Hyatt Beverage Batching (Barback) in SAVANNAH, Georgia
At Thompson Savannah, we believe our guests select us because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing authentic hospitality and meaningful experiences to each every guest. Thompson Savannah is a place where high expectations aren't just met-they're exceeded. It's a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry. It's a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture.
Luxury along the Savannah River’s edge where the Historic District meets the burgeoning Eastern Wharf, honoring the city’s colorful past paired with today’s vibrant present. A steppingstone to all that Savannah has to offer from noteworthy historical sites to high-end shopping on Broughton Street to perusing eclectic art at the SCAD Museum of Art, Thompson Savannah is an urban oasis to relax, revitalize and rejuvenate. Indulge in the essentials: 193 supremely chic guestrooms including 21 spirited suites; a restaurant inspired by the bounty of the Georgia coast, swanky rooftop bar with post-card worthy panoramic views; a sprawling pool deck with private cabanas and sun room bar, state of the art fitness center, and nearly 8,200 square feet of flexible function space perfect for energizing meetings and serene nuptials.
The Beverage Batching (Barback) is responsible for executing the prep and batching for the cocktail program. This includes preparation of syrups, infusions, garnishes, and cocktail batches. This position will work with the beverage manager to write prep lists and compile orders based on business demands. The Batching position is also responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of prep and storage spaces, as well as the upkeep of cocktail draft lines and frozen machines. Batching position will also assist with inventory and checking in requisitions.
Essential Duties / Tasks / Responsibilities:
70% Batching and prep work
Evaluates current prep inventory and future needs based on par lists
Works with beverage manager to write requisition for items needed to execute prep
Prepares batch recipes as directed, with consistent results
Able to read, understand, and produce in a timely manner
Maintain a neat and organized work area to include adhering to sanitation standards according to state law and health codes.
Maintain a neat, clean, and professional appearance according to company standards
Maintain a thorough knowledge of beverage menu items
20% cleaning & equipment maintenance
Regular cleaning of draft cocktail lines according to standard procedure
Regular maintenance of Taylor frozen machines according to standard procedure
Maintenance of clean and organized beverage storage spaces, including liquor room and bar cooler
Other assigned maintenance tasks, planned or un-planned
10% Inventory and requisition upkeep
Assist beverage manager with monthly inventory
Maintain organization of storage spaces
Check in liquor and produce requisitions to ensure accuracy, report inconsistencies to beverage manager
Stock inventory in designated spaces
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities (KSA’s):
Ability to prioritize and maintain multiple tasks at a time.
Good time management skills.
Basic knowledge of spirits
Basic knowledge of culinary production and kitchen operations
Ability to effectively communicate
Proficient in handling knives and culinary tools
Basic mathematics for multiplying or dividing recipes
Food safety certification
BarSmarts certification (company can provide training)
Culinary or bar experience
Primary Location: US-GA-Savannah
Organization: Thompson Savannah
Pay Basis: Hourly
Job Level: Full-time
Req ID: SAV001929
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