Job Description

Fresh Ideas

  • We are hiring immediately for a full and part-time BARISTA position.
  • Location: Rockford University - 5050 E State Street, Rockford, IL 61108 Note: online applications accepted only.
  • Schedule: Full and part-time schedules available. Monday - Friday. 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm.
  • Requirement: Barista experience preferred but we can train!
  • Starting pay: $14.00 per hour

Fresh Ideas Management is a dynamic food service management company that believes good food is a powerful thing. Food brings people together and food creates memories.

Fresh Ideas encourages creativity by creating fun working environments for our teams! Our diverse teams enjoy a workplace where creativity, openness and innovation flow free and new, Fresh Ideas are encouraged. Our team-members are excited about creating delicious, unique and engaging dining experiences for our guests.

Fresh Ideas offers a full benefits package, flexible schedules that respect one of our core values, work life balance, and ongoing training and development opportunities. This, along with our rapid growth, means accelerated promotion opportunities for every motivated Fresh Ideas team member!

Job Summary



Summary: Makes and serves coffee/espresso drinks and related food and beverage items. Handles food according to HACCP guidelines and standards for quality food-service operations. Interacts with customers and other employees in a friendly, courteous manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares espresso orders for customers and catering using standard measures and recipes.
  • Enters orders accurately into POS device; accepts cash and charge payments.
  • Replenishes condiments, beverages and general supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service area.
  • Ensures proper presentation, portion control and maintenance of proper serving temperatures; follows HACCP standards.
  • Maintains sanitation and orderliness of all equipment, supplies and utensils.
  • Ensures proper food preparation by using approved recipes and following prescribed production standards.
  • Keeps display equipment clean and free of debris during meal service.
  • Cleans equipment and workstation thoroughly before leaving the area for other assignments.
  • Greets customers courteously and interacts in a manner to ensure customer satisfaction. Relays relevant concerns from customers to supervisors.
  • Serves customers quickly and efficiently, and prevents delays in serving lines.
  • Demonstrates a complete understanding of daily menu items and accurately explains them to customers.
  • Serves as an advocate of selling techniques to the customer by establishing good communication and assisting in the buying decision-making process.
  • Ensures all display foods are merchandised attractively per standards. Serves food neatly and attractively per standard.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry


Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. 
 
Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

 

Associates at Fresh Ideas are offered many fantastic benefits:
*     Medical
*     Dental
*     Vision
*     Life Insurance/ AD
*     Disability Insurance
*     Retirement Plan
*     Paid Time Off
*     Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
*     Associate Shopping Program
*     Health and Wellness Programs
*     Discount Marketplace
*     Identity Theft Protection
*     Pet Insurance
*     Commuter Benefits
*     Employee Assistance Program
*     Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Application Instructions

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