Sage Restaurant Group (SRG) is set to hire our opening team of Baristas at the newest addition to the SRG collection, Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market, at our new property, Perry Lane Hotel, in Savannah. The Emporium is an \"American brasserie with a Southern accent!\" You will be responsible for creating exceptional, personalized guest experiences at one of our newest Sage branded concepts. Our successful candidate will posses an entrepreneurial spirit that makes the Sage Restaurant Group's one-of-a-kind brands come to life. Perry Lane and The Emporium are set to introduce a new level of cool in Savannah! We are looking for \"that special someone\" who embodies the same. We didn't get to where we are by simply thinking differently - We \"Do Differently\" at SRG. Come be part of the team that pushes the concept of \"F&B norm\" and truly breaks the mold!
The Perry Lane Hotel and The Emporium are being constructed in the Savannah Historic District and will include 165 guest rooms, roof top bar, pool and our signature restaurant, The Emporium. The hotel is slated to open first quarter of 2018, and will evolve to be a market leader of boutique hotels and restaurants in Savannah.
Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality set out to be the best hotel owner and operator in the business. We’re talking figuratively, progressively and aggressively breaking the mold of the hospitality industry. As one of the U.S’s top hospitality management, investment and development companies, Sage is on a fast trajectory of growth and performance. Building upon what we do best—establishing some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, surrounded by high-performing investments from coast to coast. With the advantage of hands-on experience, we’re also changing the way luxury in the hotel world looks. Developing modern, independent hotels with unique style, artistry and branding—creating places that people go to, not through. At Sage Restaurant Group, we like to say, \"We are hungry for life!\" Are you?
The Emporium Savannah
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
The Barista is the foundation of the café. The Barista is responsible for honoring each and every customer by providing excellent customer service and a high quality product. The Barista is a true professional that displays a positive attitude at all times to ensure the return of our customers who are the reason for our business.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Must have excellent customer service skills.
Must have minimal hearing to hear timers; coordinate with other baristas.
Must have moderate vision to check food quality.
Must have speech communication skills to read production charts/recipes.
Ability to interact with guests in a positive, hospitable manner.
Ability to read, understand and follow written instructions.
Numerical ability to use the cash register/collect money with accuracy.
Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks.
Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
Position regularly involves lifting product cases weighing up to 70 lbs. Pushing and pulling carts is required.
Regular bending to lift items and supplies. No kneeling.
Mobility - regularly moves all around the coffee shop.
High school education or equivalent experience.
Previous experience in a customer service role strongly preferred.
Chemicals/Agents: Bleach, Lime Away, grease cutter, all purpose, floor cleaners
Protective Clothing: Hair restraint/hat, gloves, apron and safety shoes as required by State
Knife, cutting board, toaster, slicer, blenders, coffee and espresso machines
Standard restaurant equipment including but not limited to coffee machines, ice machines, toasters and beverage dispensers. Broom, mop, vacuum and carpet shampooer. Continual exposure to hazardous chemicals used for cleaning.
Physically strenuous -prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in indoor environment.
Full Time - Regular