B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group

  • Off the Record Bartender

    The Hay-Adams
    Job Function
    Food & Beverage
    Union/Full Time
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    To provide personalized and immaculate guest service and an elegant dining experience by anticipating and providing for all guest needs/requests.  To effectively and efficiently take orders, deliver beverage and food orders, and maintains assigned work areas in a manner that meets or exceeds all currently established standards.  Promotes “Off the Record” and The Hay-Adams with professionalism and enthusiasm.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

    1. Set up bar to include any beverage, polished glass, silver, china and garnishes. Ensure proper counter top and table set up to include lights and bar snacks.
    2. Restock bars by using established par levels, requisitions and by following establishment practices.
    3. Prepare and serve beverage and cocktails by adhering to established recipes and establishment practices, making sure all condiments and garnishes are correct. Issue beverages to service personnel or directly to patrons by adhering to hotel policy and all local and state laws with regard to preparation, service, sanitation and accounting.
    4. Accurately and quickly take guests order, according to the prescribed procedure. Make knowledgeable, informed and articulate recommendations and suggestions regarding all menu items, cocktails, beverage items and the wine list.
    5. Clear and reset counters and tables as necessary and perform other services as determined by establishment.
    6. Compile beverage and cocktail fruit requisitions according to establishment practices and retrieve approved requisitions.
    7. Change beer kegs and CO2 cylinders as needed for proper service timing.
    8. Be familiar with the Micros system with regards to posting checks and amending postings. Total guest checks, close checks, accept payments. Close out shift and balance reports. Ensure all cash procedures and policies are strictly adhered to.
    9. Perform any other reasonable duties as required and directed.
    10. The Hay Adams Handbook, the Department Standard Operating Manual and our policies and procedures are part of this Job Description.
    11. Observe diners to make eye contact and anticipate the guest's needs with service being attentive at all times (i.e. the guest should not have to request/need service at any point), respond to any additional requests and to determine when meal has been completed.


    To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to a satisfactory standard. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    License/Certification: Must be able to obtain any/all locally required licenses/certifications that relate to the job being performed such as TIPS or ServeSafe food safety certifications.


    Basic Expectations:  This position is one of very high guest contact and position profile, as such, all established standards of excellence must be maintained at all times and every effort must be made to meet and/or exceed all guest expectations or requests.


    Language Skills:  Must have good working knowledge of the English language - ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to guest and other employees of the organization.


    Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurements, volume and distance.


    Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


    Physical Ability:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


    EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disabled


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