• Part Time Barista

    Posted: 04/02/2024

    Arcadia Books is an independent bookstore and cafe in the heart of Spring Green, WI. Positive employee-to-customer interactions are the heart of our ethos and what makes Arcadia such an important part of our community.

    We are looking for part-time baristas with weekday and/or weekend availability to add to our close-knit team.

    What You’ll Do:

    • Prepare and serve a variety of hot and cold beverages while providing fast, quality customer service.

    • Ensure the cafe areas are clean and sanitary, products are stocked and stored properly.

    • Perform shift opening and closing duties as assigned.

    • Fill cafe orders taken from Point of Sale, prepare and serve beverages, serve and/or stock food items, answer customers’ cafe and food questions.

    • Ensure proper food handling procedures are followed.

    • Stock and replenish food, beverages, and utensils as needed.

    • Ensure consistent product availability by keeping adequate inventory; communicate shortages as necessary.

    • Efficiently serve customers by being knowledgeable of offerings.

    Knowledge & Experience:

    • Ability to follow instruction and ensure consistent and efficient food and beverage preparation. 

    • Must adhere to all food safety protocols.

    • Ability to communicate clearly, ask questions, and receive constructive criticism when needed.

    • Ability to stand, handle brewing equipment, wash dishes over a sink, lift and carry items up to 25lbs.

    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

    • Previous experience in food service is preferred.

    • Previous knowledge of espresso-making equipment is a plus.

    • Previous experience in customer service is preferred. 

    Salary & Benefits

    • 15-20 hours a week

    • $12-$15 per hour

    • Flexible schedule, weekday and/or weekend availability

    To apply, please email your resume to cafe@readinutopia.com with “Barista Application” and your name in the subject heading.