Bartender

Bartenders are responsible for positive guest interactions while serving guests in a professional, friendly, efficient manner and play an integral role in ensuring our customers have exceptional experiences. At all times, bartenders are expected to be attentive to guests’ needs, making them feel welcome, comfortable, important and relaxed. Bartenders embrace their role. They know their demeanor, attitude and actions play a large part in creating a pleasant atmosphere and guest experience. Bartenders represent the restaurant and are to provide a quality experience for guests.

Bartenders work in close collaboration with colleagues and must adhere to established health and safety standards. Bartenders also maintain the cleanliness, presentation and ambiance of the bar which is an integral part of the guests’ experience.

Responsibilities

  • Assist guests in selecting beverages by presenting menu, making recommendations, explaining specials, identifying appropriate wines and answering questions
  • Have an expert understanding of cocktail recipes and ingredients and be able to mix those drinks correctly.
  • Have an expert understanding of the restaurant’s wines
  • Have an expert understanding of the restaurant’s offerings, ingredients, preparation techniques and available substitutions.
  • Mix beverages using an extensive range of ingredients including liquor, bitters, soda, water, sugar, and fruits
  • Prepare garnishes
  • Place orders using POS system
  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
  • Place food orders for bar patrons
  • Serve the needs of multiple guests at the same time
  • Maintain service pace by removing glassware and being alert to patron spills or other special needs
  • Address service bar tickets in an efficient and timely manner
  • Control flow of service to guests and monitor guests’ alcohol consumption
  • Develop new drink recipes
  • Abide by sanitation, health and company guidelines concerning safety, cleanliness, safe food handling and alcoholic beverages
  • Observe proper serving etiquette and techniques
  • Organize the bar to streamline drink preparation and service
  • Address guest concerns promptly, politely and positively
  • Issue bill and collect payment from guest
  • Handle cash and be responsible for accurately opening and closing the cash drawer
  • Contribute to restaurant growth by up-selling and creating goodwill with guests
  • Attend meetings and trainings as requested, including pre-shift meetings
  • Assist with training of new staff
  • Adhere to grooming, conduct and uniform standards
  • Maintain a clean work and bar area by removing trash, cleaning tables, and washing glasses, utensils, and equipment
  • Roll silverware, Polish glassware, set up stations, and prepare for the next shift
  • Execute opening and closing procedures as directed
  • Be comfortable with extreme weather during service of outside dining areas
  • Other duties as required

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Prior customer service or server experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Aloha POS preferred
  • Food and wine knowledge preferred
  • Adaptability and ability to think on your feet
  • Ability to work quickly and with great accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • Collaboration and dedication to team goals required
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong desire to interact with customers in a service setting
  • Highly organized and systematic in work
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to bend, stoop and lift at least 25-50 pounds
  • Proficient in English

How to Apply: Please send your resume to [email protected]