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Barista & Sandwich Maker - The Picnic Basket

Santa Cruz, CA
Posted Jan 4, 2021

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. We are looking for people who believe in our mission of bringing amazing locally sourced food to the public and delivering 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.


  • Experience in customer service or food production in a high volume location is preferable
  • 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. Current business hours are 7:00AM - 4:00PM


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Constant Opportunities for Advancement
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits for Full Time employees
  • 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.

At The Glass Jar, Inc. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The Glass Jar, Inc. believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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.