Rooted in History, Planting Seeds for the Future - Los Poblanos is a family-owned and managed business located on a historic farm estate with historically significant architecture, organic farming and a dynamic mix of businesses that support its mission. Hospitality, good design, and sustainability are the threads that tie all the businesses together, including boutique lodging, private events, a field-to-fork restaurant, retail and production of our own branded lavender body products, artisan food products and distilled spirits. While still run by a small, dedicated team of managers and directors, Los Poblanos is well poised to become an internationally recognized brand and destination place.
Job Type: Part time, Non-exempt
We are seeking a skilled and customer-focused Restaurant Barista to join our team for the morning shift at our bustling restaurant. As a Restaurant Barista, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our bar area by providing exceptional coffee and beverage services, as well as assisting the bartenders in preparing and serving drinks. If you are passionate about coffee, have excellent customer service skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we'd love to hear from you.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Prepare and serve high-quality coffee, espresso, and other beverages in compliance with our standards and recipes.
- Maintain a clean and organized coffee bar, including keeping equipment, cups, and supplies well-stocked and sanitized.
- Greet and interact with guests in a friendly and professional manner, taking and fulfilling their coffee orders promptly.
- Assist the bartenders with setting up the bar area, ensuring that it is well-stocked with liquor, mixers, and garnishes.
- Work closely with the bartenders to prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
- Keep an eye on inventory levels and communicate supply needs to the management team.
- Adhere to all food safety and sanitation guidelines, ensuring the bar area remains compliant with health codes.
- Handle cash and credit card transactions accurately, providing guests with receipts as needed.
- Handle any customer concerns or complaints promptly and professionally, escalating issues to the manager when necessary.
- Contribute to a positive team atmosphere by collaborating with other staff members and providing support as required.
- Previous experience as a barista or in a related customer service role is preferred.
- Knowledge of coffee and espresso preparation techniques.
- Excellent customer service and communication skills.
- Able to succeed as part of a large team, in small groups, or independently.
- Able to think on your feet and under pressure whilst maintaining a positive outlook and attention to detail.
- Must display a professional appearance and attitude.
- Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
- Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining a clean and organized workspace.
- Must be at least 18 years of age, as this role involves handling alcoholic beverages.
- A strong work ethic and the ability to work early morning shifts, including weekends and holidays.
- Basic knowledge of bartending or a willingness to learn is a plus.
- Ability to stand for extended periods and lift up to 30 pounds.
- Hand dexterity for operating coffee equipment and handling cash.
- Stamina to work during busy shifts and handle multiple tasks
This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.
Los Poblanos is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and strive to create an inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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