Position Summary: Responsible for the set-up, maintenance and operation of the bar area. Ensures at all times that preparations for food and beverage are in accordance with standard recipes. In addition bartenders must adhere to all local/federal laws and regulations including internal employee policies. Maintains cleanliness for bar, bar equipment and supplies. Work with front of the house personnel to provide a dining experience that meets or exceeds each guest’s expectations. Observes each guest to ensure they are satisfied with the food, beverage and service, and responds to additional requests. Responsible for overall staff performance including morale, pour tests, punctuality, and/or disciplinary issues. Responsible for maintaining a clean, safe and organized work place as noted on walk-thrus, checklists, and in compliance with all state, local and federal codes and regulations in Employee Handbook.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Prepare alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
2.Interact with guests, taking orders, and serving food and beverages.
3.Assess guests’ needs and preferences and make recommendations.
4.Mixing ingredients to prepare cocktails.
5.Checking guests’ identification to confirm it meets legal drinking age as well as a valid acceptable form of identification.
6.Restock & replenish bar inventory and supplies.
7.Ensure guest focused and nurture an excellent guest dining experience.
8.Compliance with all food and beverage regulations.
9.Adhere to daily/weekly/monthly cleaning list.
10.Lifting – Responsible for stocking ALL bar products to include but not limited to beer, wine, liquor, garnishes, etc. Must be able to lift up to 10 lbs.
11.Cash Handling: Responsible & Proper procedure for Bar Drawer and Guest transactions
12.Guest Relations: Making sure we are constantly going above and beyond our guest expectations and standards.
13.Safety & Health Guidelines: Follow ALL proper measures to ensure personal,employee & guest safety and health.
14.Inventory Management: Follow all guidelines in regards to proper “pour”procedures to ensure quality of drinks as well as responsible alcohol service.
- Proven work experience as a bartender
- Excellent knowledge of mixing, garnishing, and serving drinks
- Computer Literacy
- Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
- ServSafe Certified
- TABC Certified
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