Barista

at Greensmiths

Date Posted:
07 Jan
Location:
London, GB
Position:
Barista
Job Type:
Full-time
Salary:
From 12.5
Salary Type:
Hourly

Greensmiths is a grocery store and café on one of London’s oldest and best-loved market streets, Lower Marsh in Waterloo. Since 2008 it has been our mission to make exceptional food & drink accessible to our local community and visitors.

We only work with considerate, passionate producers and believe in knowing where our food and drinks come from. We deal as directly as possible with our farmers and producers, carrying this ideology across everything we sell from our crisps to our coffee beans, olive oils to oranges. This extends to our kitchen too where we utilise produce in our menu which also allows us to keep food waste to a minimum.

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2 years experience and have a passion for specialty coffee. Applicants should work to the highest standard, always seeking impeccable extraction for each shot and be enthusiastic to share stories and knowledge with our customers and team. This is a really exciting opportunity with plenty of room for ideas, events and collaboration and to develop leadership and management skills.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Dialling in the machine / preparing filter etc. -Tasting coffee with staff and running through notes and assisting with training where necessary.
  • Prep for any specialist coffee service.
  • Full clean down of all machinery and equipment ready to be assembled the next day.
  • Recording and reporting the recipes for that day.

Additional: Ensuring other members of staff are able to provide cover in your absence.

All staff at Greensmiths are offered regular training including; tastings for all our produce, wines, beers etc, staff outings to meet suppliers, professional development courses, entry to on site events, lunch, tea and coffee.