Barista – Penrose Lounge

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Job Description

About Four Seasons:

Four Seasons is powered by our people. We are a collective of individuals who crave to become better, to push ourselves to new heights and to treat each other as we wish to be treated in return. Our team members around the world create amazing experiences for our guests, residents, and partners through a commitment to luxury with genuine heart. We know that the best way to enable our people to deliver these exceptional guest experiences is through a world-class employee experience and company culture.         

At Four Seasons, we believe in recognizing a familiar face, welcoming a new one and treating everyone we meet the way we would want to be treated ourselves. Whether you work with us, stay with us, live with us or discover with us, we believe our purpose is to create impressions that will stay with you for a lifetime. It comes from our belief that life is richer when we truly connect to the people and the world around us.

About the location:In the prestigious Dubai International Finance Centre, Four Seasons Hotel DIFC is a boutique-style sanctuary – ideal for business trips and urban getaways. Stylish and filled with art, this intimate address features just 106 accommodations, including 28 suites. With its iconic location, fresh approach to luxury and legendary personalized service, Four Seasons is sure to exceed the high expectations in the ultra-competitive Dubai market. Successful Four Seasons Candidates will be offered once-in-a-lifetime opportunity rich in personal and professional growth.

Join our Team

  • Work with a team that boasts of employee diversity of 36+ nationalities and which is built on mutual respect, collaboration, excellent service.
  • Four Seasons provides employees with the same level of care that we expect to be shared with our guests.
  • Four Seasons have been ranked in FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 best companies to work for since 1998.

Responsibilities:

  • The Barista provides hotel guests and servers with quick and efficient beverage service with a complete working knowledge of all products served by the bar.
  • Prepare and serve a selection of wines, spirits maximum focus in a preparation of coffee, cappuccino tea, and blending according to established recipes and established Four Seasons Standards.
  • Confirm guest orders including any special needs or requests from the lounge server using the hotel’s point-of-sales system; check completed orders with the guest’s original order. 
  • Service and take orders from guests seated at the bar area offering interesting, and vivid descriptions of the each item’s, origin, taste, and preparation methods; maintain a working knowledge of liquors, wines, basic mix and strong knowledge in coffee and preparation.
  • Anticipate guest needs, ascertain satisfaction, and offer suggestions, and respond urgently and appropriately to guest concerns and requests.
  • Properly and accurately close guest checks; process cash and credit card payments; properly settle voided checks or complimentary items.
  • Work harmoniously and professionally with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Serve food items in the bar area.
  • Assist with bar inventory.
  • Cut fruit and prepare beverage garnishments.

Skills & Knowledge

  • High school education or equivalent experience.
  • Has a dynamic personality and guest interaction skills.
  • Minimum one year of barista experience in a high end bar.
  • Excellent knowledge of different types of teas and coffee.
  • Ability to pour, mix and blend a wide variety of wines, spirits and drinks.
  • Ability to accurately process cash and credit card transactions.

What do we offer

  • Work Authorization.
  • Competitive tax free salary, service charge, tips.
  • End of service gratuity.
  • Complimentary full board living accommodation in a high quality, well-resourced staff housing.
  • Vibrant fitness facilities including gym and swimming pool.
  • Free transportation to and from work.
  • Medical and life insurance.
  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid home leave tickets
  • Social and sporting events
  • Learning & Development Programmes
  • Career opportunities and international transfer
Area
Dubai, United Arab Emirates