Platform22 Barista / shop assistant job
April 9, 2015
We are looking for an experienced barista with an outgoing and engaging personality to work in our increasingly busy coffee shop and licensed bistro. You will be aged over 18, have experience in the use of a commercial coffee machine and be able to produce the standard range of coffees as well as being able to prepare our selection of speciality coffees, teas, hot chocolates, shakes, smoothies and iced teas. We prepare most of our menu in-house and you should have a good palate and an enthusiasm for Scottish fish, meat, charcuterie and cheese. You will be required to “plate-up” and present dishes in a professional manner, initially under the guidance of our manager/chef. Experience in the serving of alcoholic beverages and cocktail making would be an advantage, but training will be given as required. It is essential that you have an bright and cheery disposition as you will be responsible for welcoming customers, dealing with their requirements and ensuring that their expectations are met, if not exceeded! It is expected that you will be smartly dressed, presentable and a non-smoker; you will be expected to conform to our dress/hygiene code and wear uniform if required. You will be working as part of a small close-knit team and your reliability as well as flexibility will be paramount in the development of our reputation for quality and service.
Hours of work: Friday, Saturday, Monday: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm and Sunday 11:30 am to 5 pm, (30 hrs total)
Wages: by negotiation according to experience.
Applications should include a CV, 2 references and covering letter, and can be submitted by email or by post to 22 Station Road, Torphins, AB31 4JF. Closing date for applications: 18th April 2015