Head Barista

About Us

Misc. Parramatta is a modern eatery and an event space inside Parramatta Park overlooking the river bend and Little Coogee picnic area. It’s over 400 m² of internal and external space housed in a stunning and unique heritage landmark location designed by Nick Graham and Sam Crawford architects. 

We are currently in the last phase of the fit-out, attention to detailed planning and focus on the best equipment inclusions will set the standard for great product and service delivery. 

We aim to support our team’s welfare with work-life balance, positive team culture, mental health support, and opportunities for personal and career growth as we expand into additional spaces.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity exists for a passionate and professional Head Barista to join the team at Misc. Parramatta in a role that involves you overseeing our coffee program and reporting directly to the Restaurant Manager.

Alongside the Restaurant Manager you will:

  • Liaise with Restaurant Manager and roaster on upcoming and exciting trends, events, brewing techniques, single origins, and specialty roasts
  • Maintain consistent, high-quality, and timely coffee service
  • Ensure all equipment is well maintained by developing maintenance/cleaning checklists
  • Ensure the coffee bar is clean, organised, and is workflow positive, creating procedures to maintain/improve workflow and increase sales
  • Conduct Barista training (skills and product knowledge)
  • Oversee stock management, control, and ordering. Reducing breakage and wastage
  • Participate in the development of the coffee menu 
  • Run the MISC. coffee retail shelf 
  • Attend weekly FOH meetings for debriefing, review, and goal setting 

About You

As our Head Barista, you have a passion for delivering exceptional customer experiences. You are a natural leader with excellent communication skills and sound knowledge of all things coffee.

You will have:

  • Current RSA
  • 2 years of experience in a similar role

Why Join Us?

We’re committed to providing a workplace where our team feels valued and can grow their skillsets.

We offer:

  • Generous remuneration
  • Ongoing training
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
  • A strong positive team culture
  • State-of-the-art bar and equipment setup

How to Apply

If you feel that you’d be a great addition to the team, apply now via SEEK with your CV and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the role.

We look forward to welcoming you! 

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