Kiss the Hippo is an ambitious specialty coffee shop & roastery with a flagship store in Richmond. We are passionate about quality, customer service and responsible sourcing. This is a great opportunity for talented and passionate baristas with a willingness to learn. We are looking for people who want to join a dynamic team working in a professional environment with cutting-edge equipment. Are you interested in getting to play with Kees van der Westen, Mahlkonig, Victoria Arduino, Marco and Acaia gear? We will actively encourage and support development through internal competitions and training and regularly hold cupping and sensory workshops.
The right applicant will be expected to:
Have at least one year of experience working in specialty coffee Demonstrate excellent latte art skills Possess a willingness to learn Maintain a professional attitude Be committed to professional development Work as part of a team to deliver impeccably prepared coffee and exceptional customer service Demonstrate an excellent knowledge of espresso assessment and quality control Be comfortable dialling in espresso Demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of brew ratios, grinder adjustment and temperature Work quickly, efficiently, and calmly under continuous pressure Be comfortable talking about coffee Demonstrate good sensory skills
9-week FREE barista training, SCA accreditation, part-time work placement and support getting a job.
You can apply if you are:
• Over 18
• Not in training
• Not in eductation
• Have the right to work in the UK
• Actively looking for work