Head Barista

April 29, 2024

Here at the Coffee Cart Company, coffee is at the forefront of what we do and who we are. We are coffee specialists and have always aspired to delivering the best quality, service and consistency.

We are looking for an experienced Head Barista to ensure our coffee is always delivered to the very best standard. This means making sure the quality of product remains consistent at all times, and that the speed of service is fast.

By now you will have had at least three years Barista experience and gained a complete understanding of both equipment and beans, a keen eye for detail and a passion for quality coffee.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the coffee & beverage programme across our two sites ensuring consistency of product.
  • Training and developing the Barista team in coffee skills and technique.
  • Training the wider hospitality team on guest filters and retail items.
  • Providing cupping/tasting sessions for the team at appropriate intervals throughout the year.
  • Upkeep and maintenance of equipment, identifying areas for improvement.
  • Innovating and implementing new, seasonal drinks for the menu.
  • Setting recipes for new filters/espressos, adjusting for taste and then communicating these with the Barista team.
  • Motivating the team and encouraging a passion for coffee, drinks, and exceptional customer service.
  • Working with the management team carrying out tasks independently and collaborating on larger projects.
  • Providing exemplary customer service and working to get to know regular customers and brighten up their day.
  • Understanding all current coffees, including tasting notes, and recipes.
  • Training advanced latte art to the teams (rosettas etc)
  • Working at all times in accordance with current food safety legislation and safe working practices including HACCP and in-house allergen procedures.

Hourly rate of pay: up to £13.00 per hour

40 hours per week, to include 2 weekends per month.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Store discount


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • Barista experience: 3 years (required)
  • Hospitality: 3 years (preferred)
  • customer service: 3 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: Head Barista April 2024

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