Our mission is to create experiences by embracing and empowering a diverse collective of team members, collaborators, and guests, who chose to call The Standard home.

Position Department:

Food and Beverage- The Standard Grill/Plaza

Job Overview:

The Barista is responsible for preparing and serving beverages for the restaurant guests.

Reports To:

General Manager of restaurant on duty, Maitre D’

Key Relationships:


·         Managers, supervisors, hosts, all bar and wait staff, Reservations Department


·         Restaurant customers and hotel guests/visitors

Work Area:

The Standard Grill

Qualifications and Requirements:

Brand Ambassador:
Throughout the hotel we actively seek to employ a unique, diverse and thoughtful group of people that are committed to delivering our unconventional brand of hospitality while also growing with us:

·         They are committed to and fully comprehend the idea of being of service;

·         They do not just delight guests, but excite them–by creating unique, unexpected & memorable experiences;

·         They are ambitious, vibrant and social/friendly individuals;

·         They genuinely embrace diversity in all forms, interested to have people from all race and gender to be their friend;

·         They encourage genuine relationships with guests that enable them to not only preempt needs but foresee desires;

·         They have personality and depth;

·         They have a desire and unyielding appetite for learning & knowledge—being in-the-know with what is happening in the city and around the world;

·         They are creative in areas like music, cinema, art, performance, fashion, design, tech and business;

·         They are engaging, socially adept and solution-based individuals able to navigate the scene with confidence and ease;

·         They are able to entertain guests in a compassionate, respectful and meaningful manner;

·         They are authentically themselves;

·         They want to play a role in constructing a kinder and better world.



·         Physical:

o   Able to spend majority of shift upright on feet

o   Periodical bending, kneeling, and stretching

o   Able to pull, push, carry and lift at least 30 pounds of force

o   Able to hear and speak clearly to communicate with guests and co-workers

·         Understanding: Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions according to established procedures

·         Comprehension: Fluent in the English language

·         Organizational Skills: Work efficiently, utilize multi-tasking, prioritize tasks

·         Hygiene and Sanitation: Adherence to uniform, grooming and personal hygiene standards and expectations per Standard of Operating Procedures

·         Punctuality: Adherence to posted schedule and arrival time and attendance at mandatory meetings Responsibility: Personal comportment in line with Standard, New York policies, standards, and expectations

·         Have worked previously with reservation system like Opentable and Sevenrooms


·         Multi-lingual

·         Previous work experience in restaurants or hospitality jobs


·         N/A

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

•         Serve and assist bar guests in a warm, sincere, accommodating and professional manner

•         Serve beverage and menu items uniformly according to established  standards, expectations and recipes

•         Stock daily inventory taken

•      Fill requisition sheet and give to manager

•         Weigh, grind, or pack coffee beans for customers

•         Take customer orders and communicate them effectively to other necessary employees

•         Take out garbage

•         Serve prepared foods

•         Clean service or seating areas

•         Maintain cleanliness and design aesthetics of all areas, especially those visible to guests Complete all side work requirements, including pre and post shift, daily, and monthly duties

•         Answer specific questions about food prep using culinary terminology and about Standard drinks in an articulate and detailed manner using technical and service aspects

•         Swift, efficient, and uniform service of orders per drink ticket

•         Provide level of service consistent with established standards in every aspect

Perform other duties as requested by manager


Salary- $21.00 


Standard High Line Employer, LLC (the “Company”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, transgender status partnership status, familial status, national origin/ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, unemployment status, mental or physical disability or medical condition, handicap, military status, veteran’s status, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a victim of sex offenses or stalking, employment status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. We endeavor to select, place, train, and promote the best qualified individuals based upon job-related factors such as ability, work quality, suitability, experience, and potential.

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