Los Angeles
Barista

Espresso Cielo is the perfect match of style and substance. They are the number one rated cafe on Thrillist LA's 2018 list of Essential Coffee Bars because they are that good. Their second street cafe features award-winning architecture and design. They also really care about one another and treat each other with kindness and respect. It's a great place to work!

Role

Espresso Cielo is in search of friendly, positive, hard-working baristas who are skilled in the art of great coffee and good conversation. They like for their team members to be self-motivated individuals who think ahead and anticipate the needs of their guests and each other. Espresso Cielo likes people who find a little bit of joy in crafting a beautiful and delicious drink that makes someone else's day. They work as a team and they like to have fun while they do it, so a dash of wit is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Be a positive, effective communicator with customers and their coworkers

  • Be able to be on their feet for many hours, lift 25 to 40 lb boxes or bags, move very quickly, have a sense of urgency, think ahead, and be alert to customers’ needs

  • Maintain a clean working environment. Will be expected to pitch in, help out, keep busy, participate, engage, think, feel and be in the moment

  • Must also be capable of working with equipment such as espresso machines, grinders, ice machines, coffee brewers, hot water towers, as well as cold brew methods, tea brewing

  • Help maintain Espresso Cielo’s beautiful cafe by ensuring its cleanliness - sweep and mop floors as needed, maintain restrooms, clean doors, windows, display cases and counters, and wash dishes throughout the day

Requirements

  • One year of experience in a third-wave espresso bar

  • Latte Art skills are required

  • An enthusiasm for the culture of coffee and want to grow the culture

  • Love the flow of a good team that stays organized and clean

  • Have a love for working in a place where their goal is to make people smile and say yum when they taste their coffee

  • Have a valid and current ServSafe Food Handler's Card or Management Certificate, and follow food-safe practices.
    *If you don't have a current card or certificate, you must obtain one within the first week of work.

Salary

Salary is $14.00-$17.00/Hour based on experience