Barista

  • MillCross Coffee Bar & Kitchen
  • Culver City, CA, USA
  • Nov 14, 2019
Full time Barista

Job Description

MillCross Coffee Bar & Kitchen is looking for experienced, professional baristas to join our team. We are a specialty, multi-roaster coffee bar and cafe company based inCulver City.Weare looking for some gregarious and energetic team players with outstanding service skills who are driven and passionate about coffee. Our ethos is simple: coffee, community, and a positive work environment.Our intention is to provide the highest quality coffee and food, accompanied by exceptional customer service. If working with coffee and interacting with people is what gets you out of bed each morning (as it does us), then youre certainly a candidate!Responsibilities: Greet and interact with customers, providing everyone with an excellent experience Maintain a positive demeanor in a busy environment where multi-tasking, cleaning, and effective communication are requirements. Prepare and serve coffee and tea drinks that meet quality standards Sample coffee each shift to improve product knowledge and uphold MillCross standards. Represent and maintain the MillCross brand and culture, while also bringing excitement, enthusiasm and creativity to programs. Properly handle and maintain all equipment Prepare batch brew and pour-over coffee according to our standards of quality. Maintain an immaculately clean work station while executing service with speed and precision. Clean or sanitize work areas, utensils, or equipment and take out the garbage Taste and dial in to maintain consistent espresso extraction on the machine Respond to orders, questions, or concerns in a polite and efficient manner Accurately handle cash and credit card payments, following appropriate cash-handling procedures Serve customers quickly and efficiently Maintain coffee knowledge on current offerings and confidently and accurately communicate product information to customers. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of all the menu offerings (both coffee and food) Communicate with team members and management to solve problems and improve service. Observe relevant health and safety standards The Ideal Candidate: Is super positive and fun to work with Has a minimum of two years of experience in service-oriented retail, hospitality, and/or customer service Has at least one year of specialty coffee shop barista experience - a must Has exceptional customer service and communication skills Is highly organized and efficient Has fundamental knowledge of coffee, espresso, and grinding equipment Is highly organized and efficient Can quickly resolve conflict Is available on weekends (this is a must). Has reliable transportation to work and is able to arrive on time. Is a team player Is able to problem solve quickly and multi-task in a busy environment Can lift 25lbs Is able to stand for long periods of time Has experience in a high-volume environment Has basic knowledge of a touchscreen POS SystemWhat we offer: A fair wage based on experience between $15 & $17/hr, based on experience and ability Amazing career development opportunities and personal growth Daytime hours only, allowing for a great work-life balance Some of the best free food and coffee youve ever had An equal opportunity and a safe working environment at all times. An environment where baristas creative input and/or ideas are welcome and encouraged.