About Jumeirah & the hotel At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments.
We value diversity and provide equal opportunities, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East.
We want you to do well from the beginning, so we’ll give you every chance to impress during the recruitment process. We promise our colleagues a warm welcome and will help you feel part of our Jumeirah family from day one.
You can rely on us to support you as you settle into your journey with us and make Jumeirah Your Place to Shine’. The Jumeirah Royal Saray, which is located on the Bahrain shoreline in a premium beach front position, offers 172 guest rooms including two Royal Suites as well as a variety of dining and recreational choices including a state of the art health club and spa.
About the job
An opportunity has arisen for a Barista to join the Food & Beverage team in Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain. The main duties and responsibilities of this role :
Prepare or serve hot or cold beverages, such as coffee, espresso drinks, blended coffees, or teas
Answers customer questions regarding coffee blends, preparation, etc., in a courteous and friendly manner
Describe menu items to customers or suggest products that might appeal to them.
Check temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, or heating equipment to ensure proper functioning.
Take orders from customers and Waiter / Waitress in a timely, professional and friendly manner.
Mix ingredients such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters to prepare cocktails and other drinks according to Beverage Recipes.
Serve alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages according to defined standards.
Collect money for drinks served and process financial transactions according to Jumeirah International cashiering procedures.
Order liquors and supplies utilizing the FBM system.
Arrange bottles and glasses attractively.
Slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks.
Replenish bar snacks such as chips, pretzels, and nuts.
Ensure that all stock is established as per par levels and stored according to Jumeirah International Food Hygiene Standards.
Ensure that the mise-en-place of the bar i.e., condiments, tray cloths, cocktail napkins etc. are ready for service as per the requirements of the individual outlet and expected business level requirements prior to opening.
Ensure that the guest is presented with the correct order and that all drinks are prepared and served as agreed in the standard operating procedures.
Maintain a complete knowledge of cocktails, beverages and wines to advise the guests and colleagues when necessary.
Undertake opening, closing & cleaning tasks as detailed on checklists.
Inform Outlet Manager / Assistant Manager of any stock losses, problems or unavailable items.
Assist in the stocktaking of beverages and operating equipment.
Coordinate with Stewarding to ensure equipment and bar area is kept hygienically clean and tidy at all times and sufficient glassware is available for the levels of business.
Control and rotate stock on a FIFO (first in first out) system.
Ensure the checking of expiration dates and that all perishable garnishes are stored and recorded in designated storage area.
Display a responsible attitude towards the service of alcohol to ensure minors are not served and intoxicated guest are politely refused service.
Demonstrate some ability & independence in problem solving.
Communicate details of complaints or issues that could result in complaints, loss of business, productivity or profit to the Outlet Manager or Beverage Manager.
About you : The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications :
Good experience on how to do Coffee Art
Excellent sales skills and upselling ability
Knowledge of coffee Products and Blends
Working knowledge for the operation of both Manual and Automatic coffee machines
Knowledge of spirits and wines
Fluent English speaker
Candidate with technical beverage training certification is desirable About the Benefits : Besides generous F&B benefits and reduced hotel rates across our hotels globally, this role has excellent employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant who like to associate her / himself with one of the most luxurious brand in the hospitality industry.