Barista/Front of House

We are looking for a Barista/Café Specialist to join our team! You will be responsible for greeting guests and clients and assisting them with their coffee and culinary needs.
Tonglen Lake Lodge is small, upscale lodge located just minutes away from Denali National Park. It is a seasonally run operation (mid-May through mid-September) of 10 guest cabins and 5 guest rooms that functions as a bed and breakfast. The café and grounds, however, are open to the public and a focal point for local artisans, community members, performers and private events. Staff includes 15-20 people.

Tonglen Lake Lodge

Job Location: Denali National Park, AK
Application Dates: 11-Jan-2019 to 01-Apr-2019
Contact: Cali Best,  [email protected]
Submission Instructions: Please email CV & Cover Letter

Job Details

We are looking for a Barista/Café Specialist to join our team! You will be responsible for greeting guests and clients and assisting them with their coffee and culinary needs. Tonglen Lake Lodge is small, upscale lodge located just minutes away from Denali National Park. It is a seasonally run operation (mid-May through mid-September) of 10 guest cabins and 5 guest rooms that functions as a bed and breakfast. The café and grounds, however, are open to the public and a focal point for local artisans, community members, performers and private events. Staff includes 15-20 people. Barista Job Responsibilities: Promotes coffee consumption by educating customers; selling coffee and coffee grinding and brewing equipment, accessories, and supplies; preparing and serving a variety of coffee drinks, along with pastries and cookies. Barista Job Duties: • Welcomes customers and determines their interests and needs. • Educates customers by presenting and explaining the menu; answering questions. • Prepares and sells coffee drinks by following prescribed recipes and preparation techniques for coffee drinks, such as, expresso, expresso lungo, caffe latte, and cappuccino. • Generates revenues by attracting new customers; defining new and expanded services and products. • Maintains inventories by replenishing supplies and stocking pastries, and cookies for coffee bar. • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs. • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following organization standards and sanitation regulations. • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes; maintaining and improving the appearance of the store and coffee bar. • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading coffee, retail trade, and food service publications; maintaining personal networks. • Enhances coffee shop reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Barista Skills and Qualifications: • Listening • Verbal Communication • Customer Focus • Customer Service • Basic Safety • People Skills • Action Oriented • Organization • Selling to Customer Needs If you are interested in joining our team in remote Alaska for a seasonal summer position, please apply! We are a unique and wonderful way to spend the summer season!

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