General Description of Work
With delegated authority, reporting to the General Manager, Restaurant Manager, Beverage
Manager and Lead Bartender, the Bartender is responsible for...
Take beverage orders from guests and servers.
Prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks consistent with the Restaurant's
standard drink recipes.
Learns the names and personally recognize our regulars.
Record drink orders accurately and immediately after receipt into the register system.
Accept guest payment, process credit card charges and make change (if applicable).
Wash and sterilize glassware.
Prepare garnishes for drinks and replenish snacks, appetizers for bar patrons.
Maintains bottles and glasses in an attractive and functional manner to support efficient
drink preparation and promotion of beverages.
Clear and reset tables in bar area.
Present drink menus, make recommendations and answer questions regarding
Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the bar including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves
and storage areas.
Receive and serve food orders to guests seated at the bar.
Report all equipment problems and bar maintenance issues to restaurant manager.
Assist the restocking and replenishment of bar inventory and supplies.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
Understands shift ends once approved by MOD.
Ensures that company policy in regards to drinking age is followed and that the service
of alcoholic beverages to obviously intoxicated guests is stopped and referred to the
Manager on duty immediately.
Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the
restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor
Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting;
Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative
situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and
grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able
to read and interpret written information.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative
tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits
organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently;
Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other
people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure;
Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position;
Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes
responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work
when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person
with an alternate plan.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
A minimum of 1 year experience as a bartender.
Have working knowledge of beer, wine and liquor and common drink recipes
Be 21 years of age.
Possess math skills and have the ability to handle money and operate a point-of-sale
Be able to learn our menu, including food, beverage and wine; maintain a working
knowledge of all changes provided by management, Chef de Cuisine, Beverage Director.
Ability to read, speak and interpret documents in clear English.
Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel
Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 10 hours).
Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds.
Must have exceptional grooming habits.
Maintain a clean uniform throughout shift.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral,
or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in