Barista (Food Service Worker 1) Candidate Bank. This posting will be used to recruit for multiple Barista positions.
POSITION PURPOSE Work throughout the unit, including the espresso area and point of sale counter, gathering and preparing menu items to customer order, taking payments for orders, assisting with the receiving and stocking unit merchandise, and participating in unit organization and cleanliness.
Key Responsibilities: •Prepare and serve espresso for customers; train staff on equipment, preparation, and service. •Steam milk and prepare other specialty beverages •Monitor the preparation of beverages to insure that department standards for quality, portioning and consistency are followed, making corrections as needed •Engage and educate customers about espresso related topics •Troubleshoot equipment issues with espresso machine, grinder, and other espresso related equipment •Operate point of sale systems, keying in sales, taking payments and making change; account for receipts at the end of the work shift •Ensure that security and cash handling requirements are met each day •Ensure adequate supply of non-food and food supplies necessary for operation •Stock food and beverage display areas and insure that all food items are attractively displayed, meet all quality assurance standards, and are properly identified and priced; keep display cases full throughout shift •Receive ordered materials, check purchase receipts and invoices; return damaged goods; and stock shelves •Refrigerate perishable foods and maintain proper storage of other foods and supplies; ensure that area is fully stocked •Maintain compliance with state and institution policies regarding receipt, issuance and inventory of supplies, materials and equipment •Ensure all visible surfaces are clean and orderly; keep all areas of the operation clear of all litter and debris •Close down and clean Espresso Bar and espresso equipment, as well as set up and stocking
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employment.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may substitute for required qualifications.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT •A satisfactory outcome from the employment verification and reference check processes. •Maintenance of a valid Washington State Food Worker Card.
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