Bartender - Full-Time
Location: US-MD-BethesdaID: 2019-16252# of Openings: 3Category: OperationsStore Number: 1004Doing Business As: Benihana BethesdaBusiness Unit: Benihana Bethesda Corp.Position Type: Full-TimeOverviewResponsible for positive guest interactions while accurately preparing and responsibility serving beverages to guests and servers in a friendly and efficient manner. Follows standard recipes, mixes ingredients and prepares cocktails and other drinks. Offers and serves food items to guests, collects payment for drinks served and maintains bar area clean, sanitary and organized. ResponsibilitiesPromptly greets guests, takes beverage orders from the restaurant servers or directly from guestsPromptly prepares beverage orders for servers according to server ticketsMixes alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, cocktails and other beverages as requested and in compliance with company standards and recipesChecks identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol. Promptly notifies management of underage drinking guests who are obviously intoxicatedRings up all drink and food orders in the POS system, collects payment for drinks and/or food served, balances all receipts and follows proper cash handling procedures.Ensures bar area is fully equipped with tools and products needed for mixing beverages and serving guests. Promptly reports any defective product or equipmentOffers and serves food items to guests seated at the bar when appropriate or as requestedDemonstrates a thorough knowledge of food and beverage products, menus and promotionsResponsible for routine cleaning, set up and breakdown of bar. This includes all preparation required to run bar efficiently and smoothlyWashes and sterilizes glassware and keeps bottles, glassware and beverage products arranged to make an attractive displayCompletes daily/weekly cleaning and side work requirementsPerforms other duties as assigned by a supervisor QualificationsMinimum 1 year experience in bartending preferredPrevious experience with Japanese cuisine, particularly sushi and sake preferredBasic understanding of wine, spirits and sake requiredMust be certified in Responsible Alcohol Service by applicable agencyMust be 21 years of age or olderMust have a High School diploma or GED. College course work and/or degree highly desirableMust be eligible to work in the United States#JTNot ready to apply? Join our Talent Network! Text "Benihana" to 51893.