Unskilled Jobs in New Zealand for Foreigners 2022, Crowne Plaza Christchurch is an IHG hotel located in the heart of downtown Christchurch, right opposite Victoria Square and just a short walk from major attractions, including the Avon River, Town Hall, Art Gallery, Te Pae Conference Centre, and the modern dining and shopping precincts.
Crowne Plaza Christchurch’s food and beverage offerings include Market Place restaurant breakfast and dinner, 1851 Social bar & lounge, High Tea, In-Room Dining, and our conferencing and events offering. That’s where you come in! We’re looking for a Barista to join our close-knit team.
Your day to day
We are on the lookout for an energetic, experienced barista with a great work ethic! We aspire to offer slick, smart, knowledgeable, and articulate service to our customers, whether it be a coffee business meeting, working lunch, or friends enjoying a relaxed a la carte meal.
A working understanding of coffee heritage, sourcing, brewing, and artistry would be advantageous, however, we believe that a positive attitude with a willingness to learn and develop are the key attributes as full training in relevant areas will be supplied to those successful in the role. Crowne Plaza Christchurch operates over breakfast, lunch, and dinner services, seven days a week, so flexibility is a must.
Barista | Crowne Plaza Christchurch
IHG Hotels & Resorts
NZD 23 To NZD 25 Per Hour
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand 7476
What we need from you
Ability to provide an outstanding customer service experience
Passion for coffee and coffee artistry
Knowledge of various hot and cold beverage recipes and espresso production
Outstanding communication skills, with both Front of House colleagues and the kitchen.
Set up, hand over, and pack down to protocol.
Restaurants are set up and packed down in accordance with checklists
Attend training as required in addition to keeping on top of up-to-date training notes.
A valid New Zealand visa or residency is essential.
What we offer
Join our extraordinary world and experience a place where you can be yourself, share your ideas, support your personal growth and well-being, and be a valued member of an inspirational team.
You’ll be rewarded for your hard work with a suite of benefits that supports you and your family’s wellbeing, including paid birthday leave, enhanced parental leave, flexible work options, and proactive health days.
Your career journey will be supported through our lifelong development program, IHG career milestone celebrations, and transfer of entitlements as you move and grow with IHG.
In addition to the always-popular hotel perks like accommodation and food & beverage discounts, our discount retail platform makes your pay go even further.
High School Diploma
Interview Questions for Baristas
1. What do you know about different coffee blends and brewing methods?
Demonstrates job knowledge.
2. How would you improve current displays to attract more buyers?
3. Are you familiar with any of the products in our store? Try to sell it to me.
Demonstrates sales skills and attentiveness.
4. Describe a time when you successfully resolved an issue for a dissatisfied customer.
Reveals how candidate processes complaints and handles stress.
5. What do you think a barista does? How would you manage all of these tasks?
Reveals candidate’s job expectations and time management skills.