Barista - Peet's Coffee licensed by Lifeworks - Denver
Denver , Colorado
December 29, 2016
Overview: About Aramark
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Description: Job Summary: Responsible for the supervision, training, and management of the food service operation. Ensure that appropriate quantities of food are prepared and served.
Essential Tasks & Responsibilities:
Create a safe work environment
Manage food ordering, inventory, preparation and serving
Identify, and delegate responsibilities to the team
Optimize food costs through portion, purchasing, inventory and waste controls
Create and maintain operations records like inventory, food costs, delivery receiving, and employee scheduling
Ensure the cleanliness of all areas of the cafe
Recruit, interview and hire qualified applicants
Lead, manage, develop, coach and evaluate staff
Ensure all team members maintain the highest level of guest service
Interface with client representatives to fulfil catering and engagement event needs

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a positive attitude and smile and be polite with customers
  • Greet customers as they approach the cash register
  • Take the customer's order and prepare the order according to recipe and customer requests
  • Must have knowledge of menu items and recipes to effectively service the customer
  • Effectively and efficiently complete the financial transaction
  • Maintain the balance of the cash drawer at all times
  • Distribute and post marketing materials as required
  • Maintain daily temperature logs
  • Proper use of station machinery and equipment
  • Ability to understand and follow directions given by management
  • Maintain a neat and clean beverage station and a presentable work area
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, up to 6 hours
  • Ability to lift up to 25lbs and frequently lift, push, pull, or carry up to 30 lbs
  • Ability to walk or stand for extended time periods, up to 6 hours
  • Involves repetitive motion
  • Involves working with chemicals, heated equipment, steam and at other risk conditions
  • Assist management team with administrative functions and daily food prep during down times
Additional Job Functions:
  • Work in other areas and departments as necessary
  • Completion of any task requested by a supervisor or member of the Aramark management team.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently
  • Posses good time management with daily tasks required by the management team
  • Math skills for counting money and providing correct change
  • Knowledge of running a cash register, and credit card machine transactions
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in the food service industry or as a barista (smoothie) food service worker
  • Great customer service skills
Must read, write, and understand verbal instructions
Must complete a sanitation course either before or during first year as a lead
Ability to perform basic arithmetic
Maintain emotional control under stress
Ability to resolve interpersonal situations
Strong organizational skills

Minimum Education/Certification
High School Diploma/GED

Work Environment: Front-of-house barista station. Occasionally requires the ability to work in the kitchen area and possible interaction with hot food items, heated equipment, steam, noise and other at risk conditions. Involves repetitive motion.

A little about us:
At Aramark, we believe that each of our employees can play an important role in creating the great experiences that become lasting memories.

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