Barista – Cyder Bar

  • Full time
  • Bruton, Somerset
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • December 3, 2021
  • £8.50 - £10.00 ph

The Newt Somerset

Barista – Cyder Bar

The Newt in Somerset has ancient woodland, historic gardens and far reaching views. It is a unique destination with Hotel, Spa, Restaurants and much more. Visitors can take a tour of the gardens, deer park and cyder press, dine in the Garden Café and visit our farm shop. Expecting to attract some 150,000 visitors per year, The Newt in Somerset is a vibrant and thriving attraction, animated throughout the seasons by special events, workshops and education programmes.

Department Description

Food & Beverage is at the heart of the Estate and encompasses a multitude of venues including the Garden Café, Cyder Bar, Gelato Room & Story of Gardening, with more venues expected to open as we further grow. As an F&B department, we pride ourselves on our fresh, quality, produce along with the highest standard of service. We strive for excellence and a keen eye for detail as well as unity, flexibility and a genuine passion for good food & beverage.

Position Summary

In this role, you will assist the smooth running of service across our F&B venues where required. Your journey will start at the Cyder Bar with opportunity to then swiftly learn how our other venues operate and work there too. You will be happy to work as part of a team who are passionate about hospitality and food & beverage. The prime focus will be on guest experience on the estate, supporting your team in ensuring as a front of house team, you deliver and uphold the standard estate wide. You will be willing to learn, delivering impeccable service and able to follow our steps of service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the team in daily opening and closing of venues
  • Following systems to uphold presentation, cleanliness and upkeep of all departments
  • Willing to be flexible in different styles of service
  • Ensuring The Newt’s style of service and ethos is always upheld
  • Taking and preparing orders for guest following our steps of service, high quality barista training will be given to you to create impressive coffees.
  • Maintaining the appearance of all areas visible to guests
  • Supporting other team members within the whole department
  •  Ensure you have great menu knowledge, learning from piers, giving you confidence in your delivery
  • Maintaining company representation, ensuring you always look impeccable

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in a Barista role is preferred but not necessary
  • Willingness to develop, grow and keep up with the demands of our developing business
  • Confidence in talking to others
  • Good attention to detail
  • Great time management and self-motivated
  • Passion for food, beverage and luxury hospitality

Benefits:  Excellent Benefits package available from day one including:

  • Exceptional working environment, fresh estate grown meal provided each day
  • 15% online shop discount and free delivery
  • 30% discount in the shops across the estate
  • 30% discount at restaurants across the estate
  • 30% discount on Newt cyder and Babylonstoren wine
  • 50% discount in the Spa
  • Discounted hotel stays for staff
  • Family pass to access the estate
  • Family Events 3 times per year
  • Access to internal/external training qualifications and programmes
  • Cross Training and career development opportunities


Salary £8.50 – £10 / Hour
Plus Tips
Schedule Full Time
Location A359, Hadspen, Bruton, Castle Cary BA7 7NG, UK
Expiry date Fri, 03 Dec 2021

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £8.50 - £10.00 ph
  • Job Category
    Hospitality / Catering
Job Location