Head Barista

at Brunswick East

Date Posted:
16 May
London, GB
Head Barista
Job Type:
From 27000.0
Salary Type:

Brunswick East Bakehouse is looking for a dedicated and craft driven Head Barista to join our team.

Founded by two Australian sisters, Brunswick East Dalston and our Hackney Downs Bakehouse are neighbourhood favourites with big reputations for delivering top notch coffee, brunch and all things sourdough and baked carbohydrates.

When it comes to speciality coffee, we are fastidious in our approach, working with great equipment including a Black Eagle and EK65S.

Coffee shop banter and the art of conversation are what we are known for and forms part of our dedication not only to serve exceptional coffee each and every time but to serve it with the charm and enthusiasm you’d expect from your favourite local cafe.

Sustainability and reducing waste is very important to us too, and influences our seasonal food and drinks menu, using produce grown from our onsite Sky Farm to deliver sustainable menu items.

Working with a wonderful team, excellent equipment this is a great opportunity for the right human to join a committed and forward thinking team.


  • Being a dedicated speciality coffee enthusiast
  • Quality control of all beverages
  • Training and development of barista team
  • Ensuring excellent customer service at all times
  • Sourcing guest coffees from exciting roasters
  • Developing seasonal drinks offerings including juices & cocktails
  • Equipment management & maintenance
  • Maintain & promote health & safety values
  • Coffee & coffee related stock management
  • End of month stock levels input


  • A passion for quality coffee
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a senior barista in speciality coffee
  • Be a personal fit: Engaging personality with honesty and straightforwardness
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Willingness to always go the extra mile for our customers
  • Ability to lead, coach and develop a team
  • Clear understanding of milk texturising, brew ratios and extraction
  • Can produce a range of latte art


  • Competitive salary
  • 28 day’s holiday pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible Hours
  • No evening shifts
  • Staff meal provided
  • Free coffees all day long
  • Fun, open and inclusive workplace environment

We are a growing team of driven team members, if you feel you have the dedication and enthusiasm we’re looking for and are ready to grow with us, we’d love to hear from you.

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