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Barista

Union Square Cafe (101 East 19th Street)
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Job Description

 

Make a meaningful impact as a Barista with Union Square Cafe!

Founded by CEO Danny Meyer with the opening of Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has created some of New York’s most beloved restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Gramercy Tavern, Maialino, The Modern, Marta and Porchlight to name a few!


As an important member of our team, you’ll receive:

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Participation in annual bonus plan
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

What You Bring to the Table

  • Commitment to embodying our Family Values of:
    • Integrity- Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking
    • Excellence- Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done
    • Hospitality- Doing all that can be done for others- and more than is expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on their side
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit- Seeing opportunities others haven’t-and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first
  • The ability to prepare classic espresso beverages while consistently pulling great shots 
  • A strong knowledge of specialty coffees and teas and insight into industry trends  
  • 1-2 years restaurant experience in any front of house position
  • Previous experience with restaurant point-of-sale (POS) systems
  • A sense of urgency and strong work ethic to coordinate filling all guest orders with seamless service
  • Strong communication and listening skills to develop trusting relationships with peers and guests
  • The ability to stay positive and calm under pressure
  • A warm, compassionate, and team-focused approach 
  • Open availability 
  • 1-2 years’ experience working as a barista in a restaurant or coffee shop.
  • Skills in latte art
  • A general understanding of the proper steps of service required of all Front of House service positions 
Skills & Requirements Qualifications

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.