Head Barista

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Amber Waves is seeking a qualified Head Barista to join our team. Summertime at Amber Waves is an exciting and dynamic season at the farm, requiring passion for quality coffee and top-notch customer service. As Head Barista, you will assume responsibility for all aspects of espresso production, on-the-job education and training of team members. 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of the espresso program from menu seasonal menu development, liaising on supply ordering, quality control and equipment maintenance

  • Craft high quality espresso, latte art, and teas

  • Serve pastries and manage the POS at the espresso station

  • Train staff to maintain and uphold all café standards and policies

  • Execute food safety protocols

  • Engage with customers to represent the Amber Wave’s mission, build strong customer relationships, and champion seasonality.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • +1 year of experience as a barista in specialty coffee and a mastery of La Marzocco machines

  • Food retail, hospitality, and/or customer service experience is preferred

  • Food Handler’s License preferred, not required

  • Strong ability to multitask and problem solve quickly

  • Friendly energetic personality with excellent customer service, strong communication skills and enthusiasm to share knowledge

  • Extreme attention to detail and strong organizational skills

Work Schedule & Compensation:

  • Full-time: 40-60 hrs/week; two guaranteed days off/week

  • $20-23/hr, depending on experience

  • Flexibility to work shifts, weekends, and holidays

  • Start Date: Immediately

The Head Barista may also cross train in the Market and Kitchen to support other managers and maintain a full-time work schedule in the off season.

 

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