Immediate Openings:

Ingebretsen's at Norway House Kaffe Bar - Part Time Customer Service

We are hiring for part-time employees to work in our Kaffe Bar
and small gift shop located on the main floor inside Norway House.

Customer Service Position:
Greet customers and provide a friendly, accessible, educational, and memorable experience.
Balance deep customer engagement with a sense of urgency appropriate to high customer volumes.
Respond accurately to customer questions, orders, and concerns and refer them to other resources as relevant.
Maintain a comfortable, tidy, inviting environment in the Kaffe Bar and its surroundings.
Stock and maintain appearance of retail and merchandise areas.

Knowledge and Engagement:
Complete initial training program.
Attend other relevant training as assigned to update knowledge of all current menu items and merchandise, as well as grow drink production skills.
Offer relevant suggestions for the continued improvement of store operations.

Food and Beverage Service:
Prepare drinks to Ingebretsens Kaffe Bar standards.
Prepare and sell food from a simple menu of fresh, local options.
Comply with all applicable health, safety, and food-handling laws.
Receive, count and stock deliveries of products.

Cash Handling:
Maintain a balanced cash drawer and follow all cash and inventory control procedures

Non-Essential Duties:
Other duties as assigned.

Retail or customer service experience required.
Previous coffee or food service experience not required, but a plus.
Reputation for excellent relations with customers, and ability to maintain a pleasant disposition and sense of urgency while helping customers is essential.
Reputation for excellent relations with co-workers, and ability to cooperate successfully as a member of a team.
Ability to communicate effectively with others, including giving and receiving clear, honest, feedback.
Flexible, with the ability to multi-task and remain pleasant in a demanding environment.
Weekday availability, hours vary dependent on weekly schedule.
Flexibility is essential during busy seasons or when normal workflow is interrupted by unforeseen events.
Good cash handling skills.
Passion for Scandinavian culture and products is huge plus!

Norway House    913 East Franklin Av.,  Minneapolis. MN 55404

Customer Service & Sales

A one- or two-day a week position in our Needlework and Knitting department, at our main store on East Lake Street.

Starting fall 2017:

Customer Service & Sales
Part-time work in the gift shop at our main store on East Lake Street.
Call 612-729-9333 (ask for Julie) for more information.

To apply, download the application and save to your computer. 
Open the application from your computer, then fill it out.
Save the completed application and email, along with a cover letter and your resume,

Download the application here...

Ingebretsens Employment Application Form

Ingebretsen's Nordic Folk School is always on the lookout for instructors.
If you are interested in becoming one, please email our coordinator at

We are always interested in meeting great people who are interested in working with us at our East Lake Street location
as well as Ingebretsen's at Norway House, our gift/coffee shop at Norway House.
Our ideal candidates are friendly, enthusiastic about Nordic culture and work well in a flexible team environment.