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Barista – Winston-Salem, NC

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Reports to: Footnote Manager
Department: Footnote

Position Summary: Greet customers; takes coffee/drink orders and prepare and serve a variety of pastries, snacks, etc. Promote coffee consumption by educating customers and explaining differences in coffee and coffee preparation.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Greet customers upon their arrival and departure of the establishment
  • Provide helpful suggestions to customers with regards to coffee and bar menu
  • Communicate with patrons and staff conveying specials and promotions.
  • Prepare and sell coffee and drink menu items by following prescribed recipes and preparation techniques
  • Maintain inventories by replenishing coffee and alcohol supply; stocking brewing equipment; maintaining supplies
  • Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol
  • Serve draft beer, bottled beer, wine and liquor according to procedure/recipe and specifications
  • Collect payments and operates cash registers for menu items served following company established cash handling policies and procedures for all transactions
  • Interact with guests to build loyalty and deliver exceptional customer service
  • Clean bars, work areas, and tables as required and assist with the overall cleanliness
  • Execute the accurate and efficient completion of opening and/or closing procedures
  • Respond to and practice responsible serving of alcohol beverages.
  • Adhere to all company safety and sanitation policies and procedures
  • Other duties as required

Position Qualifications:

  • Previous bartending and/or barista experience
  • Strong communications skills
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Self-driven and good at prioritizing time
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Strong communications skills

Essential Physical Functions:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Activity

  • • Carrying • Writing • Bending • Stooping • Grasping
  • • Standing • Twisting • Sitting • Lifting • Walking
  • • Kneeling • Reaching overhead • Crouching
  • • Communicating with customers and co-workers

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting/pulling/pushing up to 55 pounds on occasion
  • Working on your feet for over several hours a day
  • Working with hazardous materials when cleaning
  • Must have depth perception and be able to distinguish basic colors

Visual/Audible Acuity Requirements

  • Must be able to see and hear clearly
  • Must be able to read and distinguish small print.

Key Competencies:

  • Service Orientation
  • Attention to detail
  • Judgment
  • Decision making

Foothills Brewing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.