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Bartender - Cleaver & Cork KC

Bartender - Cleaver & Cork KC

Job ID 
2015-2513
Location 
US-MO-Kansas City
Venue Name 
Cleaver & Cork KC
Type 
Regular Part-Time
Posted Date 
9/2/2016

More information about this job:

Overview:

 A gourmet butcher-driven Gastro-pub, featuring mid-western influenced offerings with fresh, seasonal and local ingredients.  The menus, developed by chef, Alex Pope, showcase classic yet bold ingredients meant to accent the highest quality meats and seafood available as well as cleverly curated cocktail and wine lists.  The space celebrates  timeless comfort using natural materials and colors while maintaining a subtle, metropolitan feel.  Cleaver & Cork is soon to become downtown Kansas City’s choice for a truly distinctive culinary and cocktail experience.

 

We are looking for an experienced and professional individual to add to our team as a Bartender to prepare beverages and/or serve food for the guests in a prompt and courteous manner while maintaining a high level of quality and consistency.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Includes, but not limited to:

  • Provide an energetic, outgoing, fun personality while maintaining professionalism.
  • Perform varied duties to ensure all aspects of the proper steps of service.
  • Offer polite, professional, and courteous customer service.
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers and guests.
  • Mix ingredients and prepare cocktails and other drinks according to drink recipe.
  • Serve wine, and bottled or draft beer.
  • Take beverage orders from serving staff or from guests.
  • Communicate effectively, clearly, patiently and humorously with co-workers and guests.
  • Complete all side work as assigned.
  • Be well-versed in the products in order to guide the guest experience and sell food and beverage items.
  • Check guests’ identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption.
  • Present and encourage current promotions to guests.
  • Accurately record and account for all items ordered and secure payment from guest.
  • Accurately account for all sales and receipts and record tips as outlined in company policies and procedures.

 

Qualifications:

At least 1-2 years experience with bartending at high volume bars and/or nightclubs.  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 languages preferred.

  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with guests, cooks, wait staff, and supervisors.
  • 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, completing paperwork, etc.
  • Mathematical skills, including basic math are used frequently.
  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

 

Job requires the ability to perform the following:

  • Handling, carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds. (bar ware, boxes, bottles, ect.)
  • Moving about the bar, lounge, and kitchen efficiently and safely.
  • Handling food, objects, products and utensils effectively and safely.
  • Bending, standing, stooping, kneeling.