Why write a barista resume? The answer is simple: If you want the job, you have to sell yourself well. Many coffee shops offer applications that allow employees to fill in the blanks, but they (usually) fail to leave room for candidates to showcase their talents. Take an extra step and create a resume to turn in with your application. You can tell your professional story on your own terms and the hiring manager will be impressed that you made the effort.When you’re invited to showcase your skills as a coffee expert, make sure these 10 take top billing.