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UPBAR Lead Bartender/Mixologist

Midas Hospitality
Saint Louis, MO
  • Expired: July 01, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Lead Bartender/Mixologist - UPBAR We offer a range of benefits including, but not limited to: * Robust PTO policies * Career growth opportunities * Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage * 401k matching * Employee Assistance Program * Marriott employee discount rates Start Your Journey with Midas Hospitality: Midas Hospitality is seeking a Lead Bartender/Mixologist for the UPBAR at the Element by Westin Forest Park to join our team. The UPBAR is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail and connect, laugh and lounge, meet up with old friends and make new ones. This rooftop bar, has two outdoor patios, a view of the arch, tasty appetizers and fascinating cocktails. What You Will Be Doing: * Leads by example while adhering to all bar standards * Maintains an upbeat personality, smile, high energy and being a team player * Shares involvement with manager in recruitment, interviewing and retention of Bartenders * Facilitates the implementation of company learning/training programs * Monitors daily use of Service Standards and F&B Recipes * Trains and retrains bartenders as needed * Logs and maintains waste/spill log * Logs and maintains breakage log * Conducts pour tests for bartenders on a weekly basis (passes the test themselves) * Conducts daily opening and closing checklists completions * Coaches bartenders on maintaining bar service standards and drink recipe adherence * Performs bar checks * Performs weekly beverage inventory * Performs weekly bar supplies and glassware inventory * Ensures Bar Prep Procedures are being followed and assists for establishing par levels * Follows up on proper maintenance of bar equipment (coolers, frozen drink machines, tools, etc.) * Maintains fresh garnishes at bar * Maintains, operates, cleans and tests the glass washer * Participates in a team environment that promotes sales and service success * Commits to maintain the culture through the evolution of the business * Attends all restaurant-related meetings and training sessions, and apply learned skills on the job * Declares all tips as required by law and ensures all bartenders adhere to tip policy. * Receives and implements feedback and coaching * Possesses complete knowledge of all food and beverage menus - including ingredients, preparation methods, and presentation * Maintains spreadsheet recipes for all prepared drinks and cocktails * Possesses competent knowledge of beer, wine, and spirits * Possesses complete knowledge and application of all Hospitality Standards * Balances service between bar top Guests and the service well * Practices and coaches proper cash handling and proper operation of the point-of-sale system * Practices and coaches the continuous updating of guest tabs * Maintains a clean, sanitary, and safe environment for all team members and Guests * Maintains proper stock levels (including inventory control and ordering) of perishables and spirits according to projected business * Implements the Seasonal Cocktail Program timely and properly * Participates in the creation of Fresh Cocktails * Participates in ordering and setting Par levels * Meets with vendors * Participates in employee scheduling * Stores all product and keeps organized liquor/beer and wine rooms clean and organized * Follows up with Daily, Weekly and Monthly Cleaning checklists * Verifies proper government-issued identification of Guests when alcohol is ordered as required by state and federal law * Adheres to Company and hotel policies and procedures * Performs all other duties as asked or required by property managers and/or corporate managers * Sends reports to corporate as requested The Ideal Candidate: * Must meet minimum age for preparing and serving alcoholic beverages * Must have at least one year as head bartender or bar supervisor * Two years of bartending or related experience in a full-service restaurant * High School diploma or GED * Must have current food handler's card and alcohol service certification as required by federal/state/local law * Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds on a consistent basis * Frequent bending and twisting on a consistent basis * Routine standing for entire shift for 8 hours * Maneuvering of hand cart, blenders, knives, slicers, wine keys, and other tools listed in the training manual About Us: From humble beginnings in 2006 to an enterprise being driven by more than 1,000 people today, Midas Hospitality has never lost sight of our #1 priority - people.

Currently, Midas Hospitality operates 40+ hotels in 14 states with a focus on select-service and extended-stay properties for leading brands such as Marriott, Hilton and IHG. At Midas Hospitality, we make room for people's dreams. That means building a company where people love to work, our financial partners love the results and everyone loves the experience. As a people-first organization, we offer opportunities to grow and benefits to flourish for anyone with a desire to serve others and a tremendous work ethic.

We aim to competitively compensate our associates and reward their contributions. Please visit our website for more information: Midas Hospitality is recognized as one of the Top 100 U.S. Employers in 2021 (by MogulRecruiter). Ranking #30 for talent, #13 for diversity, #33 for best in minorities, #16 for blacks and #11 for women. Midas Hospitality is proud to be a drug free workplace and equal opportunity employer.

Midas Hospitality


Saint Louis, MO
63108 USA



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