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Barista/Team Member
Alfalfa
2309 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA
Alfalfa hiring Barista/Team Member in Santa Monica, CA

Alfalfa hiring Barista/Team Member in Santa Monica, CA

AlfalfaMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($16.00 - $19.00) plus tips
Expired: Oct 10, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years


Job Details

Alfalfa’s mission is to inspire communities through food and experiences that fill the mind, body and soul with joy. Alfalfa believes that happiness can be achieved through bringing more balance into our lives. The casual eatery brings forward a unique and delicious menu which strikes a balance of health and indulgence, with a focus on using the highest quality ingredients. We can’t wait to share one of our thoughtfully crafted salads, fresh-baked donuts, or curated coffee and teas with our new neighbors in beautiful Santa Monica.

We are looking for naturally friendly and attentive people to fill this position. Our front of house team members are incredibly important because they will be the ones who welcome our guests and set the tone for a great customer service experience. We will challenge our front of house staff to go above and beyond in ensuring a welcoming and clean environment to each of our customers, as well as the consistent preparation of all of our delicious beverage options. We highly value any and all Barista training, but will also offer training for those who may not have as much experience. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Graciously greeting customers.
  • In depth knowledge of the beverage and food selection, to the extent you will be able to thoughtfully answer any of the customer questions. 
  • Accurately and consistently preparing all of our beverage offerings.
  • Keeping front of house and beverage work stations clean & sanitized throughout the shift.
  • Maintaining proper upkeep and care for coffee/beverage making equipment. 
  • Proper management of inventory levels, maintaining front of house stock such as cups, paper goods, etc. and communicating to front of house managers when items are running low.
  • Maintaining composure and professionalism in a fast paced work environment. 
  • Answering the store phone in a professional and courteous manner.
  • If guests are dining in, team members will deliver food & beverage to the customer’s table.
  • The completion of opening and closing checklists to ensure smooth transitions from shift to shift.
  • In depth knowledge of the front of house POS system (Toast) as well as the ability to track orders made through 3rd party food order/delivery services (Uber Eats, DoorDash, Grubhub, etc). 
  • Notifying management of any customer complaints whether made in store or through other channels such as telephone, email, etc..
  • The honest & responsible handling of all money transactions, cash or card. 
  • Carrying an up to date California Food Handler Card from an ANSI-accredited food handler program.
  • Following all local, state, federal, and company policies in regards to COVID-19 safety. 
  • Adherence to all established health, sanitation, and food & work safety practices.
  • Physical Requirements- This position will require you to be standing for the duration of your shift, withholding all state mandated break/labor requirements. Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move product, equipment and supplies up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($16.00 - $19.00) plus tips

Estimated Weekly Tips: $160

Benefits & Perks: Dining Discounts, Wellness Program


Required Skills

Hospitality Driven

Communication


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Part of Alfafa

Alfalfa’s mission is to inspire communities through food and experiences that inspire joy. Alfalfa believes that happiness can be achieved by bringing more balance into our lives. The casual eatery brings forward a unique and delicious menu which strikes a balance of health and indulgence, with a focus on salads and doughnuts, and including breakfast burritos and Intelligentsia Coffee.

Alfalfa was Founded in 2018 by childhood friends in Hoboken, NJ, and opened its second store in Santa Monica, CA in 2021. Alfalfa is a proud partner of Bring Change to Mind (BC2M), a non-profit organization with shared values of inspiring joy through its mission to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness.

Follow us on our journey to inspire joy on social @eatalfalfa