Head Barista/Coffee Shop Manager

at The Rick Stein Group

Date Posted:
02 Jun
Padstow, GB
Café Manager
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We are looking for a Head Barista to lead our new coffee shop in Padstow.

The emphasis is on quality coffee, supported by coffee expert Tom Sobey and his company Origin.

Our specialist coffee shop sells Da bara pastries, quality soft serve ice cream, sandwiches and toasties.

Our approach to coffee is exactly the same as our approach to food and service in our restaurants – exceptional quality with outstanding attention to detail, because every cup has to be perfect.

The atmosphere is relaxed and modern, well designed with an independent feel. Great lengths are taken treating the coffee in the best possible way from sourcing the right beans, grinding, and brewing.

As Head Barista and the leader of our coffee shop team you will have excellent coffee skills and knowledge, always delivering exceptional customer service with outstanding attention to detail. You’ll have thorough knowledge of Origin’s coffee, procedures and standards and will always be looking for opportunities to make improvements.

What you will be getting up to -

  • Maintaining an informed and enthusiastic approach to communicating our love of specialty coffee to our customers.

  • Looking after and developing a small team.

  • Demonstrating excellent latte art skills, outstanding filter knowledge and a range of brew techniques.

  • Preparing and making coffees, teas and hot drinks for sit-in and take-away customers, whilst also being involved in food preparation and service where appropriate, adhering to company systems and procedures.

  • Opening up and closing down, cleaning down of machines at the end of shift and ensuring the premises is well presented for opening.

  • Sustaining exceptional level of cleanliness and hygiene.

  • Completing any other duties as reasonably required and delegating to the team

  • Key Skills Knowledge of specialty coffee - from both Origin and the greater speciality coffee industry as a whole.

  • Excellent understanding of day-to-day operations and upkeep of coffee machinery and equipment.

  • Ability to achieve deliver timely service for customers

Please note, due to the current accommodation situation in Cornwall, we are only accepting applications from people who already live within a commutable distance from Padstow or are already in the process of relocating.