Barista

Who we are: 

The Lullabar is a wellness cafe for moms and caregivers to receive self-care services while the little ones are safely entertained in our play gym.

Our first location will be opening in mid-February/March 2023 at The Beacon La Costa in Carlsbad.

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

Our number one priority at The Lullabar is to ensure moms and caregivers feel welcomed and at home in our space. We are looking for experienced baristas who feel passionate and aligned with our mission to create a safe space of community and rest.

This position will report to our Operations Manager.

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome customers: Warmly greet customers and present the coffee drink menu; answering any questions. Strive to create a positive repour with children, parents, and caregivers on a consistent basis.
  • Prepare coffee and matcha drinks: Prepare and sell coffee drinks by following prescribed recipes and preparation techniques for matcha and coffee drinks, such as espresso, espresso lungo, caffe latte, and cappuccino.
  • Develop friendly relationships with customers: Get to know our customers’ names, their children’s names, and what makes them excited to be at The Lullabar. Must maintain a friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Maintains inventories: Keep track of inventory, replenish coffee bean supply; stock coffee brewing equipment; maintain supplies, pastries, and snacks for coffee bar.
  • Equipment maintenance: Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Maintain a clean environment: Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following organization standards and sanitation regulations.
  • Integrate mission and values in daily performance: Ensure that our mission, vision, objective, and values are reflected in our daily operations and team management.
  • Ensure daily cafe operations run smoothly: Assist in creating and maintaining statements of procedures (SOPs) with our operations manager.
  • Ensure procedures run effectively: Assist operations manager in maintaining and improving operations of the cafe.  

Foundational Competencies

  • Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Prioritize Effectively: Adjust priorities as necessary.
  • Emotional Intelligence: Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Effective Communication: Talking to others to convey information effectively and empathetically.
  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

Required Experience:

  • The barista role requires 2-3 years of previous experience at a busy café.

Job Details:

  • Starting hourly rate begins at $17 per hour with opportunities for an increase in the hourly rate.
  • This is a part-time position.
  • Ability to work weekend shifts, with occasional overtime at the beginning of our opening.
Job Category: Cafe
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Carlsbad

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