Head Barista

at Cafe Babka

Date Posted:
24 Jan
London, GB
Job Type:
Dependent on Experience, Competitive
Salary Type:

Barista – Café Babka, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury London We’re looking for 2 experienced baristas for our beautiful café in Bloomsbury. The look and feel of the café is reminiscent of the 1920s café culture of Vienna and Berlin with a twist of mid-century Italian decoration. We serve premium single estate coffee and excellent teas as well as the incredible babka cake from which the café takes its name, all in a beautiful townhouse with jaw dropping views of the British Museum. The café has a very relaxed and welcoming vibe and we want to continue to grow our reputation for excellent customer service and amazing coffee. We operate a La Marzocco FB80 with Mythos and EK grinders as well as a Marco brewer for our drip coffee. We are looking for people with great enthusiasm to serve our existing house blend as well as working to develop new recipes. A passion for providing an amazing customer experience as well as the ability to make great coffee is key! Requirements • Meticulous attention to detail with a passion for coffee and with impeccable taste. We want to maintain our existing coffee offering as well as develop guest blends and interesting recipes to complement our food offering. • Ensuring quality and consistency of the food menu with an interest in developing seasonal items and catering for those with vegan, vegetarian and food intolerance / allergies • Ensuring that the customer experience is always top notch – the kind of place you would be excited to visit • Managing till reconciliation, cashing-up and the float and banking cash. • Maintaining Health and Safety compliance, and Food Hygiene Benefits: The opportunity to curate and manage the perfect coffee and food offering in one of the most beautiful parts of London in a recently opened café! Competitive Salary plus bonus (target linked) Flexible working hours (around 38-45 per week) 28-days holiday inc. bank holidays Personal development with a key involvement in developing and managing the use of the rest of the building for arts related events and meet-ups. Extensive training with Union Roasters. Please send a CV and a covering email to danny@cafebabka.com for further info and to arrange to pop in for a chat