Barista job vacancy at The Foodie Bugle Shop in Bath

by Silvana de Soissons20th April 2015

We are looking for a hard working barista for our small Bath tasting tearoom - cafe.


We have a very busy grocery-homewares shop at 7 Margaret’s Buildings, Bath, BA1 2LP {between the Royal Crescent and The Circus} and in one part of our shop customers can taste and try-before-they-buy our delicatessen food and drink – including Easy Jose coffees, loose leaf teas, cordials, wines, ales, sandwiches, salad platters, quiches, smoked salmon, charcuterie and cheeses plates, cakes and biscuits.


The job specifications


Helping to prepare and serve excellent coffees and teas, as well as tasting plates and cake platters


Keeping the tearoom and its kitchen area spotlessly clean, tidy and prepared


Keeping the tearoom stock fresh and organised every day


Assisting at tasting events and supper club evenings


Working with the grocery staff to develop and grow the coffee-tea-tasting plate offering of our retail business


Opening times:


Monday – Sunday 8am – 6pm, during the winter, with longer opening hours at night. Evening events between 6pm and 9pm.


Different shift hours are available – both morning and afternoon. You must be able to work at least two weekends out of four, and be able to commit to at least 30-40 hours per week. 


Candidate Qualifications


Previous experience as a barista in a café or tearoom


Passion for artisan food and drink


Good work ethic, manners, motivation, attention to detail and positive attitude to business


Ability to train and work in an organised team


Cheery disposition and a sense of humour


You must be legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom


Local Bath residents preferred


Applying for the Job


If you think you have the necessary qualifications and personality for this role, please send a C.V. to Silvana de Soissons at  Only successful candidates will be contacted, and interviews will take place in the shop within the next week or so.



About the Author

Silvana de Soissons is the founder of The Foodie Bugle Shop and its journal. You can follow her on Twitter @SilvanadeS and @TheFoodieBugle and on Facebook and Instagram @TheFoodieBugle