Our mission is to be memorable in a class above our competitors by providing personalized service, exceptional coffee and treats, and excellent experiences in our sophisticated spaces.
We are a locally owned company founded in Spokane WA in 2017 by Deborah DiBernardo. We are locally owned and operated. All of the coffee we serve is locally roasted by our partners at The Roast House. We have won numerous awards for our commitment to excellence.
We are intensely focused on providing the most memorable experiences over a cup of coffee. For that, we take extra care in our Customer Service, Organic Coffee, Specialty Beverage, and Bakery experiences throughout our diverse company platform and world-class Flagship Cafè and Bakery in Spokane.
We invite you to be a part of a team that prides itself on three core principles:
Position Overview: Our bakers are feeding operational greatness and are the driving force behind First Avenue Coffee customers with tasty treats and bites. Our bakers and baristas are friendly, and personable and can engage with customers by providing outstanding service. Ability to work with cross-functional teams, participate in team meetings, always eager to learn, and have the ability to multitask with efficiency and speed at all times.
Our Bakery Assistant position truly feeds our operational greatness and is the driving force behind our cafe. Your culinary expertise will have the opportunity to shine as you assist our lead baker in bringing our visions and taste buds to life. With a passion for all things confection, our Bakery Assistant is responsible for helping to deliver exceptional treats to our valued customers.
Minimum of 1 year experience as a baker’s assistant in a high-volume bakery organization preferred.Valid Food Handlers Certificate required.Understanding of food safety practices.Must know how to operate commercial bakery equipmentMust have basic baking skills such as scaling, mixing, proofing, baking, cooking,decorating and use of knivesTeam spirit, with a customer-focused attitude.Flexibility to work in early morning shifts.High School Diploma or GEDAt least 18 years of ageMust have weekend availability
MultitaskingTechnical SkillsEnthusiastic and Friendly PersonalityGreat Communication SkillsHigh-level Attention-to-detail
COFFEEWe hope that we can help people discover how delicious coffee can be with a little time, attention, and love. So, our coffee beans will only be sourced from roasting partners that care about our world, Fair Trade, support women-owned farms, and are all organic. We love Roast House for all of these things and it is this partnership that makes us better all around.
HONESTYOur team of baristas, bakers, and makers are founded on truth even if it is not impressive. First Avenue customers trust us for our integrity. Honest people produce the best results!“Honesty is an expensive gift, don’t expect it from cheap people.” – Warren Buffet
KINDNESSKindness is our gift to our community. Our craft is for people by people. We honor our patrons with unrivaled enthusiasm. We believe kindness has everything to do with both coffee and life. We strive to build kindness into every part of our business because we know that good vibes can really go a long way toward positive outcomes.
PASSIONOur dedication to crafting exceptional coffee and treats is unwavering. We exist to offer deep and memorable experiences in a sophisticated way. Our love for hospitality, coffee, and culinary arts drives us. With every cup brewed and every treat prepared, we infuse our creations with the passion that fuels our commitment to excellence.
INNOVATIONEmbracing change and creativity, we continually explore new horizons. Our commitment to innovation allows us to offer unique seasonal flavors and unexpected twists that surprise and delight our customers.
QUALITY CRAFTSMANSHIPQuality is the cornerstone of our offerings. We uphold the highest standards in every aspect of our creations, from the selection of premium ingredients to the meticulous roasting and preparation processes. From our carefully selected coffees to our house-made syrups and baked goods, we refuse to compromise on delivering a consistently exceptional experience.
COMMUNITYWe believe in the power of connections. Our coffee shop is a gathering place where diverse individuals come together to share stories, ideas, and experiences. We actively contribute to the vibrancy of our region by fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment.
DIVERSITYJust as our menu caters to a range of tastes, our inclusive mindset welcomes all. We celebrate diversity in our team, our offerings, and our patrons, fostering an environment where everyone feels valued and respected.
SUSTAINABILITYWe are committed to a sustainable future, sourcing our coffees and ingredients with a conscience. By prioritizing Earth-friendly practices we reduce our footprint and contribute to a healthier planet for generations to come.
Training and DevelopmentFlexible ScheduleSick DaysIndustry Leading TipsEmployee Discount
First Avenue Coffee is an equal opportunity employer to all employees and applicants.
If this is a fit for you, please apply with your resume to email@example.com
1011 W. FIRST AVESPOKANE WA, 99201
HoursOpen Daily: 7am-4pm