Follows standard recipes to prepare cocktails, other beverages and mixing liquor. Serve wine and draft or bottled beer, and change beer systems when needed. Collects money for beverages served. Orders or requisitions liquor and supplies; cleans, and stacks. Keeps inventory up to par. Follows company policies and controls. Participates in special promotions and up-selling by suggesting brand names to guests.
Regular and punctual attendance.
Ability to adhere to Sonesta grooming standards.
Ability to constantly lift and move approximately 40 pounds, including setting and storing in overhead areas.
Ability to push/pull a loaded beverage cart weighing approximately 200 pounds, including up and down inclines.
Ability to bend, squat, kneel, climb and reach on a daily basis.
Ability to move freely within the bar area.
Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time.
Ability to stand or walk on a continuous basis, and run as warranted.
Ability to perform tasks requiring sustained repetitive motion, (for example: pouring drinks), and/or fine motor skills.
Ability to communicate with guests and be able to direct them to the various facilities and functions within the hotel.
Ability to properly maintain and operate equipment, (for example: blenders, dish washing equipment).
Ability to interact with guests and other employees in a courteous, empathetic, and discreet manner.
Ability to carry out all safety and emergency procedures, for example: fire, crowd control, inclement weather and bomb threats.
Ability to handle cash and credit transactions.
Ability to effectively utilize point of sale equipment.
Ability to read and write effectively.
Ability to perform basic arithmetic, including the use of percentages.
Ability to work with chemicals, (for example: cleaners and disinfectants), and with prolonged exposure to water.
Ability to sustain direct contact with public; must establish high degree of customer service, (smile, eye contact, positive personal presentation, etc.,) and high volume of interaction with guests and staff.
Responsible for proper set-up and presentation of bar area.
Responsible for the accurate requisition of liquor, beer and wine from the purchasing department.
Responsible for maintaining accurate par levels at the bar.
Responsible for proper collection and tally of all sales in accordance with the checkout procedure.
To follow all drink recipes written in the standard beverage manual.
To constantly maintain bar area as clean and orderly as possible.
To function responsibly in a team-oriented atmosphere.
To be familiar with other aspects of the hotel in order to provide guest information and guest satisfaction.
To maintain excellent work habits which insure hospitable service.
Checking for cleanliness of bar and service area.
To perform other work related duties as assigned by Management.
Special Qualifications, Education or Licenses:
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Must have both a TABC card and a Food Handler Certification.
3-6 months restaurant, bar, or hospitality guest service position.
Must speak, read, write and understand English clearly and fluently.
Must be available to work Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons and evenings.
Additional Job Description
Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:
Health Benefits (Health & Dental Insurance)
401(k) Retirement Plan
Sonesta Hotels & Other Outlets Discounts
Employee Recognition Programs
Newborn & Adopted Child Leave
Spousal & Domestic Partner Leave
Short Term Disability
Long term Disability
Employee Referral Program
Employee Activities & Events
Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.