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Barista / Team Member - Berkeley
Asha Tea House

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Barista / Team Member - Berkeley
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Asha Tea House

Job Summary

Wage
$16.09 per hour + Tips/Bonus
Job Type
Entry-level, Full-time, Management, Part-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 16 days ago
Job Role
Customer Success, Barista
Employer's Industry
Food & Hospitality, Retail
Job Schedule
Evenings, Afternoons, Mornings, Weekends, Weekdays

Job Description

About Asha: Asha Tea House is a Bay Area food startup with a mission to get everyone excited about tea by serving responsibly-sourced artisan whole leaf teas and globally-inspired hand-crafted tea beverages in a welcoming space. We’ve been serving darn good tea to the Berkeley community since 2012, and opened our 2nd location in downtown San Francisco in October 2015.

What We Are Looking For: We are looking for conscientious, enthusiastic and reliable individuals to join our Berkeley and/or San Francisco teams. Prior experience as a barista or other cafe/restaurant/customer service position is preferred, but not required. We welcome part-timers, and request a minimum of 1 year of service with Asha. Our team consists of passionate and hard-working individuals that are dedicated to building a culture of genuine friendship, open communication and continuous learning. Learn more about Asha and our team by visiting our website.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing friendly and helpful customer service
  • Taking orders and handling transactions
  • Working with a small but varied team to prepare whole leaf tea and to craft tea beverages
  • Cleaning and maintaining organized work stations
  • Bussing and washing dishes
  • Cleaning and maintaining tidy dining floor and bathroom areas for customers
  • Reviewing team updates and attending staff training and other events as necessary

Expectations:

  • Strict adherence to punctuality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High standards of efficiency and organization
  • Impeccable teamwork/interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining a high standard of quality
  • Ability to readily accept and incorporate feedback
  • Willingness to constantly strive for improvement
  • A minimum of 20 hours per week of availability, and flexibility for scheduling
  • Minimum High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Basic math and computer skills

Please answer the following questions in your cover letter:

  • Are you looking for short-term (6 months or less) or long-term (6+ months) employment?
  • Are you looking for full-time or part-time work?
  • If part-time, how many hours can you work, and what is your availability?
  • What do you know about Asha, and why do you want to work here?

Business Overview

Our Story

There is a cup of tea out there for everyone, whether it's a simple cup of straight tea, or a crafted glass of flavored tea. At Asha, we strive to feed (or cultivate) this love for tea by serving you high-quality tea drinks made with fresh, pure and real ingredients.

But we also know that drinking tea isn't just about the drink--it's also about where you drink it and who you drink it with. Which is why we designed every element of our Berkeley tea house, from the open communal table and cozy booth seating to the loyalty program and friendly customer service, to maximize your tea-drinking enjoyment.

"Asha", after all, is Taiwanese for "someone that enjoys life", and our hope is that drinking Asha Tea will remind you of the things you enjoy about life.

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