• Union Square Cafe
  • $31,510.00 -49,030.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Hospitality - Food Services
  • Full-Time
  • 112 E 12th St


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Are you hungry to achieve excellence?
Are you seeking the tools to realize the highest version of you ?
Do you seek a career path which promotes upward mobility?
If so, apply for our Barista position today!

Union Square Cafe is seeking a Barista to be an ambassador for our mission: To be the place in New York City where Going out, feels like coming home . A Barista at Union Square Cafe will excel at applying empathy to every guest they care for so they may create and maintain our guest s loyalty, while ranking their teammate s needs even higher. A Union Square Cafe Barista will be an expert at supporting and facilitating the steps of service in order to produce some of the finest coffee found in New York at this fast-paced, multi-faceted, neighborhood cafe. This position actively embodies, inspires, & elevates USHG s Family Values of Hospitality, Excellence, Entrepreneurial Spirit and Integrity.

Service periods will include Lunch, Brunch, and Dinner

Candidate Capabilities:
Maintain an understanding of the proper steps of service required of all FOH service positions
Maintain mental athleticism for coordination with server and support team alike to ensure seamlessness of service
Strong communication and listening skills to effectively deliver accurate messaging to both guests and teammates
Have a professional knowledge base of coffee
Can pull an outstanding shot and know what to do with it within the frame work of technical barista acumen.
Have the desire to build a base knowledge and understanding of classic cookery, wine, beer, and cocktails
Menu and beverage knowledge is kept current as menus evolve
Have a general knowledge and understanding of Department of Health (DOH) food safety standards
Derives pleasure from providing hospitality

The Ideal Candidate will possess:
Excellent Emotional Self Awareness under pressure while maintaining a graceful, warm presence.
Curious Intelligence to continue learning in the position
Open availability and a career mentality
1 year New York City fine dining experience in a service position
1 year experience in New York City as a barista
A Culinary and/or Beverage certificate/degree

Union Square Cafe will proudly operate under Hospitality Included, USHG s non-tipping pay structure and career progression model. Hospitality Included acts to close the wage disparity between the BOH and FOH, while keeping the FOH whole. Hospitality Included provides a career progression model that activates growth levels within each position, for our team members to advance both financially and professionally.
Benefits package includes medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and matching 401K and more!
Access to USHG Career Development Counselling
Access to USHG Learning and Development Training and Enrichment opportunities

Join Union Square Cafeand begin building your path for tomorrow s growth, today!

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Associated topics: ayudante de camarero de bar, bar, beer, beverage, beverage service, cocktail, cocktail service, drink, pub bartender, tequila

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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