Bartender Job Description

Bartenders are responsible for positive guest interactions while accurately and efficiently mixing and serving drinks. It is required that bartenders are attentive to our guests’ needs as well as making them feel welcome, comfortable, and relaxed.  Communication and teamwork is necessary as we all work together.

General Responsibilities

  • Smile and help to exceed guests’ expectations always
  • Greet guests, explain any new cocktails, drink/food specials, and soups
  • Serve guests with efficiency and a friendly attitude
  • Always check identification cards to ensure that guests are of legal drinking age, we card anyone that looks 30 or less
  • Make server’s drink orders
  • Keep a clean and stocked work station
  • Have the ability to change kegs and soda syrups when needed
  • Make suggestions and pairings
  • Demonstrate knowledge of food and beverages
  • Stay updated on substitutions and up-charges (no surprises)
  • Communicate any guest’s special needs/allergies to the kitchen staff
  • Check back to make sure that everything is to each guest’s pleasure and offer your assistance with anything else that they may require
  • Clear empty dishes, replenish utensils, refill drinks, offer another round of drinks or dessert and coffee
  • Issue receipts, accept payments, and make change
  • Ensure each guests is thanked and given a farewell as they exit
  • Follow all cash-handling procedures, thank our guest for coming in to visit us
  • Accept server’s check outs
  • Adhere to uniform/dress code and proper daily hygiene

Job Qualifications

  • Positive attitude
  • Cheerful professional personality
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Positive interpersonal skills
  • Multitasking skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be 18 or older
  • WI Responsible Beverage Server Certification required

Rate of Pay

$6.50 per hour plus tips & % of sales tip from servers  (Bartenders tip Bar Backs when scheduled)