Barista / front desk

Cuyama Buckhorn is under new management and our property is undergoing a full renovation that will breathe new life into The Buckhorn and the entire Cuyama Valley. Once complete the Inn will be a 22 - room boutique hotel with a coffee shop, full-service restaurant and bar with a full outdoor patio for both locals and travelers.

Opened in 1952, the Buckhorn has been an institution for locals and driver’s by from Santa Maria to Bakersfield for decades, as well a destination for car and motorcycle clubs. We are looking to hire a barista/front of desk who is energetic and passionate about hospitality and drinks and wants to help create a warm and inviting place for the city of New Cuyama and visiting guests.

Barista responsibilities:

  • Ability to handle money and operate reservation and POS systems

  • Work clean while servicing guests

  • Can stay level headed and efficient during rushes and down time

  • Beverage prep work

  • Latte art (a major plus!)

  • Cleaning

  • Assisting with hotel/restaurant, when needed

front desk responsibilities:

  • Greet all guests who walk through the doors

  • Educate guests about the property, city, and menu items

  • Check people in and out of rooms

  • Answering phone and guest inquiries

  • Manual bookings through the phone

  • Settling balance for hotel guests


  • Minimum 1 year experience in a barista or front desk position

  • Have the personality to gain repeat guests

  • Food handlers certification (can obtain during training)

  • Knowledge of manual/automatic espresso machines and coffee in general

  • Dependable and open to helping out the team

We value the right personality for our company and are willing to teach if there is interest or passion.

To apply, please email