BACK OF THE HOUSE/KITCHEN EXPERIENCE ABSOLUTELY REQUIRED
Gaia is looking for our next full time CafÃ© Employee that can flex between the front and back of the house. We have a fast-paced environment and a desire to provide excellent service with an eye for detail. If you are seeking great benefits, awesome hours (Monday - Friday 7am to 3pm, NO WEEKENDS!), 401K and paid holiday time off, then this is the job for you!
This person is responsible for participating in all aspects of running a smooth operating cafÃ©, has a strong work ethic and a commitment to timeliness and attendance. You are extremely personable, enthusiastic, a team player and incredibly dependable and flexible. You work well with others and enjoy high standards alongside of coworkers and for the customer. You adhere to grooming and appearance standards consistently. You have a passion for organic, local and sustainable food.
It's a unique position where every customer is a regular, and you will be a part of Gaias mission to empower the evolution of consciousness with your conscious attention to detailed service in the cafÃ©.
Responsibilities and duties -
Front of the house:
Greeting customers and owners warmly with an appropriate greeting
Run the cash register, receive and process customer payments
Provide barista services: prepare or serve hot or cold beverages, such as coffee, espresso drinks, blended coffees, or teas
Tidy and clean the front-end areas
Prepare the front of the house for breakfast and lunch
Clean service of seating areas
Deliver food items within the building
Describe menu items to customers or suggest products that might appeal to them
Provide customers with product details, such as coffee blend or preparation descriptions.
Back of the house:
Assist the Executive and Sous Chefs in the daily operations of the kitchen, including cooking and preparing all menu items in accordance to standards set by the Chef
Maintain order and discipline in the kitchen during working hours
Stocking and maintaining sufficient levels of food on the line
Make sure the hygiene and food safety standards are met in all stages of food preparation- from ingredients to the finished dish
Make sure that the professional equipment is in good working condition and provide early warning of any malfunction before possible impact on the staff or the clients
Ability to lift 30-40 pounds and be on your feet for a few hours at a time
Clean or sanitize work areas, utensils, or equipment
Check temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, or heating equipment to ensure proper functioning
Order, receive, or stock supplies or retail products
Serve prepared foods, such as muffins, biscotti, bagels or cookies
Assisting with special events as needed.
Adheres to weekly/monthly cleaning schedules as posted by management
Skills and Qualifications
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
Excellent customer service and an outstanding customer service attitude
Must be able to multitask, organize and maintain a welcoming attitude
Prior cashiering experience
Basic math skills
High school education or equivalent required
2 years of food service experience required
English fluency required
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and other MS Window operations preferred
Serve Safe certifications preferred
About Gaia, Inc.
As the worlds largest subscription video on-demand (SVOD) provider of transformational media, dedicated to empowering you in body, mind and spirit, we have a unique opportunity to drive meaningful change in our world through streaming content that awakens and transforms.
Gaia is an innovative compilation of individuals each contributing to a greater goal our subscribers path to greater consciousness. As a CafÃ© staff for Gaia you would spend your work days in a beautifully constructed building where people participate in staff yoga classes, meditation, work out in our onsite state of the art gym, take their meals outside when the weather permits, and enjoy good food and drinks together.
In order to be eligible for this position you must be able to work in our office in Louisville, Colorado.
US citizenship or an existing work visa is required.
This role will be eligible to participate in Gaias benefit programs, including preventative coverage; as well as dental, vision, 401K, life insurance and more.
Please send a written introduction of yourself and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.