Summary of Position:
Provide welcoming, timely and accurate service while preparing the highest quality beverages to our guests. Interact with our guests and ensure they have a great experience when dining with us. At all times, bartenders are expected to be attentive to our guests' needs while making them feel welcome, comfortable, important and relaxed.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Greet guests, take beverage orders directly from guests.
Learn the names of and personally recognize our regular guests.
Prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, consistent with the company's standards and recipes.
Check identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol. Ability to identify false identification.
Responsible for assigned house bank and follow all cash handling procedures.
Collect payment for all goods served and balance all receipts.
Ensure that all product has been entered into the point of sale system. Any special checks to be closed by a manager.
Report all equipment problems and bar maintenance issues to the General Manager and/or management team of the restaurant.
Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of all food and beverage menus, promotions, and special events taking place within the company.
Handle barware carefully to prevent breakage and loss.
Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the bar including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves and storage areas. Washing glasses and utensils throughout the shift.
Deal appropriately and professionally with customers who have consumed too much alcohol. Being willing to refuse service or call a taxi.
Assist with restocking and replenishment of bar inventory and supplies.
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
2 year minimum previous bartending experience is preferred.
ServeSafe training is preferred, but not required at the time of initial hiring.
Ability to communicate and understand the English language.
Be willing to serve and entertain guests according to the perceived atmosphere and expectations of guests.
Have a working knowledge of beer, wine and liquor and common drink recipes.
Possess basic math skills and have the ability to handle money and operate a cash register.
Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time.
Ability to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds.
Ability to work late nights, holidays, and weekends as required.
Punctuality and regular, reliable attendance including reliable transportation.
Honesty and integrity; hard working.
Possess good hygiene; coordinated and efficient; multi-task efficiently; organized, accurate, and reliable.
Works in a team environment; works with the public in a calm, courteous, friendly and professional manner.
Willingness to complete requirements for ServSafe certification.
Rick Erwins Dining Group