Carlisle Corporation

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Bartender

Bartender

Job ID 
2016-1347
Address 
272 S Main St
Location 
US-TN-Memphis

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Overview

The Bartender is responsible for ensuring positive guest experiences while accurately mixing and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.  Bartenders are expected to be attentive to guest needs at all times and are responsible for creating and maintaining a welcoming, comfortable and relaxed environment.

Responsibilities

  • Team with other LYFERs, where applicable, to apply consistent focus on the guest; Pay close attention to detail in the performance of all tasks.
  • Participate in and foster positive team relations with all fellow LYFERs and management.
  • Be courteous and professional in all interactions; 
  • Greet each guest who enters the bar area; Take beverage orders directly from guests and/or other LYFERs.
  • Deliver drinks to guests in a prompt and accurate manner; Retrieve and server food orders
  • Follow all state and local guidelines for responsible alcoholic beverage service; Check identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of food and drinks, offerings, menus and promotions.
  • Take initiative and be creative in resolving guest challenges and complaints; inform a supervisor of all guest situations, even if you were able to solve the guest’s concern.
  • Learn and utilize operational procedures for POS system and register to efficiently process guest transactions
  • Ensure that the assigned bar area is fully equipped with tools and products needed for mixing beverages and serving guests; Prepare accurate beginning counts and issue inventory or purchase requisitions as needed to replenish supplies.
  • Prepare garnishes for drinks.  Restock bar with beer, liquor, wine, glassware, juices, etc.; Ensure proper rotation.
  • Always “Close to Open” by setting up for a successful shift the next day.
  • Constantly monitor work area for cleanliness; Mop floors, wipe bar top and bar stools regularly and clean up spills immediately to avoid slip-and-falls.
  • Follow all guidelines for collecting payment, including credit card transactions and proper cash handling.
  • Verify bill authenticity
  • Perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required from time to time.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Of legal age to serve beer, liquor and wine
  • Basic knowledge of beer, wine, and spirits and familiarity with standard drink recipes.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and effectively implement written and verbal instructions.
  • Strong team orientation and ability to work with a variety of departments to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Ability to count and accurately make change involving large sums of money.
  • Ability to use calculator, bill counters, and coin counters.
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Ability to work well in a high stress, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform simple mathematical calculations, to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used by guests who typically visit the work location.
  • Technology aptitude for working with POS and digital register.
  • Strong skills for persuasive sales, with keen ability to connect easily with customers.
  • Scheduling flexibility to meet operational needs. Hours may be extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays.

 

Other Requirements:

 

Must be able to stand and exert fast-paced mobility for entire shift.  Must be able to frequently lift and carry food and other items weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally greater.  Must be able to go from warm to cold climates (workstation to coolers).  Hours may be extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays.