This is a management position, overseeing and actively participating in all aspects of a newly established coffee business in Bermuda. This position will require the successful applicant to source and evaluate the raw product, roast and blend a varieties of coffee. Additionally, the Coffee Expert/Head Barista will train staff about coffee and conduct coffee tasting.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
- This is a management position, overseeing and actively participating in all aspects of the Devil’s Isle Coffee business in Bermuda. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Oversees and actively participates in all aspects of our coffee business
- Professionally manage the day-to-day operations of our coffee roasting operation
- Oversees and has knowledge of all aspects of coffee preparation techniques
- Sources and evaluates the raw product
- Roast and blend varieties of coffee
- Arrange maintenance and repair of equipment
- Manage and train staff in all aspects of coffee preparation techniques and roasting 8. Conducts coffee tasting (Cupping)
- All other duties deemed necessary and befit this leadership position
- Minimum of seven years experience as a Roaster and Barista with a reputable coffee company
- Proven experience in sourcing and evaluating the raw product
- Ability to roast and blend varieties of coffee
- Proficient in cupping and knowledge of coffee packaging and storage
- Must be a team player, self-starter, responsible, honest, diligent, have a positive attitude, demonstrate good judgment and able to think quickly and clearly
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to successfully conduct staff training
- Ability to train others in roasting, cupping, and coffee blending
- Ability to work well under pressure with a high attention to detail are essential
- Must be able to work with minimum supervision and is self-starter
- Demonstrate the ability to operate a commercial espresso machine – knowledge and ability to prepare milk-based drinks such as cappuccinos and lattes, but also non-espresso coffee such as drip or press pot.
- All skills require additional work and skill for effective frothing, pouring and latte art.
- This is a highly skilled position for a high end coffee shop.