Coffee Shop Attendant

Posted November 7, 2022

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The Coffee Shop Attendant is responsible for preparing and serving coffee, teas, and other beverages, greeting each guest, and ensuring that guests are 100% satisfied.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Providing personalized service to all guests.
  • Setting up and maintaining the Coffee Shop service area in an attractive abundant looking, organized, clean and standardized presentation.
  • Taking inventory of food, beverages, and supplies needed for each day.
  • Ordering or purchasing food supplies
  • Preparing foods such as fresh fruit, coffee, and juices from concentrates.
  • Stocking coffee, juice and milk machines or dispensers.
  • Setting up serving dishes/trays, utensils, cups, and other paper products.
  • Setting out/arranging cold food such as sweet rolls, muffins, and cereal for purchase.
  • Clearing and cleaning tables as they are vacated
  • Wiping up spills.
  • Removing trash.
  • Restocking food products and supplies as needed.
  • Washing serving equipment and returning it to storage
  • Returning reusable food supplies to storage.
  • Listening and responding to guests’ requests or complaints
  • Must be aware and practice all emergency and safety procedures.


  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): or Work Equivalent preferred
  • Prior Food Service experience required
  • Must be able to navigate computer systems applicable to the position
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520 Cowper Street

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Telephone (650) 322-9000