Banquet Staff- Bartender

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Bartender - Non-Tipped
As Needed for Events 

Job Overview:
The Bartender will provide exceptional customer service, and mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through wait staff, quickly and without waste. Bartenders must work well with wait staff and other staff to ensure that customers receive prompt service. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.
General Responsibilities:
  • Greets guests, mixes and serves alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks, and creates drink recipes with appropriate garnishes.
  • Checks identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Bartenders should be friendly, tactful, and attentive when dealing with customers.
  • Takes beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons.
  • Slices and pits fruit for garnishing drinks.
  • Arranges bar/cart supplies and glasses to make attractive displays.
  • Maintains bar/cart area in a neat and sanitary manner.
  • Cleans glasses, utensils, and bar equipment; cleans bars, work areas, and tables.
  • Records all sales, collects money, operates a cash/credit card/electronic payment register, and follows all cash-handling procedures as required.
  • May prepare and/or sell food items.
  • May take inventory and review stock and requisitions.
  • May stock the bar with beer, wine, liquor, and related supplies such as ice, glassware, napkins, or straws.
  • Follows all company safety/security policies and procedures; reports accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; and completes safety training as required.
  • Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Must be able to make a wide range of drink recipes and be able to mix drinks correctly.
  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Listen carefully to their customers’ orders, explain drink and food items, and make menu recommendations.
  • Converse with customers on a variety of subjects, to create a friendly and welcoming environment at the bar.
Certifications: None.
General Qualifications:
  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
  • Maintains a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule is helpful.
  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.
  • Should be able to work nights, weekends, and some holidays.
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shifts on time with satisfactory regularity.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and o
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