• Benchmark Hospitality
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • May 26, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Come be a part of something bigger! Benchmark Pyramid is a strong believer in offering our employees Work-Life Effectiveness through, practices, policies, and programs to help our employees achieve success at both work and home. Here are just some of the great benefits we offer: Full Time employees have access to Medical and Dental insurance to fit your needs Benchmark University (You can grow both personally and professionally through on-line webinars and self-study courses) 401K match (Let us help you build your financial future) Companywide Hotel Room Discounts (Who doesn't love to get away) Paid Time Off Employee Assistance Program (We are here to support you) Employee family events (bring the kids!) Partnerships and discounts with major retailers such as AT&T, Verizon and Dish to name a few Many more, please inquire for more details The David Rubenstein Forum seeks to meet the need for a University-wide facility for scholarly and academic discourse on campus. The venue will support and promote inquiry, the open exchange of ideas, and the power of academic, interdisciplinary convening. The Forum is located on the site at East 60th Street between Woodlawn Avenue and Kimbark Avenue. It serves as a place where scholars can gather and exchange ideas through activities that range from talks and workshops to multi-day conferences that span academic disciplines. The facility provides spaces and amenities that are not currently available on campus, including highly collaborative, well-appointed meeting and event rooms commensurate with the types of conferences, special events, workshops, and meetings that University faculty and academic departments host. The project has a sustainable design target of LEED Silver. What you will have an opportunity to do: BASIC FUNCTION: The Bartender will serve drinks and food at the bar. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, & WORK EXPERIENCE High school diploma or equivalent. Three years bartending experience. One-year fine dining or high-end resort experience. Extensive liquor, beer, wine and mixology knowledge. Excellent customer service skills. Pleasant and helpful personality. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Compose and be knowledgeable of standard drinks and liquors or wines specific to restaurant bar. 2. Plan and maintain par levels for bar inventory. Prepare daily orders for bar items to maintain pars. 3. Responsible for cash handling and bank procedures as outlined by the Accounting Department. 4. Perform accurate bar inventory on the 10th, 20th and last day of each month or as deemed necessary by the Director of Restaurants or the Restaurant Manager. 5. Responsible for learning suggestive selling techniques and using them during services. 6. Maintain cleanliness of all workplace areas that apply to the bar. 7. Maintain perfectly crisp uniform. MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Respond to any reasonable task as assigned by supervisor or manager. 2. Greet guests as they enter restaurant. Take and return guests coats as needed. 3. Deliver cocktails to tables as needed. 4. Assist in other Food and Beverage departments as needed What are we looking for? Someone with an engaging and welcoming personality Current bartenders' certification or appropriate license Knowledgeable in the latest trends around mixology Someone who is descriptive and can sale Someone with 2-4 years of bartender experience Someone with knowledge of wine, beer, cocktails, and spirits Someone who can work under pressure in a fast-paced environment Someone with a passion for creating an exceptional experience for all guests Someone with excellent communication skills Benchmark Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.