New York City
Barista

Future You Café is a fresh, original startup coffee shop located in the heart of the East Village. Their aim is to create an environment that inspires their customers into being energized and leave their café motivated to go about their day in a very positive way.

Role

Future You Café is looking for a part-time barista that can bring that energy and has great passion for outstanding customer service. The person they are looking for is creative, compassionate and of course very knowledgeable about working efficiently in a coffee shop.

If you believe in your heart that you are that person, please apply for the position!

Responsibilities

  • Serve food and beverages to guests

  • Educates customers by presenting and explaining the coffee drink menu; answering questions

  • Prepares and sells coffee drinks by following prescribed recipes and preparation techniques for coffee drinks, such as, espresso, café latte, cappuccino, as well as the rest of the items on the menu

  • Clean and prepare the customer service areas

  • Greet and make all guests feel welcome at the café upon customers arrival to the store

  • Respond to guest inquiries and requests in a timely fashion

  • Generates revenues by attracting new customers; defining new and expanded services and products

  • Maintains inventories by replenishing coffee bean supply; stocking coffee brewing equipment; maintaining supplies, pastries, cookies and other products for coffee bar

  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs

  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following organization standards and sanitation regulations

  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes; maintaining and improving the appearance of the store and coffee bar

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading coffee, retail trade, and food service publications; maintaining personal networks

  • Enhances coffee shop reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

  • Knows how to operate the POS system

  • Performs cashier duties using the POS system

  • Cleans the café-including but not exclusively the customer area, the counter/kitchen area, the bathroom, the basement, the outside area

  • Performs other café duties as assigned

Ideal Team Member

If you answer yes to these questions without hesitation, then Future You believes you are the right fit!

  • Are you willing to get up early and display a positive and engaging attitude towards customers?

  • Are you willing to learn a variety of coffee drinks?

  • Do you consider yourself a people’s person?

  • Do you have a flexible schedule?

  • Are you good in fast-paced situations?

  • Are you willing to handle the extra necessary stuff that needs to be done? (Lift boxes, clean restrooms, take out thrash, sweep, wipe tables, etc.)

  • Are you able to minimize conflict and satisfy customer needs professionally?

Requirements

  • Superior pouring skills

  • Latte art aficionado

  • Excellent coffee educator

  • Conflict resolver

  • Being an effective up-seller

  • Having a Food Handlers Card

Salary

Salary is $15.00/Hour + Tips