Earl Enterprises San Jose , CA 95111
The Bartender contributes to the success of Buca di Beppo by serving the Guests within the restaurant. The Bartender's responsibility is to serve Guests in a friendly, sincere manner and to do "whatever it takes" to insure a vital, vibrant, and powerfully flavored Guest dining experience. The Bartender is also responsible to provide friendly, efficient service to the Server's and Wait Assistant's.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Warmly greet and pitch your bar Guests in a friendly and sincere manner.
Effectively merchandise food and beverages in an informative, friendly and enthusiastic manner.
Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
Pre-bus tables, bar tops and counter tops in the bar area. Wipe tables, counter tops and bar tops and seats in the bar area with dampened cloths, and replace dirty tablecloths.
Clean up spilled food, drink and broken dishes, and remove empty bottles and trash from bar area.
Reset tables, bar tops and counter tops in bar area according to company specifications and standards. Set tables with clean linens, condiments, and other supplies.
Clean and polish counters, shelves, walls, furniture, and equipment in bar area.
Clean up accidental spillage or breakage.
Record orders, place accurate orders and monitor the timing of the Guest experience.
Ensure quality food and beverages for your Guests.
Up-sell and suggestive sell at every opportunity.
Suggest an appetizer to every Guest after receiving their drink order.
Prepare high quality drinks consistently.
o Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks.
o Slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks.
Work the service bar in a friendly and efficient manner. Insure that all drink orders have been rung in.
Attempt to limit problems and liability related to customers' excessive drinking by taking steps such as persuading customers to stop drinking, or ordering taxis or other transportation for intoxicated patrons.
Clean glasses, utensils, and bar equipment.
Arrange bottles and glasses to make attractive displays.
Present accurate bills, collect proper payment and secure payments. Follow all cash handling procedures and policies. Balance cash receipts.
Follow the Ten Points of Difference and Guest Standards of Execution as found in the Bartender Workbook.
Anticipate and exceed your Guest's expectations
Work as a team and use positive communication skills at every opportunity.
Clean, stock, and maintain the bar throughout shift.
Follow all safety and sanitation policies.