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Barista

Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan

Job Type

Winter And Summer

Requirements

  1. Customer Service Skills: Baristas must have excellent customer service skills to interact with customers in a friendly and professional manner, take orders accurately, and address any concerns or questions.

  2. Knowledge of Coffee: A good understanding of coffee types, brewing methods, and espresso-based beverages is essential. Baristas should be able to prepare a variety of coffee drinks to meet customer preferences.

  3. Attention to Detail: Baristas need to pay attention to detail when preparing drinks, ensuring that each beverage is made according to the customer's specifications and meets quality standards.

  4. Ability to Work in a Fast-Paced Environment: Coffee shops can be busy, especially during peak hours, so baristas must be able to work efficiently under pressure and handle multiple orders at once.

  5. Teamwork: Baristas often work as part of a team, so the ability to collaborate with coworkers to ensure smooth operations is important.

  6. Basic Math Skills: Baristas need basic math skills for tasks such as processing transactions, handling cash, and making change.

  7. Good Communication Skills: Effective communication with coworkers, particularly during busy periods, is essential for coordinating drink orders and maintaining a well-organized workspace.

  8. Flexibility: Baristas should be flexible with their schedule, as coffee shops may have early morning, evening, and weekend hours.

  9. Physical Stamina: The job can be physically demanding, requiring standing for long periods, lifting bags of coffee beans, and operating equipment such as espresso machines and grinders.

  10. Hygiene and Food Safety: Baristas must follow proper hygiene and food safety practices to maintain a clean and sanitary workspace and ensure the safety of customers.

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