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Job Title: Barista
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bracknell
Reference: SDX/TP/94741/46041
Job Published: June 03, 2019 14:37

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a Barista /Food Service Assistant to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

To assist as directed with all aspects of preparation and presentation to the Company's standards
To provide an efficient and friendly service to customers in all areas of the catering department
To ensure that food is presented and served in a clean, hygienic environment
To assist at service times by serving the customer at the counter as directed, to the Company's standard
To complete all necessary sales controls and documentation for each service
To communicate well with customers and demonstrate a helpful attitude at all times
To undertake all aspects in cleaning equipment: walls up to 6ft, floors, fixtures, fittings, pots, pans, cutlery, crockery, glassware etc., to the Company’s standard according to the cleaning rota or as directed
To ensure tables and accompaniments are kept as clean as is reasonably practicable and adequately stocked during service times and relay as required
To replenish service counters as and when directed and to ensure sufficient supplies throughout the service period
Check deliveries and temperatures of deliveries, also record food temperatures during service temperatures
Operate till during service periods and attend service briefings.
To fulfil any reasonable management request
To attend/receive any job-related training as required
Additional Ad-hoc Duties:

To assist at any special functions, some of which may occur outside working hours
To report any customer complaints or compliments and take some remedial action if at all possible
To report immediately any incidents of accident, fire, theft, loss, damage, unfit food, or other irregularities and take such action as may be appropriate or possible
To attend meetings and training courses as may be necessary ie.Aspretto barista training
To provide cover in other areas during periods of holidays and sickness

Good communications skills
Previous food handling experience
Ability to adhere to all health & safety practices
Strong customer service skills
High level performer
Working in our Clients European Headquarters, customer service is paramount along with a clean, tidy appearance, working hours are Monday to Friday: 
07.30 - 15.30 / 09.00 - 17.30
Working in the deli bar providing our customers with an efficient, customer focused service
You will also be required to work in the adjacent coffee shop making 'barista' style coffee 
Ideally you will have experience working in both the deli bar and coffee shop, but full training will be given
You will need to have an excellent command of the English language, both written and oral, as you will be required to work on our cashless tills and support the Restaurant Manager with the weekly stock take 
Following training you will be required to 'open' and 'close' the coffee shop, so you must have the confidence to work under your own initiative and prioritize tasks.
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support exforces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

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