Hood Famous Cafe + Bar (Chinatown-International District) is seeking enthusiastic and experienced full-time and part-time Barista/Counter Staff members to join our team. This position staffs the counter in our Chinatown-International District retail location and is responsible for providing great service and good vibes during every shift. They will ring up customers, take orders, provide information about our desserts and company, make coffee and other specialized drinks, support food prep and baking, and most importantly provide exceptional hospitality.
Our ideal candidate is reliable, possesses strong verbal/written communication skills and works well in a busy environment alongside a small team. As our company continues to grow, we are seeking creative, passionate, and loyal individuals to be a part of our team. Familiarity with the Chinatown-International District neighborhood and/or Filipino flavors is a plus.
To be considered for this position you must:
Have a genuine desire to help people
Listen and communicate effectively
Have a flexible schedule and must be able to work weekends
Must be 18+ years or older
Must hold valid food handler’s permit
Must obtain your MAST Permit
Barista and/or previous food service experience required
Time-management, prioritization and organization in a fast-paced environment
Excellent teamwork ethic, problem-solving skills, and strong attention to detail
Flexible schedule and must be able to work weekends
Ability to lift 30lbs on a regular basis
Ability to stand on your feet for 5+ hours
Deliver exceptional service
Possess strong communication skills to be able to:
Make appropriate menu suggestions
Take customer orders and operate Point Of Sale and cash handling procedures accurately
Demonstrate knowledge of relevant products and services
Drinks, Baking, and Food Prep
Prepare hot and cold drinks in accordance with customers needs
Stock and take inventory of ingredients
Light baking (cookies)
Help prep, plate, and serve cooked foods (i.e. waffles, re-heat quiches, etc)
Bakery and Cafe Maintenance
Keep retail displays stocked and stylized with goods and merchandise
Wash trays and other dishes throughout shift
Maintain a clean and safe environment: wipe down surfaces, sweep, etc
Follow health, safety, and sanitation guidelines
Follow opening and closing procedures
Other duties as assigned
Share Hood Famous Bakeshop’s history and recent/upcoming news
Educate customers on ingredients and flavor profiles
Direct customers to the different services we offer and how to reach us
Hourly; base pay $12-$15 per hour (DOE) + tips. Average pay $18-$20 per hour with tips.
Health, vision, and dental insurance for full-time employees (32 hours per week)
Monthly in-store food and beverage credit and discounts on merchandise
We pride ourselves on being a fun and easy-going workplace, but at times this job, like any in a growing small business, can be unpredictable and sometimes stressful. We are looking for someone who can adapt well to different situations. Good time management skills and positive attitudes, while working independently and alongside a team, are a must.
Applications via email will be not be accepted
Position open until filled
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Hood Famous Cafe + Bar
504 5th Avenue S, Suite 107A
Seattle, WA 98104
Hood Famous Bakeshop is a small Seattle bakery with a big heart and a big appetite! We specialize in desserts featuring Filipino and Asian-Pacific flavors and are best known for our cheesecakes including our flagship ube cheesecake. We sell our desserts in our bakeshop, wholesale in grocery stores, and cater events.
Follow us at @hoodfamousbakeshop
Hood Famous Bakeshop is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.