Barista

at Soto Coffee

Date Posted:
22 May
Location:
London, GB
Position:
Barista
Job Type:
Part-time
Salary:
13.15 - 13.7
Salary Type:
Hourly

Join Our Team at Soto Coffee!

Location: Soto Coffee, Caledonian Road, London

Positions Available: Part-Time Barista (2 Positions)

About Soto Coffee:

We are Soto Coffee, a new independent coffee shop on Caledonian Road specialising in single-origin Colombian coffee. Our aim is to create a sense of community and elevate coffee culture within a welcoming space.

Role Description:

Join us as a part-time barista, where you will become the ambassador of our brand. Your role will involve:

  • Dialling in the grinder and espresso machine daily to maintain our standard of excellence and ensure every cup of coffee is brewed to perfection.
  • Preparing espresso using precise ratios and methods.
  • Preparing non-coffee and speciality drinks on our menu e.g. matcha, chai, hot chocolate.
  • Engaging with our customers to provide knowledgeable recommendations and insights into our coffee’s unique characteristics and origins.
  • Serving pastries and baked goods to our customers.
  • Keeping the coffee shop tidy and sanitary, including the workspaces and customer areas.
  • Assisting with stock control and the ordering of supplies to ensure the coffee shop runs smoothly.
  • Acting as an ambassador for Soto Coffee, embodying our values and commitment to quality in every interaction.

Requirements - About You:

To thrive at Soto Coffee, you will need to:

  • Approach your work with a can-do attitude, staying calm and collected under pressure.
  • Previous experience working in speciality coffee shops.
  • Possess knowledge of speciality coffee, including all relevant brewing techniques.
  • Have a sharp eye for details, able to easily spot and correct anomalies and mistakes.
  • Exhibit outstanding customer-facing skills, making every interaction count.
  • Be highly organised and efficient, especially when the coffee shop becomes busy.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, articulating menu details and answering customer queries with confidence.
  • Comfortably work both independently and as part of our team, aligning with our core values and business objectives.
  • Have the ability to teach others, and share knowledge and techniques effectively.

Growth Opportunities:

We are dedicated to the professional growth of our team. As part of this, we are actively organising barista training and workshops to enhance your expertise and skills. As Soto Coffee expands, opportunities for advancement to managerial roles will also become available.

Benefits:

  • Complimentary pastries during your shifts.
  • A dynamic and supportive environment, perfect for growing your career in the coffee industry.