Bartender

  • Inns of Aurora
  • Aurora, New York
  • Apr 07, 2021
Full time Bartenders

Job Description

We are looking for a hard working, part time bartender willing to work Friday and Sundays. There will also be occasional shifts to fill on other days.

Position Purpose
  • The Bartender is responsible for serving drinks to bar and dining room guests while creating and maintaining a fun, yet safe and responsible environment.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks
  • Serve wine, beer, liquor and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to guests
  • Memorize drink recipes and prepare a varied menu of mixed drinks for guests
  • Serve snack or food items to guests seated at bar area
  • Receive and prepare drink orders from guests or servers
  • Develop and maintain interpersonal relationships with repeat guests
  • Check identification for guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcoholic drinks
  • Remain aware of guest alcohol limits and level of orderliness at the bar per TIPS training
  • Cut fruit for specialty drinks
  • Stock bar with adequate amounts of wine, beer, liquor and other beverages
  • Stock other bar related supplies, as needed
  • Assist with creation of bar menus
  • Plan, organize and control the operations in the bar area
  • Present checks, collect payment and cash out each guest correctly with transaction receipts
  • Complete and check cash-out at the end of shift
  • Clean glasses, utensils and bar equipment
  • Mop and scrub floors, sinks, coolers and counters at the end of each shift
  • Complete all side work and daily cleaning tasks
  • Adhere to other cleaning duties required at end of shift
  • Attend all mandatory training and meetings
  • Maintain positive and helpful attitude with all guests and employees
  • Maintain professional demeanor and adhere to proper dress policy, as defined in the IOA handbook
  • Follow guidelines and expectations as stated in the employee handbook
  • Report all issues in the dining area to restaurant management team
  • Other duties, as assigned

Requirements
  • Previous bartending experience
  • Ability to maintain neat, professional and clean appearance and practices
  • High level of professionalism and passion for the industry
  • Ability to work while standing for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in a team environment with servers, bartenders, chefs and other Inns of Aurora employees
  • Ability to adhere to proper food regulation standard and health and safety standards
  • Ability to maintain calm and collected demeanor under stressful and fast-paced working conditions
  • Flexibility with guests and hourly schedules
PREFERENCES
  • Local wine, food and fine-dining knowledge
  • Knowledge and understanding of workplace safety procedures

Special Position Requirements
  • TIPS certification; will train as needed

Benefits

We are proud to offer outstanding benefits to all of our employees.

Full-time employees, those working 30 hours per week or more on average, are offered competitive medical and dental benefits, as well as generous paid time off packages.

Full-time and part-time employees are eligible to participate in our 401K program and supplementary benefits.

We are particularly proud to offer all of our employees a highly competitive employee discount at all of our lodging and dining properties.