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Barista/Café Assistant

Scattered Blessings Coffee Shop
8 Erie Avenue North, Fisherville, ON
$16.55–$18.00 an hour - Permanent, Part-time, Full-time

Location

8 Erie Avenue North, Fisherville, ON

Full job description

We are looking for a Barista/ Cafe Cook to prepare and serve hot and cold beverages, including various types of coffee and tea along with Breakfast and Lunch Items.

Responsibilities include educating customers on our drinks/ Food menus, making recommendations based on their preferences, up-selling special items and taking orders. To be successful in this role, you should have customer service skills and knowledge of how brewing equipment operates. You should also be able to work various shifts. Note: this position’s compensation includes hourly wage and tips.

Ultimately, you’ll ensure an excellent drinking and Cafe experience for our guests.

Responsibilities

  • Greet customers as they enter
  • Give customers drink / Food menus and answer their questions regarding ingredients
  • Take orders while paying attention to details (e.g. preferences of coffee blend, dairy and sugar ratios, Lunch & Breakfast menu items)
  • Prepare beverages following recipes
  • Serve beverages and prepared food, like cookies, pastries and muffins
  • Receive and process payments (cash and credit cards)
  • Keep the coffee / Kitchen area clean
  • Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
  • Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.)
  • Cook food in various utensils or grillers
  • Check food while cooking to stir or turn
  • Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served
  • Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Check quality of ingredients
  • Monitor stock and place orders when there are shortages
  • Maintain good relationship with the rest of Kitchen Staff

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as cook / Barista
  • Experience in using cutting tools, cookware and bakeware
  • Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods (grilling, baking, boiling etc.)
  • Ability to follow all sanitation procedures
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Maintain stock of clean mugs and plates
  • Check if brewing equipment operates properly and report any maintenance needs
  • Comply with health and safety regulations
  • Communicate customer feedback to managers and recommend new menu items
  • Hands-on experience with brewing equipment
  • Knowledge of sanitation regulations
  • Flexibility to work various shifts
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to gauge customers’ preferences
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Food and Safety Handling Course Recommended
  • High school diploma; relevant training is a plus

Job Types: Permanent, Part-time, Full-time

Salary: $16.55-$18.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Every Weekend
  • Morning shift

Work Location: In person