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IHG Bartender (Part Time)- Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas

Bartender (Part Time)- Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk

Job Number R173735

Hotel Brand: Holiday Inn

Americas - United States - Texas - San Antonio

Description

About us

Travel is a journey. We help make it a joy. Starting with a warm, inviting welcome for all guests, whether traveling on business or for fun, enjoying a quick night, or relaxing for the week. We thrive on making our guests stays brighter, helping them create memories that will last a lifetime. Irresistible smiles are our specialty. We should know, we’ve been on our journey since 1952. So if you can help us spread the joy of travel to all, we’d love to give you a warm welcome to the Holiday Inn® family.

Your day to day

At Holiday Inn ® we want our guests to relax and be themselves which means we need team members to:

  • Be you – by being natural, professional and personable in the way you are with people

  • Get ready – by taking notice and using your knowledge so that you are prepared for anything

  • Show you care – by being thoughtful in the way you welcome and connect with guests

  • Take action – by showing initiative, taking ownership and going the extra mile

Your day to day duties will include:

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

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

  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication .

  • Prepare beverages requested by customers. Adhere to established pouring standards and drink recipes to provide a consistent product to the guests and to control costs. Coordinate food service with restaurant(s) for bar/lounge guests.

  • 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. Alert Management of any service and/or safety issues.

  • Set up bar including all 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 properly secured before, during, and at close of shift.

  • Inspect bar daily for cleanliness and attractiveness and inspect all equipment and machinery for proper operation. Sweep and mop bar floor after shift. Wipe down counters, equipment, stools, chairs, tables, and other areas as required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What we need from you

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. Additional languages are preferred.

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)

  • Moving about the bar, lounge and kitchen

  • Bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting

Other:

  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with guests, wait staff, cooks, 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 frequently used when handling cash and credit.

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

The statements in this posting are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.

What we offer

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a uniform, great room discount and superb training. Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - click here at http://careers.ihg.com/ to find out more about us.

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

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