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Retail Barista - Part Time

Job description

Fortnum & Mason’s Food Hall, located on the Lower Ground Floor of our Piccadilly Flagship store, is renowned for its selection of the most unique and finest products sourced from independent suppliers. Our Coffee counters boast a mouth-watering range of coffee and hot drinks, sided by our Deli counters with freshly made pasta and pies, to delicious sandwiches and our famous Scotch egg, there’s bound to be a temptation for everyone.


We are currently looking for an experienced Barista, passionate about coffee and creating the perfect hot drink!


Key Accountabilities:

*       Work alongside the team to ensure the smooth running of the coffee service

*       Ongoing and up to date knowledge of coffees and the specialist beverages that the counter offers

*       Continuous improvement and development of knowledge of coffees and teas

*       Commit to deliver exceptional customer service at all times

*       Ensure that all counter areas are kept clean, tidy, well stocked and always ready for service


We expect the successful candidate to have the following skills and experience:

*       Demonstrate an authentic and passionate understanding of brand and high volume service

*       Continuous improvement and development of knowledge of hot drinks selections

*       Create and deliver an extraordinary customer experience, meeting all targets set

*       Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively

*       Solid interpersonal and communication skills

*       Ability to think quickly and rationally to ever-changing situations

*       Consistently lead by example


In return, we offer fabulous benefits:

  • A competitive salary + paid overtime

  • A generous store and restaurant discount of up to 40%

  • Annual bonus of up to 5% of annual salary

  • 28 days holidays pro rata (inc. bank holidays) and an extra day off for your birthday

  • A fantastic subsidised staff restaurant which uses Fortnum’s ingredients

  • Defined development scheme to grow your career

  • Staff shop

  • Excellent pension scheme


We are committed to developing your career and nurturing your talent, regardless of age; disability; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion or belief; sex; sexual orientation. We respect and embrace each other’s differences, to create a truly inclusive environment.


In the last year alone, our people have been recognised and celebrated, winning awards for their outstanding contributions to Retail, Technology, Global Hospitality & Tourism, Visual Merchandising & Display, Customer Service and Local Community Awards.