IHG Bartender - Stinger Bar at InterContinental New York Times Square in New York, New York

Description:

Do you see yourself as a Bartender ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or onliine games, 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 providing fast and courteous beverage service to guest and ensuring quality presentation per established standards. You may also provide service of food from the restaurant and/or assist the Bartender with set-up and maintenance of appetizers or "happy hour" buffet.

JOBOVERVIEW:

Prepare

beverages and/or serve food for the customer in a prompt and courteous manner

while maintaining a high level of quality and consistency.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet guestspleasantly as they approach the bar; promote house drinks and utilizeup-selling skills to maximize revenues.

  • Prepare beverages requested by customers.Adhere to established pouring standards and drink recipes to provide aconsistent product to the guests and to control costs.Coordinate food service with restaurant(s) forbar/lounge guests if applicable.

  • Monitor guestbehavior and guest alcohol consumption to determine when alcohol serviceto the guest should cease; notify management of incidents involvingexcessive alcohol consumption or impaired condition of customers; checkidentification whenever the age of a guest requesting an alcoholicbeverage service is questionable.

  • Alert Management of any service and/or safetyissues. Make appropriate service recovery gesturesaccording to established guidelines in order to ensure total guestsatisfaction.

  • Set up bar includingall liquor, mixers, ice, garnishes, glassware and supplies.Perform pre- and post-shift side-work(empty/fill ice-bins, prepare garnishments, replenish/store snacks, etc.).Requisition all necessary supplies.

  • Inventory unused liquor and beverages.Ensure that all liquor is properlysecured before, during, and at close of shift.

  • Obtain, count and secure bartender’s bank;receive cash and credit payments from customers; give accurate change andbalance cash drawer at end of shift.

  • Inspect bar daily for cleanliness andattractiveness and inspect all equipment and machinery for properoperation.Sweep and mop bar floorafter shift.Wipe down counters,equipment, stools, chairs, tables, and other areas as required.

  • Promote teamwork and quality service throughdaily communication and coordination with other departments.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications include basic reading, writing and math skills. You will need knowledge of liquor brands, beer, wine, champagne, non-alcoholic beverages, designated glassware, preparation methods and garnishments is preferred. You must meet the state legal age requirements and an alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler cards may be required by the local or state government agency. The Bar Servermay 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 lounge and kitchen, bending, stooping, kneeling and lifting.

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. Must meet state

legal age requirements. Must speak

fluent English.

Other:

  • Communication skillsare utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with guests,wait staff, cooks, and supervisor.

  • Alcohol awareness certification and/or foodservice permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local orstate government agency.

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Reading and

writing abilities are utilized often when taking orders, describing cocktail

items, completing paperwork, etc.

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Basic math skills are frequently used when handling

cash and credit.

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May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or

holidays.

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: NY-New York

Requisition ID: R145742