Barista resume - how to write correctly, instructions

Probably, in our days, every person came across the word "barista." Who is this?

The taste and quality of coffee are made up of four crucial components: the coffee beans, the grinding, the equipment for making coffee, and, of course, the barista.

So, a barista is a specialist who knows how to properly prepare a coffee, work with it, and correctly serve it to visitors. In this article, we will explain point by point how to write a barista resume and indicate all the best professional qualities.

How to write the correct barista resume? The candidates for this position need to reveal themself from different sides and show their best qualities: hospitality, diligence, friendliness, etc. It is necessary to present yourself correctly, talk about work experience and duties performed in previous organizations, mention the education received and your achievements, and, of course, describe your knowledge and skills in the field of making coffee drinks.


In this part, it is worth highlighting your most outstanding achievements and significant advantages. Remember to use as many different verbs as possible to provide details of your specific tasks in previous jobs. In this section, it is important to detail the key strengths that validate your barista qualifications.

For example, you can describe yourself as: 

  • A highly motivated and focused barista with over five years of experience in the food/beverage industry.
  • An experienced customer service specialist who professionally applies both the coffee and customer service industries to manage a cafe and prepare quality espressos and cappuccino successfully.

You can add such sentences:

  • I am used to adhering to company standards and treating all customers with kindness and hospitality.
  • I am an adaptable team player with a passion for good coffee and satisfied customers.

How to write:

  1. I anticipated the client's needs.
  2. I maintained a safe, clean, and professional workplace and a neat appearance at all times.
  3. I accepted customer orders, prepared drinks, served food, cleaned tables, and refilled the bar for maximum efficiency.
  4. I helped clients with any problems they might have, from coffee deficiencies to dietary restrictions.

How not to write:

  1. I took orders for coffee.
  2. I called clients.
  3. I served drinks and food.


The resume should contain a range of impressive professional skills that the organization's representative wants to see in the candidate. The employer is looking for a hardworking person with knowledge of coffee and the peculiarities of its preparation.

When listing your skills, it is worth dividing them into those related to the preparation of drinks and customer service. List 5-10 relevant skills.

How to write:

  1. Excellent customer service skills
  2. Food safety practice
  3. Sociability
  4. Friendly and positive attitude
  5. Ability to multitask
  6. Ability to place an order on time
  7. Determination of the quality of coffee beans
  8. Control of the consumption of goods

This section should list all of your previous positions and responsibilities that were relevant to the catering industry. Here it is important to use action verbs to show yourself as an excellent candidate.


  • Customer service
  • Latte art and boiling milk
  • Proper storage of food
  • Grinding coffee beans
  • Using the coffee machine and pressing down on the coffee grind
  • Coffee brewing and roasting
  • Brewing coffee manually and automatically
  • Speed and efficiency of work
  • Working with money
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Food and beverage combination
  • Friendliness and tact
  • Control of goods
  • Collaboration and teamwork

A properly written resume is already a big step towards a successful barista job. This is not as easy as it might seem at first glance, but you just need to try and show your best sides!

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