IHG Bartender - Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria, Virginia

Description:

Do you see yourself as a Bartender ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into hockey, knitting or farming, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. This position has overall responsibility for preparing beverages and/or serving food in a prompt and courteous manner while maintaining a high level of quality and consistency.

Located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria near Washington, DC, the Crowne Plaza Alexandria offers our guests a convenient location and top-quality amenities. Our hotel is only two miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and less than six miles from Washington DC and we are located near all of the major attractions and monuments.

Guests will enjoy spectacular views of the Potomac River and city from many rooms, a large fitness center, and the Sleep Advantage Program with comfortable beds. We're only a few minutes’ walk to the shops and historic homes on Alexandria's revitalized waterfront. Walking tours of the historic area and River Cruises of the national monuments begin just minutes from our lobby. Our 100% non-smoking hotel is ideal for business travelers as we are only a few minutes from corporations such as Robbins-Gioia, Deloitte, the Pentagon and the many museums, bureaus and government offices of Washington, DC. We also offer the convenience of eight meeting rooms, a 24-hour business center and wireless high-speed Internet access. For family and fine dining, our Chequers restaurant offers an amazing buffet breakfast and the exciting Railstop Gastropub serves lunch and dinner.

Alexandria has long been a popular destination for leisure and corporate groups, association & government travelers. We offer complimentary shuttles to DCA/Reagan Airport, Metro/Subway and King Street. Those in the know turn to the Crowne Plaza Alexandria time & again for superior service & our convenient location just minutes from Washington D.C.

This position has overall responsibility for preparing beverages and/or serving food in a prompt and courteous manner while maintaining a high level of quality and consistency. You will prepare beverages requested by customers and monitor guest behavior and guest alcohol consumption to determine when alcohol service to the guest should cease; notify management of incidents involving excessive alcohol consumption or impaired condition of customers; check identification whenever the age of a guest requesting alcoholic beverage service is questionable.

You will set up bar including all liquor, mixers, ice, garnishes, glassware and supplies and perform pre- and post-shift side-work while requisitioning all necessary supplies. The role is responsible to Inventory unused liquor and beverages and ensure that all liquor is properly secured before, during and at close of shift. Inspect bar daily for cleanliness and inspect all equipment and machinery for proper operation. You will sweep and mop bar floor after shift and wipe down counters, equipment, stools, chairs, tables and other areas as required. The Bartender may also perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications include basic reading, writing and math skills. Knowledge of liquor brands, beer, wine, champagne, non-alcoholic beverages, designated glassware, preparation methods and garnishments. Formal bartending training preferred. You must meet state legal age requirements.

An Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler cards may be required by local or state government agency. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following: handling, carrying or pushing items weighing up to 50 pounds, moving about the bar, lounge and kitchen, bending, stooping, kneeling and lifting.

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.

Job: Hotel General Management

Location: VA-Alexandria

Requisition ID: R134902