Barista and Shift Leader

  • Coupa Cafe
  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Oct 01, 2019
Full time Barista

Job Description

Barista Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preferred 6+ months of Barista Experience
  • Passion for Coffee
  • Latte Art is a Plus!
  • Barista Roast and Grind Coffee Knowledge
  • Barista should be able to read tickets in English
  • Barista must know how to work well under pressure and able to make drinks minimum 3 minutes per drink
  • Barista is responsible for the quality and presentation of each coffee cup
  • Food Handlers Certificate up to date
  • Other duties as assigned

Shift Leader Duties and Responsibilities

  • 1 year of Shift Lead/Barista Supervisor/ Lead Barista role
  • Barista Coffee knowledge, latte art is a plus!
  • Shift Leader will supervise a team of 5-7 per shift
  • Supervise Baristas, cashiers and/ or BOH (BOH has kitchen supervisor)
  • Responsible for ordering and maintaining an adequate supply of food/beverage items and verifying the quantity and quality of received products.
  • Shift Leader will train department staff to perform work in line with company standards.
  • Shift Leader will give immediate feedback to department employees regarding examples of positive and negative performance.
  • Shift Leader/Lead Barista will defer disciplinary action for policy violations to direct supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned

Located in a 1930's historical building in Palo Alto, Coupa Cafe offers a warm and cozy environment to enjoy its exquisite single estate, certified organic and fair trade coffee from various Arabica coffee growing areas of the world such as Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Brasil, Ethiopia, and India among others. Aside from the coffee, Coupa Café is known for their delicious Spicy Maya Hot Chocolate, delicious Chai Tea, as well as Chocolate bonbons and truffles made from the finest cacao. On the diverse menu, you will find traditional Venezuelan white cornmeal griddle cakes called "arepas", with different savory fillings as well as other Venezuelan specialties like tequeños, empanadas, cachapas and pabellon. The extensive menu also includes breakfast pastries, French pastries, crepes, salads, paninis, and pastas as well as other gourmet foods, beer and wine. Coffee lovers have been able to savor the exquisite flavor and aroma of Coupa Cafe through its outstanding blends and the wide selection of the finest single estate coffee. Happy Hour is from 5:00pm-7:00pm daily, offering specials on drinks and appetizers.