Baristas/Coffee Artists for New Coffee/Eatery Concept

Chicago, Illinois, United States


Cupitol Coffee & Eatery is a casual All-Day Lounge that brings together the best elements of a restaurant, a bakery, a café and an exclusive bar in Chicago. We are looking for highly experienced baristas who are able to work in a very fast paced, but fun and friendly work environment.

European style- counter service offers guests fresh coffee, pastries, cold-pressed juices, as well as everything you would desire from brunch to dinner.


Our ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience working as a Barista, and have just as much of a passion for coffee and the coffee industry as we do.

Qualified candidates should:

-Have at least 2 year of experience as a barista in specialty coffee, and be familiar with the specialty coffee industry in general.
-Be able to efficiently and effectively operate a professional grade La Marzocco espresso machine, often under high levels of stress.
-Have a very positive attitude and be able to work as a member of a team.
-Be able to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted.
-Always be able to work with customers in a courteous and friendly manner, no matter the time of day. Morning shifts start as early as 5:30 am, and weekend shifts end as late as 10:30pm.
-Be able to commit to at least 2 years as a member of our team.
-Have a flexible schedule and be able to work weekends and holidays when necessary.
-Be able to perform some light management duties including delegation and money handling.

-ServSafe Certification within 30 days post-hire

***Compensation will be $12 per hour + tips. Negotiable depending on experience.

If you’re interested in being a part of Cupitol, please attach a copy of your resume with at least 2 references. We look forward to meeting you!


Our coffee blend is unique to the U.S...If you truly love coffee you will love our coffee.

You will be introduced to new and unique ways of making espressos.

You will also be working in an amazing environment.

Part time and Full time shifts are available.

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