Head Barista

Montréal, QC

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SoLIT Café Overview

First location of this brand, SoLIT café is an orange orchard set in a courtyard-like space. We are dedicated to upholding a beautiful oasis-like space, a farm to table philosophy, service with integrity, and local partnerships. We serve To Go food options, all kinds of baked goods, in house foods, and all things coffee!


This role is designed for a coffee professional that has long been hard at work in this industry and is now looking for an opportunity to make a difference, create something of their own and put their mark in their own unique creations.

With competitive annual salary, benefits and bonus packages in place as you earn your keep, this role is really designed to make you part of the company and help us reach our ultimate goal, which is expanding across the city with multiple locations.We can only reach these goals with the right team. If the idea of a startup company where you get to paint your own canvas excites you, then this might be the right fit for you. Check us out!


  • Managing the entire coffee bar set up, flow and service

  • Managing coffee inventory: placing orders, receiving orders and picking up supplies if/when needed

  • Fine tuning coffee menu & expanding menu on as needed basis

  • Creating seasonal beverages & keeping calender of all seasonal items online

  • Assisting manager in recruitment and hiring of staff

  • On-boarding new staff and providing training 

  • Managing equipment maintenance and service

  • Develop protocols and manuals for maintenance, operation and service

  • Developing and hosting coffee tasting experiences for customers: discussing coffee history, coffee making and making the best cup of coffee at home

  • Participating in marketing on as needed basis

  • Participate in achieving monthly target of coffee revenue and the overall store target 

  • Active participation in monthly meetings for SWOT analysis and progress review. 



  • Minimum 5 years of barista experience: 3 years as head barista or manager

  • Well experienced in providing full training to staff

  • Good knowledge of coffee equipment maintenance and service

  • Strong relationship with Montreal’s coffee network from roasters to baristas 

  • Computer knowledge, specially in effective bookkeeping of inventory

  • Three references required


  • Drivers license

  • MAPAQ Certified

  • Experience with POS

  • Experience working in downtown Montreal


  • Two weeks vacation

  • Free gym membership

  • Opportunity to become a shareholder in the company 

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