Do you have a sunny personality? Do you love to go over and beyond expectations? Do you have an infectious positive attitude

We are looking for energetic people with a thirst for knowledge who strive to be the best they can be. We want a genuine, inspiring and welcoming team to be the focus of what promises to be Bristol’s most exciting new opening of 2020. We want you to blossom and grow with us!

An eccentric bunch of fun & friendly places to eat, drink & sleep

On a corner of leafy Portland square, half way between the city centre and Stokes Croft lies a huge old boot factory – the fifth Artist Residence to be opened. The original Georgian features will be retained, creating a fabulous, sprawling 4-storey pile with 23 bedrooms. In-house kitchen, coffee shop and bar, The Boot Factory, will provide a neighbourhood hangout with a menu of simple, honest food and drink served all day, every day.

We are excited to be hiring a Barista to join our family and take responsibility for making awesome and well-presented drinks and providing excellent service and hospitality to each and every guest. Working as part of the F&B team you will be preparing various beverages for our guests such as: coffee, hot drinks and other beverages. You will be constantly interacting with customers, taking orders, serving snacks and drinks and processing payment correctly as well as managing your section; ensuring it is always sparkling clean, organised and beautifully presented.

What are we looking for?

We are an independent home-grown company with a big heart. We are looking for passionate people with a thirst for knowledge who strive to be the best they can be. People who genuinely care in ensuring every guest has an amazing time and can’t wait to come back!

We have high standards of quality and service and expect everyone to be super friendly to both our guests & their team. As a small team, you will need to be supportive and flexible to play your part in making sure that this happens.

Tons of experience is not essential as we’ll teach you everything you need to know but for a Barista role we are looking for:

  • Charming personality and positive attitude
  • Passion for delivering high quality drinks
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Ability to develop positive customer relations
  • Ability to handle the pressure of a busy work environment.

Becoming part of our family means sharing our values, being an ambassador for the brand and caring about making us one of the best hospitality companies around.

In return we offer a competitive salary as well as the opportunity to develop and grow your career to the next level and most importantly ensure you are happy as a much valued member of the Artist Residence family!


  • A genuine and happy place to work in with an amazing atmosphere
  • 28 days annual holiday entitlement
  • A generous food allowance, all meals are included when you are at work, which are fresh and wholesome
  • Working in a like-minded team who share their passion for high quality, creative, fresh food & drink and providing outstanding hospitality
  • In-house training
  • 25% off hotel stays
  • 15% off hotel stays for friends & family
  • Up to 50% off food & drink for you and 3 guests

Job Type: Full-time