Whole Foods Market Allegro Coffee Roasters Barista (Part Time) in Brooklyn, New York
Job DescriptionIn 2013, the Allegro Coffee Roasters (ACR) brand was introduced to build a new coffee culture for Whole Foods Market. We plan to run the best coffee roasteries and bars in the country and are looking for the right people to help us do it. You’ll be sharing your talent in crafting a quality cup of coffee with our in-house roasted single-origin and top-tier specialty blends. You’ll be sharing your passion and knowledge of coffee and tea with our customers, handling the morning rush with grace and calmness, and providing unparalleled customer service.
Responsibilities:• Provide excellent customer service, creating an environment where the customer comes first.• Experience and expertise in making coffee on sophisticated equipment.• Dialing in and preparing espresso drinks and brewed coffee with care, precision, and consistency.• Maintains high level of product quality by adhering to all Allegro recipes and drink quality standards.• Thorough understanding of products with the ability to clearly communicate our current offerings and answer specific questions.• Keeps work area clean at all times, ensuring a sanitary and orderly work environment for drink preparation.• Daily sales, cash register operation and end of day cash count.• Assist in the Roasting area as needed, including packaging of roasted coffee and other duties as requested.
Qualifications:• Have a passion and knowledge for coffee, related products and equipment.• Exceptional customer service skills, which includes a distinct sense of urgency.• Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work independently or in teams.• High standards of excellence and the ability to work to high quality and customer service standards.• Prior coffee bar experience.• Excellent verbal communication skills.• Ability to perform physical requirements of position.
Working conditions: Standing and walking for extended periods of time, up to 8-12 hours. • Bending, stooping and climbing.• Mental and physical dexterity. • Unassisted heavy lifting up to 50 pounds. • Work in hot temperature due to heat of Roaster.• Mandatory use of required personal protective equipment. • Repetition or sequence of duties.
This job posting is not intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.
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