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Restaurant Bartender

    • Job Tracking ID: 512450-617488
    • Job Location: Wayzata, MN
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Date Updated: April 19, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

ninetwentyfive at The Hotel Landing is actively searching for professional, friendly, and fast-paced Bartender. This is a Part Time position. Expected regular shifts will vary.

Located only 20 minutes from Downtown Minneapolis on the shore of Lake Minnetonka, Wayzata is becoming a trendy food scene for this small town community with a highly seasonal influx of tourists.

Managed by Hay Creek Hotels, this luxury 92 guest room & suites boutique hotel, includes an upscale 2 level restaurant/bar, seasonal patio, state of the art meeting facilities, ballroom and health spa. This is a brand new property with room for advancement!

Job Summary:

  • Greet, direct, seat, and serve guests in accordance with company service standards.
  • Be knowledgeable about all beverage options offered, regularly making recommendations to guests.
  • Craft, mix, and pour all beverage items in accordance to Food and Beverage standards.
  • Be thoroughly familiar with menu items, promotions offered, hotel offerings, and related materials.
  • Complete designated side work efficiently and thoroughly. Clean and maintain all working areas and equipment.
  • Assist in resolving any complaints, and communicate disgruntled customers to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Reconciliation cash, accurately charge credit cards, and make appropriate cash deposits at end of shift. Complete all transactions using the Point of Sale system.
  • Organize and maintain consistent liquor inventory. Communicate inventory needs to appropriate manager.
  • Participate in development of, and be knowledgeable of all wine and beer lists offered.
  • Participate in development of, and be knowledgeable of all specialty cocktail menus.
  • Ability to make pairing suggestions.
  • Open and serve bottled wine in accordance to HCH service standards.
  • Able to pour glass wine, beer, and mixed drinks in accordance with HCH service standards.
  • Understand and practice safe serving practices, such as cutting a customer off, suggesting food items, spacing out drinks, calling driving assistance, etc.
  • Ability to obtain proper certification for state liquor requirements.
  • Complete proper set up for temporary or banquet bars.
  • Prepare garnishes and mix drink ingredients prior to shift.
  • Adhere to all pouring guidelines and recipes.
  • Operate efficiently and calmly throughout peak service times and high stress situations.
  • Inquire throughout the course of the meal if the food, service, and dining atmosphere are to his/her satisfaction.
  • Be thoroughly familiar with menu items and related materials.
  • Clean and maintain all working areas and equipment.
  • Complete designated side work efficiently and thoroughly.
  • Use the suggestive selling method for building check averages.
  • Assist in resolving any complaints, and communicate disgruntled customers to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Undertake all reasonable tasks requested by supervisors.
  • Represent a positive working liaison with all other members of the kitchen and front of house staff.
  • To prepare and present bills to customers for payment using the point of sales system (POS).
  • Obtain settlement from customers, either cash, credit or room charge, and settle bills using the POS system.
  • Practice guest safety and ensure correct billing to room when processing room charges.
  • Complete all listed opening, side-work, and closing checklists, cleaning checklists, and duties related to shift.
  • Reconciliation cash, accurately charge credit cards, and make appropriate cash deposits at end of shift.
  • Close out and check out with manager once shift is complete.
  • Consciously assist in all company promotions when required.
  • Practice cleanliness and safety in all dining areas, liquor and wine storage areas.
  • Participate in daily staff meetings and department training meetings.
  • Understand and communicate daily specials and specialty menus to guests.
  • Deliver food consistent with expectations of proper timing of food courses.
  • Assist in training new employees and helping others.
  • Assist team members as needed to promote a positive teamwork environment.
  • Practice conscious knowledge of food allergies and safety, communicate effectively to guests with allergies, let manager know before ordering for guest.
Hay Creek offers an extensive benefit and incentive package, including;
  • Insurance Benefit package, to include Company-funded Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Accident, and Critical Illness
  • Competitive Salary/Wages
  • Competitive Paid Time Off Structure including Vacation, Sick, Holiday Pay, Jury Duty Leave, and Bereavement Leave
  • Standard Annual Performance/Salary Reviews
  • Merit and Cost of Living Adjustments
  • Complimentary Meals Daily
  • Complimentary Heated, Underground Parking
  • Employee and Friends & Family Lodging Discounts as low as fourty-nine dollars per night at all HCH Properties
  • Discounts at specific property partners (NEIRA, Historic Hotels of America)
  • 50% Discount when Dining at any HCH Property
  • Industry Discounts through Working Advantage (Entertainment Tickets, Hotels, Rental Cars, Outdoor Activities, Restaurants, etc.)
  • Discounts at each of our Spas, Golf Courses, Fitness rooms/programs and other featured amenities
  • Supportive, open-door policy work environment
  • Work Culture that is fun, energetic and motivating
  • Employee Recognition Program - 'Delight and Surprise Dollars'
  • Accelerated Career Advancement to include professional enrichment, conferences & classes, and manager in training programs.

Experience and Skills:

Required Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must feel comfortable with technology. Working knowledge of a Point of Sale system preferred
  • 1 year serving experience in a high-volume restaurant, fine dining preferred.
  • 1 year bartending experience in a high-volume restaurant, fine dining preferred.
  • Alcohol service training certificate a plus (will train if needed).
  • Ability to work in a constructive, team working environment with a positive, upbeat and customer-focused attitude
  • Ability to operate smoothly under pressure and stress
  • Flexibility to work nights or mornings, weekends, holidays, and busy seasonal days (i.e. town festivals).

Hay Creek Hotels ensures all candidates are able to apply for employment. If you require a reasonable accommodation or assistance in completing an online application, please contact the local Human Resource office at the hotel in which you are applying.