Grace Farms Foundation
  • New Canaan, CT, USA
  • Part Time


Grace Farms is a new kind of community space and the barista role is an integral part of creating a great visitor experience. The Barista is responsible for serving with friendly, individualized attention towards each customer. He/she is also responsible for educating customers about our farm-to-table menu, our specials, including the ingredients list, our retail items and our sustainability efforts.


  • Greets all customers with fast, friendly, personalized service and develops a rapport with customers by learning their names, favorite drinks and food items.
  • Works under the direction of the Commons Manager to maintain a great visitor experience in a cleanly environment.
  • Follows all Commons drink and food recipes and procedures.
  • Works to maintain a good customer experience, however reports any customer complaints to the Commons Manager.
  • Promotes a safe and clean kitchen and service environment by supporting Grace Farms sanitation and cleanliness standards.
  • Communicates on a high level with the kitchen team to expedite customer orders
  • Helps clear and wash dishes.
  • Practices proper food organization, labeling, and storage.
  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.


This role is ideal people looking for part-time work with a compensation starting at $16.50/hour. The Barista will be thoroughly committed to the Grace Farms Foundation's mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience, ideally with non-profit experience. Experience and other qualifications include:

  • Customer service experience required and food/beverage service preferred
  • Working knowledge of a Point of Sale (POS) system
  • May work special events, as needed.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • May be asked to serve at some evening events
  • Requires long periods of standing and some lifting

Compensation: $16.50/hour

Grace Farms is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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