualifications

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Competent in handling cash, using POS. system, making correct change and multi-tasking while running a register.

  • Competent in being able to make all variety of coffee drinks with minimal waste and good speed.

  • have a minimal knowledge of food prep and production

  • Must be friendly with all customers at all time, Customer service is number one.

  • Barista or customer service experience is a plus but training will be provided to the right candidate.

 

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive base salary plus tips

  • Free shift drink 

  • 50% discount on employee meal 

  • Paid break time 

  • 401K with employer match after meeting certain criteria

  • Paid vacation time after meeting certain criteria

  • Opportunity for promotion