Job Title: Barista

Company: Stovetop Roasters

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Job Type: Part-Time/Full-Time

Are you a coffee enthusiast with a passion for crafting exceptional beverages? Stovetop Roasters is seeking talented and dedicated Baristas to join our team and deliver extraordinary coffee experiences to our valued customers.


  • Prepare and serve a variety of coffee-based beverages, including espresso, cappuccinos, lattes, and pour-overs, following established recipes and techniques.
  • Provide excellent customer service by engaging with customers, answering questions about our coffee offerings, and making personalized recommendations based on their preferences.
  • Operate the espresso machine, grinders, and other coffee equipment with precision and care, ensuring the highest quality in every cup.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workstation, including regular cleaning of equipment, utensils, and brewing tools.
  • Uphold the spirit of welcoming community we strive to foster in our retail cafes.
  • Assist in managing inventory by monitoring stock levels, restocking supplies, and notifying management of any shortages or discrepancies.
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure smooth operations, including assisting in food preparation, cash handling, and maintaining a welcoming atmosphere.


  • Previous experience as a barista or in a similar customer service role, preferably in a specialty coffee shop.
  • Excellent customer service skills with a friendly and approachable demeanor.
  • Strong communication skills to interact with customers and work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and prioritize tasks efficiently.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to consistently delivering high-quality coffee.
  • Flexibility to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Preferred but Not Required

  • Extensive knowledge and passion for specialty coffee, including different brewing methods, coffee origins, and flavor profiles.
  • Proficiency in latte art and the ability to create visually appealing coffee beverages.
  • Servsafe certification


  • Competitive hourly wage with tips.
  • Ongoing training and professional development in the art of coffee making.
  • Employee discounts on food and beverages.
  • Positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement within the company.

To apply for the position of Barista at Stovetop Roasters Grand Rapids Cafe, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter explaining your passion for coffee and relevant experience to We appreciate all applications, but only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Join our team of coffee enthusiasts and be part of creating extraordinary coffee experiences for our customers. Apply now and bring your love for coffee to Stovetop Roasters!