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Barista Resume Samples

If you’re addicted to coffee and the heavenly aroma that rises when grinding fresh coffee beans, then this is the job for you. But you already knew that. What you don’t know, perhaps, is how to construct an awesome resume that will put you ahead of everyone else and land you the job you always wanted. Here are two barista resume samples to inspire and help you on your way to a great career.

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Barista Resume Sample 1

Jay Spry

4399 Lynn Avenue, Sprakers, New York, 12166


A. Summary

Professional Barista who loves everything that has to do with coffee. Creative and ambitious, with over 6 years’ experience in the field. I possess hands-on experience when it comes to coffee brewing and making. Apart from that, I also have a proven track record of increasing the number of returning clients in the facility I work thanks to impeccable and fast service and jovial attitude. Very punctual as a person with a very tidy and neat appearance, and good looks.

B. Working Experience

  • December 2011 – January 2017 – The Ramses Café, New York City, New York

Responsibilities: Open and close the coffee shop as well as the coffee stations every day. Assist in setting the menus and choosing the coffee of the week on a regular basis, take orders from the customers, prepare their coffee, and serve it to them. Talk to the customers, engage them in pleasant conversation, ask about their preferences, and ask them to come back for a second cup. Take feedback from customers and pass it on to upper management. Suggest solutions for improving services and products based on that feedback. Perform tasks related to inventory management as well as cashiering tasks. Monitor the wastage as well as how much of the items present in the coffee shop are being consumed every day. Keep the bar and the counter clean.

Achievements: I introduced a very successful concept, that was immediately picked up by my managers – the personalized coffee cup. The concept allowed the customer to create his own coffee from scratch, choosing even the coffee beans to be grounded.

C. Education and Academic Training

  • Graduated from Spring High School in Sprakers, New York, in 2011
  • I possess a certification from the New York Food Handler Association

D. Job Related Skills

  • Knowledgeable of all the coffee beans, their types, and features
  • Knowledge of espresso blends
  • Can work a POS
  • Able to do inventory management
  • Coffee Brewing
  • Cashiering
  • Fudge, hot chocolate, and latte art
  • Customer service
  • Marketing skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Can train and prepare other baristas to work in a coffee shop

E. General Skills

  • Outgoing and pleasant personality
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and Word
  • Bilingual – I speak English and Italian
  • Clean
  • Perseverant
  • In great physical shape, which means I can work standing for many hours
  • Can lift, carry, and move heavy objects such as coffee bean bags

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Barista Resume Sample 2

Bruce Walden

4656 Oak Ridge Drive, Columbia, Missouri, 65202


A. Summary

Professional and outgoing Barista and coffee shop counter individual. Very skilled at making an entire plethora of brewed coffee types, gourmet espressos, as well as espresso coffee drinks. They include Lattes, Cappuccinos, and Hot Chocolate. Able to provide efficient services, as well as a friendly attitude toward customers. Can and have developed a consisting clientele by being affectionate with the patrons, calling them by name and catering to their every need. A very hard worker who is always looking for ways to better himself in this domain. In search of a coffee shop where I can display my knowledge as well as my skills and that I can call my home away from home.

B. Working Experience

  • October 2012 – Present – Roast It! Coffee Shop, Columbia, Missouri

Responsibilities: Prepared outstanding specialty coffee drinks based on espresso, as well as other coffee beverages based on brewing the grounds. Made sure that all the customer and employee areas were always kept clean. Roasted and ground the coffee beans. Brewed the coffee. Sanitized the equipment. That included the brewing and steaming equipment, the counters, dishes, glasses, mugs, and all the fountain equipment. Greeted customers with a smile. Remembered their names if they were regulars or lived in the area. Took the orders, maintained the cash drawer, and prepared the sandwiches, sweets, and every other food item on the menu. Stocked the shelves in the kitchen and in the storage area. Oversaw food quality. Trained all the new employees. Helped with accounting. Used the inventory software. Ordered the supplies when needed.

Achievements: Received the Barista of the Month Award on ten occasions, between 2013 and 2015.

C. Education and Academic Training

  • I have a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of New York in Hotel and Food Service Management.
  • A certificate of Hospitality and Food Service from the New York Food Institute.

D. Job Related Skills

  • Coffee preparations
  • Vast knowledge of coffee drink combinations, which I use with creativity
  • Cashiering skills, being able to enter the ordered drinks in the software, handle the cash and produce change for the customers, process the credit cards, balance, open and close the drawer.
  • Outstanding barista customer skills, being able to apply the knowledge of coffee beans, popular drinks, and roasts to guide the customer in selecting a drink that best suits their need or their mood.

E. General Skills

  • Adaptability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Self-confidence
  • Creativity
  • Leadership
  • Willing to work overtime, including very early in the morning during ‘coffee rush hour,’ in the evenings, during the weekends and during the holidays.
  • Ability to work standing up for very long hours

Click below to download your free sample of Barista resume.

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For more info, take a look at our Bartender resume samples.

Here are the two barista resume samples we promised in the beginning. You can feel free to download one or both and use the content to enrich your own resume. Add all your personal details and don’t forget about your achievements. Make it clear that you are a people’s person, with a pleasant personality and attractive looks, who wants to make the world a better place by filling it with amazing coffee.

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