Cesar Jara

Cesar Jara joined the Columbia Dining team in July 2023. He brings over 13 years of barista experience to the role, working at a wide range of cafés throughout the New York City area. Cesar is extremely passionate about coffee and in 2014, was named the "Most Electrifying Barista in NYC" by Dine and Unwind. Outside of work, he loves learning the history of just about anything (animals, places, countries, you name it)!