Barista

Employer
Blue Bottle Coffee
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Food Service, Server
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
Barista - LABlue Bottle Coffee is a passionate and growing team of hundreds around the world, united by the simple purpose of getting great coffee and food to everyone who asks for it. We roast on three coasts, make great drinks, clean up after ourselves, bake delicious pastries and bread, and say please and thank you. Our amazingly talented team combines warm hospitality, cutting-edge technology and a deep sense of craftsmanship to create incredible guest experiences. And we want you to bring your skills and your passion to join us in our mission. About the Job:The ideal barista is someone who's passionate about both coffee and treating our guests with respect, compassion and recognition. Don't have prior coffee or service experience? Don't sweat it; though that helps, it's not all we're looking for. We're more interested in who you are. The whole "what" and "how" thing comes later, and with plenty of practice. Availability should include weekends. Interested candidates must be able to provide a minimum of 1 year to the role. You will:Provide impeccable customer service.Be extremely punctual, tidy and clean in appearance (adhering to the Blue Bottle uniform policy at all times).Work in a small team to prepare and serve beverages and culinary items from the coffee bar.Stay current with Blue Bottles coffee offerings through cuppings and information provided to you by your Lead Barista, Cafe Manager, and the Training Department.Regularly taste coffee drinks at Blue Bottle cafes and other locations to ensure quality and uphold our standards.Dial in and serve a variety of coffees in a variety of different brewing methods including but not limited to: espresso, pour over, and cold brew. You have:A love and/or respect of delicious coffeeImpeccable interpersonal skillsHigh School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)Existing CA Food Handler's Certification or certification within 30 days post-hireBasic math and computer skills A Few Benefits We Offer:Medical, dental, and vision coverage for eligible employees starting on your first day401(k) planPaid time offFree drinks at any of our cafes and a complimentary bag of beans to take home each weekDiscounts on any Blue Bottle food items and merchandise At Blue Bottle, youll be critical to guests enjoying delicious coffee just days after its roasted. We aim to provide delightful hospitality to everyone who visits us, in-person or online. If youre ready to help bring amazing experiences to life, please apply and join us. To be considered for employment, please be sure to upload a cover letter and a resume that includes three professional references.