Baristas & Barista/Wine Tasting Associates

Job Summary

Grapes & Grinds Coffee Shop & Wine bar is looking for fun, engaging people to work with us this summer! Baristas/Wine Tasting Associates are responsible for making espresso drinks and conducting wine tastings with guests from all over the world! Grapes & Grinds has been rated the #1 coffee shop in the Black Hills by Trip Adviser for 8 years running and we owe it all to the special people that make up our staff. Come join us this summer!

Position is seasonal and will begin around mid-May and end between mid-August and September 30, depending on applicant's availability.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Using an espresso machine to craft quality coffee drinks
  • Conducting wine tastings with customers and learning about the different varieties of wine (if over 21)
  • Baking pastries every morning
  • Taking orders and operating a cash register
  • Giving dogs treats (no seriously - every customer dog gets a treat!)
  • Watering inside and outside plants
  • Preparing daily deposits
  • Maintaining a clean and inviting atmosphere
  • Engaging and building relationships with guests

Candidates are responsible for commuting or arranging for housing in or near Keystone - housing not provided.

Qualifications and Skills

We are looking for people who:

  • Are friendly and love meeting people
  • Care about doing things the right way
  • Show up on time
  • Have an eye for detail
  • Have customer service experience or are excited about learning customer service skills

Typical Shifts

Most shifts at Grapes & Grinds run from early morning to mid-afternoon or mid-afternoon to late evening (9:30-10:00pm).


Feel free to contact hiring manager Clay King at 605-939-5565 with any questions you may have prior to applying for this position!

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