IHG On Call Bartender - Crowne Plaza White Plains New York in White Plains, New York

On Call Bartender - Crowne Plaza White Plains New York

Job Number R158430

Hotel Brand: Crowne Plaza

Americas - United States - New York - White Plains

Description

About us

What’s your passion? Whether you’re into tennis, painting or gardening, at IHG we’re interested in YOU.

The Crowne Plaza White Plains is a well known landmark hotel in the Westchester, White Plains area. Located in the heart of the downtown district, this hotel enjoys an upscale and affluent clientele. The Crowne Plaza White Plains boasts an excellent local reputation and has served as host for many of Westchester’s most prestigious corporate and social clients.

By bringing your expertise and passion to any one of our brands, you will help us achieve our goal of creating great hotels guests love. We currently have a position available for Full Time Busperson.

This will be an excellent opportunity for an outstanding individual who share our passion for taking care of our guests. This professionally trained individual must be dedicated to providing customers with prompt enthusiastic service.

Your day to day

JOB OVERVIEW:

Prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for guests during banquet/catering functions.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set up banquet bar including all liquor, mixers, ice, garnishes, glassware and supplies; inventory unused liquor and beverages. Perform pre- and post-shift sidework (set-up cart, empty ice-bins, securing liquor, etc.).

  • Prepare and serve beverages in a prompt and professional manner in accordance with established standards and responsible alcohol service.

  • Greet guests pleasantly as they approach the bar; promote house drinks and utilize up-selling skills when applicable to maximize sales.

  • Adhere to established pouring standards and drink recipes to provide a consistent product to the guests and to control costs.

  • 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 an alcoholic beverage service is questionable.

  • Follow procedures to (1) ensure the security and proper storage of liquor and beverage items, (2) ensure the security of monies, credit and financial transactions if applicable, (3) replenish/requisition supplies in a timely and efficient manner, and (4) to minimize waste and misuse of liquor.

  • Complete paperwork such as consumption reports, incident reports, etc. according to specified procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What we need from you

Qualifications and Requirements:

Basic reading and writing and mathematical skills. Specialized knowledge of bartending and mixing drinks; knowledge of liquor brands, beer, wine, champagne, and non-alcoholic beverages, and designated glassware, preparation methods, and garnishments. Must meet state legal age requirements. Must speak fluent English.

This job requires the ability to perform the following:

  • Handling, carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds (bar ware, carts, boxes, bottles, etc)

  • Bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting

Other:

  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with guests, servers, and supervisor.

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

  • Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when taking orders, describing cocktail items, completing paperwork, etc.

  • Basic math skills are used frequently when handling cash.

  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

What we offer

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 and are available as well as access to wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Mostly importantly, we’ll give you the room to be yourself

So What’s your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.

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