New York
Barista

The Dynamite Shop is a culinary social club for teens in Park Slope, Brooklyn. They have a storefront with a teaching kitchen, cook's library, photo and video studio, backyard garden and cafe up front. Their goal is to help the rising generation of cooks find their niche in food, to celebrate the diversity of our communities and the wider world, and to develop positive relationships around food. 

Role

The Dynamite Shop is looking for a barista with experience in the hospitality industry with espresso and latte art. Applicants should also be on board with their culinary program mission (check out their website to read about their culinary school for youth).

Responsibilities

  • Prepare/serve espresso drinks to order (La Marzocco 2-group), drip coffee, tea, and small food items.

  • Organize and maintain a clean and tidy workspace at the coffee bar plus general shop duties like stocking supplies, running dishwasher, sweeping, mopping, cleaning the bathroom, and taking out trash.

  • Point of service (Square)

  • Assist in opening and closing duties (cleaning and more)

  • Assist with deliveries

Perks

  • Opportunity to pick up more hours as staff at other in-house events

  • Access to Irving Farm espresso and milk trainings

Requirements

  • 1+ years of barista experience in equivalent coffee shop; meaningful and relevant job experience

  • Familiarity with La Marzocco espresso machine plus dialing in on high-end grinder

  • Latte art skills required

  • New York City Food Protection certificate, or commit to starting the process within your first month of employment (they will cover the cost)

  • Positive attitude

  • Meticulous, punctual and reliable

  • Maintain a very clean workspace

  • Ability to work with flexibility as part of a team in a brand new establishment

  • Interest in The Dynamite Shop's program mission and an enthusiasm for communicating it to customers

  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds and spend 6+ hours standing

  • Schedule: Availability both weekday and weekend hours, including early opening hours

Salary

Salary based on experience