Barista The Castle Cafe

Date posted: 15 Apr 2021

  • Location: The Castle Cafe Blackrock Castle, Blackrock, Cork
  • Contact info: +353 21 4357911 ·
  • Employment type: Full-time

Join our team as a barista at The Castle Café!
The Castle is a family friendly café and restaurant located in the grounds of the stunning and historic Blackrock Castle.. Our kitchen uses the best local ingredients to create delicious dishes for our guests and even have our own greenhouse for produce.  Our bar serves a wide range of drinks including our own brewed beer and our own coffee blend alongside selected wines & delicious cocktails. We provide great value in an unforgettable setting with friendly service always.

  • Your average day will include:
  • Being an enthusiastic & friendly team player whilst serving our guests.
  • Making recommendations to our guests to enhance their experience in the restaurant.
  • Consistently meeting & aiming to exceed guest expectations.
  • Pouring and serving a wide array of drinks both on- and off-menu.
  • Using your awesome barista skills.
  • Accurately plating & preparing desserts & snacks.
  • Setting up/Closing down the bar to procedural standards.
  • Responding quickly to requests from guests, colleagues & managers whilst being accurate & approachable.
  • Maintaining a professional image at all times.
  • Keeping your workspace clean, organised & sanitised throughout your shift.
  • Following procedures as laid out by manager and in training.
  • Passover to colleague on following shift.

Successful Candidates:

  • Have 2 years experience in a similar fast-paced and professional hospitality environment.
  • Have solid product knowledge & passion for beer, mixology and wines.
  • Are self-motivated, yet willing to ask for help when needed.
  • Are able to follow procedures, and offer ideas for any improvements.
  • Are passionate about providing excellent customer service.
  • Are fully eligible to work in Ireland as per current Irish Immigration Laws.
  • Have proficiency in English.
  • Are able to work evenings, weekends & holidays.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and are effective team players
  • Pay strong attention to detail.

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us at the contact details listed above or on our social media channels!

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