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Restaurant Bar Lead
Summary
Title:Restaurant Bar Lead
ID:1148
Department:Operations
Description

Bar Lead Position

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed. Responsible for serving food and beverage with friendly, individualized attention focusing on the company core values. Works to train staff and maintain proper inventory levels. Creates new and exciting drink features and works to promote the bar program.

Experience

 

2-3 years experience as a bartender is preferred.

Must have a flexible schedule and the ability to work evenings, weekends and/or holidays based on business demands.

A working knowledge of the practices and procedures of safe food handling and TIPS certification required.

Excellent customer service skills.

Friendly demeanor and positive attitude.

Ability to work in a team.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages while maintaining the highest quality and consistent customer service.

 

Follow all company procedures.

 

Assesses customer’s needs and preferences and makes recommendations and responds proactively to customer complaints.

 

Maintains professionalism and is friendly and approachable towards guests and staff.

 

Reports directly to the General Manager.

 

Complies with all food and safety procedures.

 

Works with bar vendors to try new products as needed. Keeps tastings to a minimum and only as needed.

 

Orders sufficient product from vendors and maintains accurate inventories.

 

Works with management to understand the budget and inventory record keeping.

 

Trains new bar staff and works with current staff to maintain high bar standards.

 

Creates new bar features and works with management on new menu offerings.

 

Works as the sommelier on the floor and behind the bar.

 

Checks identification and confirms it meets legal drinking age.

 

Prepares tables, laying out napkins and utensils, making sure condiments are refilled, performing all other preparation tasks.

 

Staying updated on current menu choices, specialties and menu deviations.

 

Issues guest checks in a timely manner and promptly returning change and receipts.

 

Performing basic cleaning tasks as needed or directed by supervisors.

 

Assists with special events as needed.

 

Greets all guests warmly and with an appropriate greeting.

 

Adheres to grooming and appearance standards consistently.

 

Reports safety hazards to manager on duty. Reports all employee accidents to manager on duty.

 

Maintain sense of urgency when on service floor.

 

Maintain service areas and side works duties for overall productivity.

 

Complete all other duties as assigned.

 

 

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: Experienced bartender position. 2-3 years related experience preferred. Must be TIPS certified.

 

Language: Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, vendors and co-workers.

 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud.

 

Physical demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must regularly lift and/or and stand for long periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use their hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

 

Hours and Availability

Typical workweek: 25-40 hours

*May be more hours during high event seasons.

 

Hours vary depending on business demand.

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