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The Picnic Basket - Barista & Sandwich Maker

Santa Cruz, CA
Posted Nov 4, 2020

The Picnic Basket is our cafe located near the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.  We are fast paced, and dedicated to simple, delicious food and treats, sourced from local farmers, foragers and food artisans. Our mission is to bring amazing locally sourced food to the public and deliver excellent customer service.

As a Barista & Sandwich Maker you will provide excellent customer service by working the register, making tea and coffee drinks, making breakfast items, salads and sandwiches.  You will also be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the shop and having a comprehensive understanding of our menu items.


  • Some experience in customer service or food production in a high volume location is preferable but we can train the right person
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and multi-task
  • Desire to learn more about locally sourced food and sustainable business
  • Available for at least 20 hours a week
  • Able to work weekdays, weekends and holidays


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Constant Opportunities for Advancement
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits for Full Time employees
  • Company Outings & Gatherings
  • Discounts at Select Local Businesses
  • Shift Meals
  • Sick Pay
  • Tips

The Picnic Basket complies with all Orders Of The Health Officer Of The City Of Santa Cruz, as well as the Santa Cruz County Public Health COVID-19 Site-Specific Protection Plan.

The Glass Jar, Inc., a Santa Cruz, CA restaurant group, was founded in 2008 with a focus on the nexus of locally sourced food and community.  We are the incubator and management company for The Penny Ice Creamery, The Picnic Basket, Snap Taco, and various community events.