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SPACE 519 | The Lunchroom
at SPACE 519 | The Lunchroom
Date Posted
1 Jul
Chicago, US
200 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611
Job Type
The Lunchroom is looking for a full time barista who is friendly and outgoing to join our team. We are looking for a barista who is a team player that takes initiative and goes the extra mile. The barista position is the front-line face of our establishment and will be interacting with guests throughout their shift. Must be self-motivated to stay busy with side projects and help assemble and take down stations at the beginning and end of each day. We offer a small team where all team members’ contributions are valued.

The Lunchroom sits inside SPACE 519, recently featured in The New York Times, one of Chicago’s top fashion and lifestyle destinations. Located just off Michigan Avenue in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, SPACE 519 is a small department store featuring The Lunchroom, a 40-seat breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch restaurant with an all-day café. The Lunchroom is winner of “OpenTable Diner’s Choice’, Chicago Magazine’s ‘Hot List’, and Modern Luxury ‘Brunch Buzz'.

Previous cafe experience, excellent communications skills and a positive energy is a must! The barista will be professional and polished in appearance; gracious and friendly in demeanor; and ready to deliver exceptional service to the store’s upscale clientele. This position will also be responsible for cocktail mixing and wine service. The Lunchroom at SPACE 519 is open for breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch, but will host occasional private and store sponsored events in the late afternoon and evening. Please learn more about our business and view our menu by visiting www.space519thelunchroom.com.

General Responsibilities & Expectations:

Provide an outstanding, hospitable experience for every guest.
Dial in espresso according to café standards and adjust throughout day as needed.
Prepare and serve all drinks—including a variety of espresso & non-espresso drinks, as well as cocktails—according to recipes and preparation techniques.
Provide high-level, efficient coffee service during busy hours, and ask for help if needed.
When not actively making drinks or completing barista prep, assist the front of house team by taking online orders, seating guests, and answering phone calls.
Maintain stock of and prepare all syrups, cold brew, and other batch drinks.
Clean and sanitize all work areas, equipment, and machinery.
Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following organization standards and sanitation regulations.
Weekend availability.
Compensation (for full-time employment) includes:

Hourly plus tips

Medical and dental benefits available (full time)

Paid time off (full time)

Store and Employee dining discounts

SPACE 519 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Compensation Details
Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, Dining Discounts
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