New York City
Lead Barista

Tianti Books and Cafe is an independent new cafe serving third wave coffee. People call them the oasis in Midtown Manhattan. The cafe is operated by a non-profit organization in a specialty bookstore. Tianti values good traditions.


Tianti Books and Cafe is looking for an experienced barista lead who can be the face of the shop, responsible for the overall experience of their guests and staff. This is the most important position at Tianti Cafe as you will provide 1) the team members with a rewarding and meaningful work experience, and 2) the guests with high quality service and products


  • Dial-in espresso

  • Make drip coffee and all coffee drinks

  • Steep teas

  • Attend to cash register

  • Heat up food

  • Necessary cleaning to keep the workstation efficient and up to NYC health code

  • Assist in overseeing training and developing team members (cashiers or baristas) to ensure a smooth and uplifting day to day operation

Ideal Team Member

  • No visible tattoo

  • No excessive earrings

  • Well-mannered and presentable to fit our specialty (meditation) bookstore/cafe image

  • Drug-free


  • Must have NYC food license

  • Barista experience

  • Latte Art skills required

  • Punctual and reliable

  • Capable of working solo or with team members


Salary is $12.00/Hour + Tips