Bartender- Store 53313, Chicago Roastery

Starbucks Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 6 months ago


Job Summary and Mission

This position contributes to success of Roastery & Reserve by being a global brand ambassador, through beer, wine, and craft cocktail service. Master sculptors of liquid craft, they honor ingredients & process with every pour. Pioneers of beverage innovation, bartenders meticulously fuse craft cocktails together by thoughtfully spotlighting Reserve coffees. By showcasing their passion for service and commitment to craft, bartenders bring the Roastery & Reserve Experience uniquely to life. The incumbent is responsible for modeling and acting in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promote the culture, values and mission of Starbucks

  • Prepares alcohol and/or non-alcohol beverages for bar customers

  • Demonstrates calm demeanor and ability to thrive in ambiguous situations, and during periods of high volume or unusual events.

  • Delivers exceptional customer service to all customers leading with customer connection and seeking to discover and respond to customer needs

  • Serves as mixology expert and shares the story of mixology and Princi to provide exceptional knowledge of food and beverage menu items including ideal pairings

  • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails according to recipes

  • Peel, slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks

  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies

  • Maintains bottles and glasses in an attractive and functional manner to support efficient drink preparation and promotion of beverages

  • Manages service of alcohol according to all state and federal laws and regulations, as well as company and brand and policies and standards

  • Follows health, safety and sanitation guidelines for all products

  • Follows Starbucks operational policies and procedures, including those for cash handling and safety and security

  • Contributes to positive team environment.

  • Recognizes and reinforces individual and team accomplishments by using existing organizational methods

  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience in the service industry (i.e. restaurant, bar, or hospitality)

  • Experience working as a bartender

  • Reading, writing, and oral proficiency in the English language

  • 21 years of age

  • Valid WSLCB Class 12 Mandatory Alcohol Server Training Permit (MAST Permit)

  • Available to work flexible hours, which could include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of standard drink recipes

  • Working knowledge of spirits, wine and beer

  • Understanding of classes of alcohol, different glasses, brand names and garnishments

  • Working knowledge of bar equipment

  • Excellent knowledge of in mixing, garnishing and serving drinks

  • High attention to detail, strong work ethic, ability to multitask and prioritize is essential

  • Strong ability to create a sophisticated, once in a lifetime immersive experience through storytelling, entertaining, and engaging customers while operating equipment

  • Additional languages beneficial.

  • Knowledge and education in mixology an advantage

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to learn quickly

  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team and build positive working relationships with team members

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals.

We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA , veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 206-318-0660 or via email at

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Bartender- Store 53313, Chicago Roastery