Food & Beverage | Listed 08 March

Rydges South Bank Brisbane – Head Barista

Work type
Full time

About EVT 

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. EVT encompasses Entertainment businesses that excite every sense, Ventures driven by a passion for new opportunities and Travel businesses that always feel local and authentic. At EVT, we’re the shakers and the Daymakers. The experience creators. The possibility makers and opportunity takers. We aim to make a positive impact on our people, communities and environment, every day. 

About Rydges 

Australian & New Zealand owned and operated for more than 30 years, Rydges operates quality city, suburban, and resort-style hotels in key destinations across Australia and New Zealand, with a refreshingly down-to-earth approach. Rydges provides genuine local hospitality with quality essentials alongside its trademark ‘too easy’ service. 

About Rydges South Bank Brisbane

Level up your career with the best in Brisbane hospitality. Rydges South Bank is located in the heart of Brisbane’s arts and entertainment precinct, offering a variety of rooms, with state-of-the-art features, and fantastic amenities, including Soleil Pool Bar and the award-winning Bacchus Restaurant onsite. We can’t wait to hear from you!

About the role

As the Head Barista at CBD, you will be responsible for creating high-quality coffee beverages, providing excellent customer service, leading the breakfast team and contributing to the overall success of our cafe. 

The position is full-time position of 38 hours per week and will predominately be morning shifts across a 7-day roster. 

  1. Preparing and serving a variety of coffee and espresso drinks, ensuring consistent quality and taste.
  2. Leading and training the team to develop the best quality coffee and service
  3. Assist in the growth and improvement of CBD cafe 
  4. Assisting customers in making beverage selections and answering any questions they may have.
  5. Operating coffee equipment, including espresso machines, grinders, and brewing devices.
  6. Maintaining a clean and organised workspace, including proper cleaning and maintenance of coffee equipment.
  7. Managing inventory, restocking supplies, and notifying management of any shortages.
  8. Processing customer payments and handling cash transactions accurately.
  9. Maintaining a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for our customers.

Benefits & perks 

At EVT, we want our people to experience our businesses and be brand and experience advocates. So, we make sure access to amazing ‘Elevate Perks’ are available to all staff from day dot. 

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.  
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, and more.  
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more.  
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo.  
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network.  
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.   
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.   

Skills & experience 

  • Previous barista experience within medium to large sized cafes – 15 to 20kgs or more per week highly regarded
  • Completion of a barista training course 
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • A passion for coffee and a desire to pass on your barista skills to the team.
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and stay calm under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to cleanliness and sanitation.
  • A positive and friendly attitude, with a focus on teamwork.

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