Weekend Barista

at Potter & Reid Ltd

Date Posted:
26 Mar
London, GB
Job Type:
12.0 - 13.5
Salary Type:

Join Our Team at Potter & Reid We are looking for an experienced part time barista with a genuine love for coffee, food and community to join our small team on Sundays with the potential for additional days.

About Us: Potter & Reid is a busy independent café nestled on Toynbee Street in Shoreditch. We believe cafes should be more than just a place to grab a coffee, they’re spaces for fostering connections, building friendships, and nurturing a sense of community. We’re dedicated to creating an environment where every customer and team member feels like they belong and share our enthusiasm for hospitality. We serve a breakfast and lunch menu that changes weekly with a focus on seasonal and sustainable products. We serve Allpress Coffee as our main espresso blend and we guest international roasters for filter and retail coffee. We have a Linea PB with a Mahlkonig E65S and a Puq Press.

Role Overview: As a Barista, your responsibilities will encompass various aspects of café operations, including opening and closing procedures, coffee preparation of course, ensuring smooth front-of-house service, and most importantly, making sure our customers have the best time. This role is a weekend position with the possibility of additional weekday and event shifts.

Key Responsibilities: Facilitate the opening and closing of the café. Prepare high quality espresso-based drinks with Allpress Espresso and a seasonal rotation of single origin filter coffees. Maintain exceptional front-of-house service, ensuring customers feel welcomed and cared for. Uphold the café’s commitment to quality and consistency in both coffee and food. Collaborate with the team to create a sense of community and warmth within the café. Offer genuine recommendations to customers based on their preferences.

What We Offer: The chance to expand your skills and grow professionally. In-depth training and full transparency into café operations. A team-driven environment where hard work and customer care are highly valued. A place where your input and ideas will always be valued and encouraged As much coffee as you can drink Daily Lunch Wine and provisions discounts Tips

Experience: Minimum 1 years specialty coffee and front-of-house service experience. High quality standards and attention to detail A good understanding of the fundamentals of coffee preparation including filter brewing Willingness to learn and contribute to the café’s success. Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.

We would love to hear from you. Send us your CV and a Covering Letter explaining why you’re the right fit for the role.