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Barista - The Abu Dhabi EDITION

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Food and Beverage & Culinary


Job Description

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Posting Date May 08, 2018
Job Number 18000QQZ
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location The Abu Dhabi EDITION, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Brand Edition Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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EDITION Hotels combine the visionary genius of boutique hotelier Ian Schrager, the service delivery of a world-class luxury hotel, and the global reach of Marriott International to create an entirely new experience in the world of hospitality. Our hotels are stunning microcosms of the world's top cities, featuring the finest in dining, entertainment, nightlife, and service to create an enchanting experience that makes your spirit soar!


But to create this magical experience, we need you.


EDITION is hiring warm, out-going, authentically amazing people who are looking for a place to work that inspires them, challenges them and makes them proud to come to work. A place where service comes from the heart, not from a handbook. A place that delivers a never-ending theatrical performance that continuously delights and enchants each and every one of our guests.


We invite you to join us today.


Job Summary

 

Barista is primarily responsible for making and creating perfect espresso based coffees. Other responsibilities includes educating guest on drinks menu, making recommendations based on the guest preferences, up-selling special items and taking orders, flexible, should have good communication skills, customer service skills and knowledge of how brewing equipment operates.
 
CANDIDATE PROFILE 
 
Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or GED; 3 years’ experience as Barista or related professional area.
 
CORK WORK COMPETENCIES
 
Safety and Security
  • Report work related accidents, or other injuries immediately upon occurrence to manager/supervisor.
  • Follow company and department safety and security policies and procedures to ensure a clean, safe, and secure environment.
  • Use proper equipment, wear appropriate personal protective clothing (PPE), and employ correct lifting procedures, as necessary, to avoid injury.
  • Identify and correct unsafe work procedures or conditions and/or report them to management and security/safety personnel.
  • Follow policies and procedures for the safe operation and storage of tools, equipment, and machines.
  • Maintain awareness of undesirable persons on property premises.
  • Follow property specific procedures for handling emergencies (e.g., evacuations, medical emergencies, natural disasters).
     
    Policies and Procedures
  • Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.
  • Follow company and department policies and procedures.
  • Ensure uniform, nametags, and personal appearance are clean, hygienic, professional and in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Protect company tools, equipment, machines, or other assets in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
     
    Guest Relations
  • Welcome and acknowledge each guest with a smile, eye contact, and a friendly verbal greeting, using the guest's name when possible.
  • Actively listen and respond positively to guest questions, concerns, and requests using brand or property specific process (e.g., LEARN, PLEASED, Guest Response, LEAP) to resolve issues, delight, and build trust.
  • Address guests' service needs in a professional, positive, and timely manner.
  • Anticipate guests' service needs, including asking questions of guests to better understand their needs and watching/listening to guest preferences and acting on them whenever possible.
  • Thank guests with genuine appreciation and provide a fond farewell.
  • Provide assistance to individuals with disabilities, including assisting visually, hearing, or physically-impaired individuals within guidelines (e.g., escorting them when requested, using words to explain actions, writing directions on paper, moving objects out of the way, or offering access to Braille or TDD phones).
  • Assist other employees to ensure proper coverage and prompt guest service.
  • Engage guests in conversation regarding their stay, property services, and area attractions/offerings.
     
    Communication
  • Speak to guests and co-workers using clear, appropriate and professional language.
  • Working with Others
  • Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect.
  • Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.
  • Collaborate with and assist others to promote an environment of teamwork and achieve common goals.
     
    Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement
  • Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards.
     
    Physical Tasks
  • Welcomes customers by determining their coffee interests and needs.
  • Educates customers by presenting and explaining the Lobby menu and able to answer guest queries.
  • Prepares and sells coffee drinks by following prescribed recipes and preparation techniques.
  • Generates revenues by attracting new customers, defining new and expanded services and products.
  • Maintains inventories by replenishing coffee bean supply; stocking coffee brewing equipment; maintaining supplies, 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.
  • Count bank at end of shift, complete designated cashier reports, resolve any discrepancies, drop off receipts, and secure bank.
  • Follow property control audit standards and cash handling procedures (e.g., blind drops).
  • Transport bank to/from assigned workstation, following security procedures.
  • Obtain assigned bank and ensure accuracy of contracted monies, obtaining change required for expected business level, and keeping bank secure at all times.
  • Process all payment methods in accordance with Accounting procedures and policies.
     
    General Food and Beverage Services
  • Follow appropriate procedures for serving alcohol (e.g., TIPs (Training for Intervention Procedures), CARE (Control Alcohol Risks Effectively)).
  • Maintain cleanliness of work areas throughout the day, practicing clean-as-you-go procedures.
  • Assist your and other departments when needed to ensure optimum service to guests.
  • Report any employee, guest, and/or vendor incidents and accidents to management and Loss Prevention at the time of the incident and/or accident.
     
    Assists Management
  • Communicate with guests, other employees, or departments to ensure guest needs are met.
     
    Greeting and Seating
  • Thank guests upon departure, invite him or her to return, and wish them a fond farewell.
    Closing
  • Secure liquors, beers, wines, coolers, cabinets, and storage areas.
  • Complete closing duties, including storing all reusable goods, breaking down goods, cleaning all equipment and areas, returning equipment to proper locations, locking refrigerators, restocking items, turning off lights, locking doors, and completing daily cleaning checklist.
     
    Cash/Bank Handling
  • Count bank at end of shift, complete designated cashier reports, resolve any discrepancies, drop off receipts, and secure bank.
  • Follow property control audit standards and cash handling procedures (e.g., blind drops).
  • Transport bank to/from assigned workstation, following security procedures.
  • Obtain assigned bank and ensure accuracy of contracted monies, obtaining change required for expected business level, and keeping bank secure at all times.
  • Process all payment methods in accordance with Accounting procedures and policies.
     
    Wine/Sommelier
  • Issue, open, and serve wine/champagne bottles, ensuring guest satisfaction.
     
Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
    • Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
    • Mathematical Reasoning - Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
    • Oral Comprehension - Demonstrates ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    • Reading Comprehension - Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
    • Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
 
Other Professional Abilities
  • Experience working in multi-cultural environment
  • Pro-active and reliable
  • Enable to work under pressure
  • Instill a calm, organized approach to all situation