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Bartender

Oakville, Canada

Company Description

Whether in our kitchens, dining rooms, event venues or offices, our singular purpose is to captivate guests with our unparalleled quality, service, and food and wine knowledge.  We achieve this only through the excellence, innovation and passion of our team members.  If you are seeking a rewarding career that involves first rate training and education, mentoring and development, attractive compensation, and inspiring rewards and recognition, consider joining Oliver and Bonacini Restaurants.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY
Our Bartenders take pride in their food, wine and spirit knowledge. They build relationships with their guests and are often asked for by name. They display natural showmanship, have great communication skills and an eye for detail. A Bartender receives beverage orders and makes beverages in a timely and efficient manner maintaining all O&B standards. They also communicate beverage descriptions and modifications with team members to ensure guests receive their requested beverage.


PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create a positive guest experience through interaction and adherence to the steps of service
  • Knowledgeable of all food and beverage items in order to make recommendations
  • Answer questions about food, beverages, wine and other restaurant functions and services
  • Ensure accuracy when entering information into the POS system
  • Utilize seat-specific ordering so to not auction food when it is delivered to the table
  • Ensure guests are satisfied with their food, beverage and service
  • Promptly receive drink order chits and pour all beverages according to O&B standards
  • Ensure accuracy when making all beverage orders
  • Present beverages in a clear and organized manner at the service bar pick up area
  • Communicate beverage descriptions, specials and information to guests and team members
  • Setup and take apart bar area, dishwasher and cappuccino machine
  • Stock and maintain all bar products including misen place
  • Check and maintain beer keg and liquor levels
  • Count and take inventory of all beverages and supplies and assist manager with inventory ordering
  • Maintain a clean and organized bar area
  • Receive beer, wine and liquor orders on delivery dates
  • Wash, polish and arrange glasses in a neat and attractive display
  • Be aware of any special requests, inclusive of guest allergies
  • Follow all food and beverage safety standards and systems
  • Other duties as assigned or required

Qualifications

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • SmartServe Certified
  • Prior experience as a bartender and/or server in a similar environment
  • Enrolled or completed a Hospitality, Food & Beverage and/or Special Events Program is an asset
  • Wine, beer and cocktail knowledge is required
  • Passion for food, beverage and providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and able to lift and move beer kegs, liquor and wine boxes

Additional Information

** We thank all applicants for their interest in Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **