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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:

  1. 70% Batching and prep work

  2. Evaluates current prep inventory and future needs based on par lists

  3. Works with beverage manager to write requisition for items needed to execute prep

  4. Prepares batch recipes as directed, with consistent results

  5. Able to read, understand, and produce in a timely manner

  6. Maintain a neat and organized work area to include adhering to sanitation standards according to state law and health codes.

  7. Maintain a neat, clean, and professional appearance according to company standards

  8. Maintain a thorough knowledge of beverage menu items

  9. 20% cleaning & equipment maintenance

  10. Regular cleaning of draft cocktail lines according to standard procedure

  11. Regular maintenance of Taylor frozen machines according to standard procedure

  12. Maintenance of clean and organized beverage storage spaces, including liquor room and bar cooler

  13. Other assigned maintenance tasks, planned or un-planned

  14. 10% Inventory and requisition upkeep

  15. Assist beverage manager with monthly inventory

  16. Maintain organization of storage spaces

  17. Check in liquor and produce requisitions to ensure accuracy, report inconsistencies to beverage manager

  18. Stock inventory in designated spaces

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities (KSA’s):

  1. Ability to prioritize and maintain multiple tasks at a time.

  2. Good time management skills.

  3. Basic knowledge of spirits

  4. Basic knowledge of culinary production and kitchen operations

  5. Ability to effectively communicate

  6. Proficient in handling knives and culinary tools

  7. Basic mathematics for multiplying or dividing recipes


Preferred Qualifications

  1. Food safety certification

  2. BarSmarts certification (company can provide training)

  3. Culinary or bar experience

Primary Location: US-GA-Savannah

Organization: Thompson Savannah

Pay Basis: Hourly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Bars/Restaurants/Outlets

Req ID: SAV001929

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