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Company: La Cocina VA
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

BackgroundAt La Cocina VA, we believe that by using the power of food we can generate opportunities for social and economic change. We are a nonprofit organization providing culinary job training and food assistance to residents of low-income communities, and catering services to the public and private sector. With our recent move to a new facility, we have also added services through our SmallBusiness Incubator, Cafe, and Recreational Cooking Program. These revenue generators help us continue impacting the communities we serve in unique and sustainable ways.Cafe Team Member ProfileThe Cashier/Barista is a friendly individual with a positive demeanor and the ability to responsively serve customers to create a great experience for all guests. This individual must have excellent customer service skills, take orders, process payments, and prepare foods and drinks to the standards of the Caf--'s management. Additionally, this individual acts on behalf of Shared Kitchen (SK) clients who sell their products through the Caf-- FOH, so as to enhance the overall guest experience.Cafe Team Member Duties and ResponsibilitiesCashier--- Takes customer orders and processes payments.--- Develops menu knowledge to make menu recommendations and answer customer questions.--- Packages orders and calls customers forward for pick-up from the bar.--- Maintains a clean front of house by cleaning tabletops after customer use and reeling condiments/utensils as needed.--- Willing to meet customer requests for additional items like cutlery and napkins.--- Coordinates with and assists colleagues to meet guest needs and support Cafe operations.--- Develops menu knowledge of SK businesses and answers questions about their products.--- Takes orders for SK customers and rings in to their separate POS terminals.--- Efficiently distributes orders to SK customers as they are brought to the FOH from the kitchen.Barista & Bartender--- Prepares beverages including cofees, teas and alcoholic beverages according to menu standards.--- Appropriately refrigerates and warms food items for service.--- Maintains inventory of bottled beverages and bakery items.Cafe Team Member Qualifications--- Experience working with POS systems and cash handling--- At least 1 year working as a Cashier/Barista in the foodservice industry--- RSVP Training Certification and/or ServSafe Alcohol Training Certification required--- High school diploma or G.E.D.--- Must be 21 years or older--- Bilingual (English & Spanish) desired but not required--- Able to lift up to 50 pounds comfortably--- Able to be on your feet for duration of work shiftJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: From $15.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k) matching* Employee discount* Paid time offRestaurant type:* Bar* Caf--* Coffee shop* Fast casual restaurantShift:* Day shift* Evening shift* Night shiftWeekly day range:* Monday to Friday* Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:All employees must be fully vaccinated agains COVID-19.Experience:* Barista experience: 1 year (Preferred)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: La Cocina VA, Arlington , Cashier/Host, Hospitality & Tourism , Arlington, Virginia

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