Barista Job in Kenya – Elysian Resort Runda, Nairobi

Elysian Resort Runda is a new 3 star Residential Conference facility in Runda, Nairobi.

The Resort is looking to hire a full time Barista.

Purpose of the Job: The Barista is a coffee expert who through their customer service excellence skills; and their enthusiasm for coffee will promote the consumption of coffee by preparing and serving a variety of speciality coffee drinks and other hot and cold beverages along with pastries and cookies.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Welcomes customers by determining their coffee interests and needs.
  • Educates customers by presenting and explaining the coffee drink menu; answering questions.
  • Sells coffees by explaining differences in coffee recipes and other beverage recipes
  • Prepares and sells coffee drinks by following prescribed recipes and preparation techniques for coffee drinks, such as, expresso, expresso lungo, caffe latte, and cappuccino.
  • Generates revenues by attracting new customers; defining new and expanded services and products.
  • Maintains inventories by replenishing coffee bean and other beverage supply, pastries, and cookies for coffee bar.
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following organization standards and sanitation regulations.
  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes; maintaining and improving the appearance of the coffee bar.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading coffee, retail trade, and food service publications; maintaining personal networks.
  • Enhances coffee shop reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Enhances profitability of the Coffee bar through prudent cost control measures in the outlet


  • A front of house course certificate from a reputable hospitality institution
  • F&B Service technics
  • At least 2 year working experience in a similar position in a 4 star hotel with 1 year as a coffee specialist and two years in a customer service position
  • Wine, cocktails and alcoholic drinks knowledge is an added advantage.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants should send their applications to reach the undersigned email on or before 2nd March, 2018.


Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: February 28, 2018 — 2:56 am