Bartender

Employer
GrillMarx Steakhouse
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Closes
Jan 29, 2022
Ref
334102947
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
Provide timely, accurate, and friendly service while preparing the highest quality beverages for our guests. Each bartender's primary objective is to show our guests such a marvelous time, they will want to return.Activities & Responsibilities:(Primary)Promote, work, and act in a manner consistent with the mission of GrillMarx SteakhousePrepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks consistent with the restaurant's standard drink recipes.Accept guest payment, process credit card charges, and make change if necessary.Check identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.Clean and sterilize glasses, utensils, and bar equipment.Check all stations including shuck regularly to ensure cleanliness and inventory - fill or clean as needed.No cell phones may be used behind the bar other than a quick text if necessary or to add to a conversation with a guest that will enhance their experience.No idle hands ever - time to lean - time to clean - use this time to check the checklist on the wall. Check bathrooms/run food, fill salt and pepper shakers, wipe placemats, menus, clean area around POS etc.Record drink orders accurately and immediately after having received them into the register system.Attempt to limit problems and liability related to guests' excessive drinking by taking steps such as persuading guests to stop drinking, or ordering taxis or other transportation for intoxicated guests.Stock bar with beer, wine, liquor, and related supplies such as ice, glassware, napkins, or straws.Present drink menus, and food menus, make recommendations, and answer questions regarding beverages and food.Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from guests seated at the bar or along the rail and tables if needed - be helpful and courteous to all staff while helping them deliver a great product to the guestsClean bars, work areas, and tables.Reset tables in bar area.Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks.Slice and pit fruit, and prepare other garnishes for drinks.Ask guests who become loud and obnoxious to leave, or physically remove them.Arrange and maintain bottles and glasses in an attractive and functional manner to support efficient drink preparation, promotion of beverages, and attractive displays.Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the bar including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves and storage areas.Recognize and learn the names of regular guestsAssist the restocking and replenishment of bar inventory and supplies.Report all equipment problems and bar maintenance issues to the restaurant manager.Attend all scheduled employee meetings and offers suggestions for improvement.Coordinate with and assist fellow employees to meet guests' needs and support the operation of the restaurant.Fill-in for fellow employees where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations(Supplemental)Plan, organize and control the operations of a cocktail lounge or bar.Order or requisition liquors and supplies. - Alert manager to any low stock itemsAssist in cleaning bar at the end of your shift prior to completing your shift.Create drink recipes when asked.Respond to Management requests/calls in a timely fashion.Provide guests with information about local areas, including giving directions.Use Comp check according to manager direction. Any drinks served and not recorded on the guest check or comp check may result in terminationNo partaking in drinking behind the bar until your shift is overEmployee Discount - 50% off from employee menu at designated times. Or while dining in separate from a day you are scheduled to workTools & Technology (examples in parentheses)Bar code reader equipmentCredit card processing machinesCash registersCarbonated beverage dispenser (draught foam control devices, electronic beer line maintenance equipment, refrigerated liquid recirculation equipment, soda dispensers)Cocktail shakers or accessories (3-piece and 4-piece cocktail shakers, pour spouts, spirit measures)Commercial use:blenders, graterscutlerydishwashersjuicersmixersstrainers (4-prong strainers, cocktail strainers, Hawthorn strainers, julep strainers)Ice shaver machines or accessories (ice chippers, ice crushers, ice flakers)Non-carbonated beverage dispenserPoint-of-sale receipt printersPoint-of-sale terminals and workstationsTouch screen monitorsInternet browser softwareREQUIREMENTSContemporary chophouse & raw bar known for its prime rib, served amid warm, brick-&-wood decor.