Barista
HAUTE COFFEE
Job Overview
1 Canal Park, Cambridge, MA 02141
Job Description

Haute Coffee is an upscale specialty coffee shop and cafe located on First Street in East Cambridge, just steps from the Lechmere T. We are currently seeking Baristas with at least one-year specialty coffee-making experience. The best person for this position will have experience with a manual espresso machine (such as La Marzocco), is adept at preparing the perfect micro-foam, and able to share coffee-knowledge with customers.

We are a single-roaster cafe with an extensive lunch and breakfast menu - all items are seasonally-inspired/scratch-made/in-house, including scrumptious baked goods. Our beans are from Counter Culture, one of most conscientious sourcers and finest roasters in the country - through our partnership with them our staff has access to their in-depth coffee education program.

Come join a growing company that will help you hone your craft and empower you as a coffee professional. Work with an innovative team of true crafters and coffee lovers who constantly reach for the creative pleasure of making that perfect espresso drink, or a new twist on latte art. Haute offers above industry standard compensation for the right candidate. Get to know us on Instagram and www.myhautecoffee.com

What we require:

  • Experience with the preparation of individually brewed coffee and all sorts of espresso. drinks, ability to produce quality foam, basic foam-art, and pour-over coffees.
  • Experience with the execution of high-paced cafe service, providing superb customer service, attention to detail when it comes to taking orders, good cash handling and register practices.
  • Experience with cleaning and maintenance of the espresso machine and coffee-making equipment.
  • Superb customer service - enjoy establishing rapport and educating customers on various coffee beans, roasts, and preparations; and making informed suggestions to help them explore and try new coffee drinks and other menu items.
  • Ability to take initiative, think ahead about what needs to be done, work flexibly and communicate well with your team.
  • Punctuality and dependability, an upbeat and collaborative attitude, and professionalism are essential.

For consideration: Please include a short introduction that tells us what you are looking for and why you are interested in this position, along with a short resume that tells us a bit about your coffee-making experience. We'd love to meet with you.

Full-time and Part-time positions available.


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About HAUTE COFFEE
We grind and brew each cup made to order and our coffee never sits. You can order a cup of freshly ground and freshly poured black coffee, or an individualized shot of espresso, or a flavored latte with house made syrup - we've got it all. Our baristas perform frequent quality control checks to ensure our espresso is perfectly dialed in and fresh throughout the day. We proudly serve Counter Culture Coffee at both our locations. Whatever your coffee or dietary needs, just let our baristas know, and we'll make you an incredible cup.
HAUTE COFFEE uses Homebase to manage their team with employee scheduling, timesheets, and applicant tracking.