Chesapeake Hospitality

  • Barista

    Location : Name Desoto Savannah Hotel
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Independent Hotels
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
    Location : Address
    15 E Liberty
    Location : Postal Code
    Location : Name Linked
    Desoto Savannah Hotel
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    Whether you’re sipping an early morning cafe au lait at Buffalo Bayou, savoring the fresh Southern flavors at 1540 Room, or gathering for drinks at Edgar’s Proof & Provision or the pool terrace, we think you’ll agree: The DeSoto ups the city’s culinary ante. Home to three new eateries that feel more like familiar favorites, The DeSoto further enhances Savannah’s street cred as one of the country’s hottest food cities.

    Position Summary

    The Coffee Shop Attendant/Barista will be responsible for greeting and serving guests beverages and/or food in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service.


    • Greet guests and respond to guest requests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner.
    • Brew, sell, promote and prepare beverages according to established recipes and standards.
    • Take guest beverage orders and accurately input orders in appropriate point-of-sale system.
    • Maintains cleanliness of work area/outlet.
    • Accurately total, process and collect payments from guests to include, but not limited to, using the point-of-sale system, handling money, processing credit and debit cards and making change.
    • Requisition, stock and rotate products.
    • Secure and store all beverages, food and other equipment items.
    • Deposit cash drops, secure and balance bank and sign out/in keys.
    • Provide directions to nearby areas.
    • Reports all tips received on a daily basis and records them on a tip declaration sheet.
    • Check food before serving it to guest to ascertain that appearance, temperature and portions are correct.
    • Ensure knowledge of menu and all food products and daily specials.
    • Fill in and support coworkers and team as needed to ensure efficient operation.
    • Use guest’s names whenever possible and learns guest preferences.
    • Attend meetings/training as required by management.
    • Perform duties, special assignments and projects as requested by management.


    • Outstanding customer service skills and ability to attend to guests and associates in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
    • Must be able to speak, read, write and communicate in English to adequately perform the duties of the job.
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload.
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
    • Must be energetic and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Must be detail-oriented and able to work both independently and with a team.
    • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs
    • Willing to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, balance, reach, push, pull, lift, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see, smell, taste and perform repetitive motions that require manual dexterity during and throughout their shift.
    • This position requires the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally.
    • 6+ months of experience in a related position.


    • Medical, Dental & Vision plan options
    • Life Insurance
    • Short & Long Term Disability
    • 401(k)
    • Paid Time Off
    • Free employee meals
    • Discounts to other hotels within Chesapeake Hospitality


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