Now Hiring: Host / Barista

The Host/Barista is the “face of Timber.” They will greet customers, answer their questions, take orders, process payments and prepare and serve food and drinks. They will maintain a clean and well-stocked workspace and dining area, update displays and continuously expand their knowledge of food and beverage quality controls, preparation methods, and presentation.

Barista Responsibilities

  • Welcoming customers, informing them about specials or new items, answering questions, and accepting orders and payments
  • Preparing foods, such as sandwiches or baked goods, brewing coffee and tea, operating espresso machine, making specialty drinks and serving items to customers
  • Packaging food and beverages for sale
  • Using selling skills to highlight the differences between items and educating customers about Timber/Home Hardware services and products
  • Cleaning and restocking work and dining areas, emptying trash, and sanitizing equipment and utensils
  • Learning about brewing methods, beverage blends, food preparation, and presentation techniques to improve food quality
  • Updating signage and displays to attract customers
  • Taking inventory and replenishing items in display cases, at tables, or behind the counter
  • Adhering to all food safety regulations and quality controls

Barista Requirements

  • Experience in food and beverage preparation and customer service preferred or the ability to learn quickly to run equipment and cash till
  • Training and willingness to continue learning about food and beverage preparation.
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills
  • Ability to walk, bend, and stand for extended periods
  • A polite, engaging personality; positive, friendly, knowledgeable, and ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Commitment to customer satisfaction and service excellence
  • Willingness to work as part of a high-energy, efficient team in a fast-paced environment