ABOUT FRESH CITY FARMS
Fresh City creates a better life through food. Founded in 2011, we are an urban farm and retailer of seasonal, sustainable and organic fresh food. Each day we make and bake exceptionally sourced meals, salads, snacks, breads, pastries and breakfasts from scratch. We operate two sister brands including Mabel’s Bakery, a popular bakery producing artisan breads and pastries and The Healthy Butcher, a pioneer in organic and 100% grass-fed beef. We farm in Downsview Park, where we also operate a farmer incubator program, as well as at Baka. We have eight retail locations between our three brands and deliver to thousands of homes each week throughout the Greater Toronto Area.
We are seeking a Barista for our new flagship Fresh City Farm Store. The right candidate needs to be passionate about coffee and have the customer skills to match. At Fresh City we are passionate about local, quality ingredients and delivering an exceptional service and wow factor always.
We like to work hard in a fast paced environment and enjoy the work we do, you will be joining a group of passionate individuals who really care about the products they sell. If this sounds like you we would like to hear from you!
The Barista provides customers with excellent service and efficiently prepares high quality coffees and other beverages. Baristas take drink orders, serve beverages, and collect money. Baristas fill drink orders placed by customers. The barista arranges ingredients, and dairy products, washes glasses, and cleans the coffee bar. Baristas stock the bar by bringing coffee beans, teas, flavoring ingredients, and other cafe supplies to the coffee bar. The barista is tasked with ensuring the general cleanliness of the café and other duties as required.
Deliver exceptional coffee and tea product offering, ensuring the wow factor of our coffee is always delivered.
Communicate and deliver a 5 star customer service standard always.
Maintain coffee and tea Menu, and ensure product availability at all times.
Prepare coffee and tea beverages in a sanitary and accurate manner.
Operate cash/ POS station as required.
Prepare peripheral products, such as pastries, soda and water service
Ensure that customers are correctly charged and take payment in accordance with established procedures and protocol
Minimum 1 year of Barista experience
Excellent knowledge of coffee and tea recipes.
Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including days, nights, weekends and holidays.
Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills.
Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
Exposure to extremely hot and extremely cold liquids.
Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer, tablet and peripherals.
Ability to lift up to 50lbs as required.
Fresh City is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all applicants regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, and Indigenous status. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.