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Barista

Baristas prepare and serve espresso coffee and other hot beverages to patrons in cafes, coffee shops, restaurants or dining establishments.

Overview

Baristas prepare and serve espresso coffee and other hot beverages to patrons in cafes, coffee shops, restaurants or dining establishments.

Day-to-day

  • prepares, serves and sells a variety of coffee beverages such as lattes, cappuccinos and other espresso-based beverages
  • cleans and maintains bar service area, coffee-making area and espresso machine
  • collects payment for sales and operates cash registers
  • promotes services and products
  • sells light snacks
  • selects and grinds coffee.

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