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Our mission is to provide everyone who walks through our doors fresh, healthful and exciting handmade food and pastries in a welcoming and casual space. Our commitment to excellent customer service is a priority for us, and we are dedicated to hiring outstanding individuals who share our passion for serving customers and preparing high-quality food and beverages.

We take pride in the positive and upbeat work environment that we have created, which is so often absent in the food industry. Our staff is continually evolving and we’re always open to committed talent.

Below is a list of positions with current job opportunities on our staff.

Questions? Email us at jobs@blackberry.cafe.

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Available Positions

Bakery Team

We are searching for skilled, creative Bakers who strive to provide excellent baked items and service in an efficient, professional manner. We expect our Bakers to be friendly with a focus on food quality and customer satisfaction. You should be organized, decisive, attentive, and possess a strong understanding of baking techniques.

Responsibilities

  • Measuring and combining ingredients and using mixers, blenders, heat sources, and other equipment to make baked goods, such as cookies, muffins, bars, scones, and cupcakes.
  • Decorating and displaying finished products.
  • Testing ingredients and finished goods to ensure that each item meets food safety and quality controls.
  • Cleaning and restocking workstations and ensuring that all equipment is sanitized and prepared for the next shift.
  • Being a team player and working with coworkers to ensure smooth operations.
  • Designing and improving recipes.
  • Having an open availability and understanding that there may be days on the weekend/holidays that he/she may have to work. 

 

Requirements

  • Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
  • Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
  • Very good physical condition and endurance
  • High school diploma or equivalent is desirable; Training from a culinary school will be an asset

 

Job Type: Part-time and full-time positions

Steward/Dishwasher

Our introductory role for anyone with limited or no restaurant experience and limited availability. This role will support our Customer Service staff as a food runner, dining room cleaning, and dishwashing.

Responsibilities

  • Cleans all areas of the restaurant as needed, including the kitchen and dining areas, and removes trash
  • Clean and sanitize dishes. Follow established procedure of the dish machine including monitoring proper temperatures and chemicals. Practice proper wash, rinse, and sanitizing methods in the 3-compartment sinks
  • Cleans and sanitizes restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedures as needed
  • Cleans and maintains hard surface floors in kitchen and dining areas as needed
  • Reports equipment malfunctions, injuries, and accidents to the supervisor
  • May help in putting away weekly deliveries of food and supplies to walk-in coolers and other locations
  • May help with general maintenance of equipment, building, and storage spaces
  • Assist in snow removal on sidewalks and trash areas
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • A team player with good communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
  • Very good physical condition and endurance
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • One year of relevant experience
  • Able to work without direct supervision

 

Job Type: Part-time evening and weekend hours

Front of House

The front lines. Includes barista, cashier, expediter, food runner, and food prep. We are looking for hard workers and friendly people.

Responsibilities

  • Welcome and care for customers from ordering at the counter to table service
  • Follow all provided guidelines for various work stations: dining rooms, register, expediter, food line, and coffee bar
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work station
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Knowledge of health and safety rules
  • Manual dexterity able to carry various objects, operate order terminal, operate kitchen/barista equipment 
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
  • Very good physical condition and endurance

 

 

Job Type: Part-time and full-time positions. Flexible weekend availability required.

Kitchen Team

We are looking for someone who is quick and diligent and willing to improve on the job. You will be required to follow instructions as well as all health and safety rules in the kitchen. The ideal candidate will also be able to function in a fast-paced, busy environment as a part of a team.

Responsibilities

  • Follow recipes and work lists
  • Using good knife skills to prep for recipes
  • Prepare salad dressings
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work station
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Perform other kitchen duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
  • Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
  • Very good physical condition and endurance, must be able to lift 25+ pounds
  • High school diploma or equivalent is desirable; Training from a culinary school will be an asset
  • Obtain/Bring Food Handlers Certification

 

Job Type: Part-time and full-time positions

Starting Wage: $11 & up – dependant upon previous experience

Support Team

Our introductory role for anyone with limited or no restaurant experience and limited availability. This role will support our Customer Service staff as a food runner, dining room cleaning, and dishwashing.

Responsibilities

  • Follow all provided guidelines for various work stations
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work station
  • Ensure all dishes are properly washed and stored
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Manual dexterity able to wash and carry dishes
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
  • Very good physical condition and endurance

 

 

Job Type: Part-time evening and weekend hours

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