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Certified Barista Chef

A Bambu Certified Barista is the backbone of the Shoppe, ensuring that the ingredients in each Bambu drink are fresh and precisely prepared. It is the Barista Chef’s responsibility to protect the Bambu proprietary recipes, manage the over 100 ingredients used in the Bambu beverage product line, and cook and prepare about 20 items daily. You can only achieve the status of a Certified Bambu Barista Chef by successfully completing a five-day training program at Bambu’s California Training Center. You must protect and adhere to Bambu’s proprietary recipes.

Other responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Act with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promote the culture, values and mission of Bambu.

  • Maintain a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep the kitchen operating to standard and to set a positive example for the entire shift team.

  • Monitor throughout your shift the daily ingredient usage and requirements. Ensure that the ingredients are prepared timely while minimizing any unnecessary waste.


  • Anticipate Shoppe needs by constantly evaluating environment and team members for cues.

  • In a timely manner, communicate to the cashiers any information that affects any delays in preparation or shortages of ingredients so that they can respond to customers as necessary.

  • Deliver exceptional customer service to all customers by listening and responding to both the customer’s and your teams needs and requests.

  • Maintain a clean and organized kitchen that promotes a healthy and welcoming environment.

  • Prepare quality and consistent ingredients following including following all product & regulatory health, safety, storage and sanitation guidelines.

  • Create quality coffees, teas, dessert drinks and other beverages, consistently by adhering to all Bambu published recipe and presentation standards.

  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

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