Bartender

May 29, 2017
Duties: 

Food and Beverage is what adds flavor to a stay! Guests love to enjoy their favorite drink whether it’s with friends, family, colleagues or just on their own. To deliver a great guest experience – a Bartender will prepare beverages and/or serve food in a timely manner, helping guests to have memorable experiences whenever and wherever they drink.

  • Greet guests pleasantly as they approach the bar; promote house drinks and use up-selling skills to increase revenues
  • Prepare beverages requested by guests using established pouring standards and drink recipes to provide a  consistent product to the guests and to control costs. Coordinate food service with restaurant(s) for bar/lounge guests if applicable
  • Monitor guest behavior and guest alcohol consumption to determine when alcohol service to the guest should cease; notify management of incidents involving excessive alcohol consumption or impaired condition of guests; check identification whenever the age of a guest requesting an alcoholic beverage service is questionable
  • Follow established hotel safety protocols and procedures at all times. Immediately report any safety/service incident to the supervisor or manager on duty
  • Take action to solve guest problems/complaints using appropriate service recovery guidelines
  • Set up bar including all liquor, mixers, ice, garnishes, glassware and supplies. Perform pre- and post-shift work (empty/fill ice-bins, prepare garnishments, replenish/store snacks, etc.)
  • Requisition all necessary supplies in line with hotel procedures and manage liquor inventory
  • Ensure that all liquor is properly secured before, during, and at close of shift
  • Obtain, count and secure bartender’s bank; receive cash and credit payments from customers; give accurate change and balance cash drawer at end of shift in line with hotel procedures.

 

Qualifications: 

Basic reading, writing, and math skills. Knowledge of liquor brands, beer, wine, champagne, non-alcoholic beverages, designated glassware, preparation methods and garnishments. Formal bartending training preferred. Must meet legal age requirements. Must be fluent in local language.

 
 
Requirements: 

This job requires ability to perform the following

  • Handling, carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds / 23 kilograms (bar ware, carts, boxes, bottles, etc.)
  • Moving about the bar, lounge and kitchen
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting

Other

•    Being passionate about people and service

•    Communication skills are used frequently when interacting with guests, wait staff, cooks, and supervisor

•    Ability to comply to local laws regarding food handling or serving of alcohol

•    Reading and writing abilities are used often when taking orders, describing cocktail items, completing paperwork, etc.

•    Basic math skills are frequently used when handling cash and credit

•    Have the ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and/or holidays

 

Geographic Location: 
Clinton, NJ.