Passionate Head Barista for cafe in Clapham

at Abbeville Cafes

Date Posted:
07 Jan
London, GB
Head Barista
Job Type:
From 15.0
Salary Type:

We are currently looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Head Barista for our cafes in Clapham.

We’re known for being one of the best speciality coffee shops in London delivering excellent customer service, quality coffee and great food. You will also be serving our unique house-made wellness lattes and other speciality drinks. We aim to create an inclusive environment where people can learn and grow their careers in coffee and hospitality.

What skills we are looking for in a Head Barista?

The Head Barista’s role is to take full control of the day to day running of all aspects of coffee ensuring quality, consistency and high standards in all sites. To ensure coffee-related information is communicated appropriately to the staff and to be responsible for setting service benchmarks and providing training & feedback to Venue managers, baristas and staff within the team. The Head Barista will take full responsibility for all machinery, grinders and additional kit and cover minor/major repair while also liaising and co-ordinating our coffee programme with Origin Roasters. The role is vital in creating an exceptional coffee ethos based on a continuous improvement policy with an aim to provide and reiterate the most superior attainable coffee experience to our customers through a warm friendly welcome and a perfect cup with latte art.

• Have experience for 1-2+ years in speciality coffee.

• Understand how to dial in our house espresso and rotating filter coffee blends.

• Able to pour latte art in both quiet and busy periods.

• Have an outgoing personality and enjoy building a relationship with regular customers.

• Able to work calmly and quickly during busy periods.

You will be working on: La Marzocco KB 90, Marco mix 3 temp font, Bunn ICB batch brewer, EK43s, Mythos 1, Puqpress M1 Origin Roasters

What we offer:

The opportunity to advance your career and learn directly from the business owners, having 15+ years in the industry Coffee training provided by the best baristas in the industry Support to compete in barista competitions Access to wellness events, workshops organised within the cafe and outside Variety of healthy staff meals on offer paid breaks. Opportunity to help with the new openings, events/retreats within the UK and abroad 50% Discount on retail products 25% Discount at every business within the company ( 8 branches: varying from cafe to wine bar) Referral scheme: £200 if you introduce the new member of a team that will pass 3 month probation period

Hours of work vary but current operational hours are from 7 am till 5 pm

Immediate start Wage negotiable based on expertise

Apply here or via email joanna