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Hyatt Bar 54 Bartender in NEW YORK CITY, New York

Description:
Bartenders are responsible for providing libations and offering customized recommendations. The right person should be familiar with the latest in mixology, bar equipment, and sanitation standards, with a focus on maintaining an attractive bar. This position offers opportunity for casual conversation, creativity and allows for building on one’s style and previous bartending experiences. Preferred candidates will have understanding of state and local serving guidelines.

Bar 54 serves up trendy handcrafted cocktails from our hotel’s 54th floor, offering breathtaking river-to-river views of the Chrysler Building and lower Manhattan

The tallest rooftop bar in Times Square provides a standout environment for enjoying delicious mixed drinks, fine wines, and light gourmet fare after a long day of working or sightseeing around town.

Essential Job Functions:

• Learns guest’s names and uses them to address them. Remembers regular guests’ favorite drinks. • Inspect bar and stations before, during and after shift for proper set-up, side work and cleanliness and perform assigned duties with respect to set-up, side work and breakdown of bars and stations. Maintain cleanliness and sanitation procedures at all times. • Be knowledgeable of all menu items, garnish, contents and preparation methods of Restaurant and Bar. Be prepared to answer any guest questions about the menu in a direct, concise way • Accurately take food and beverage orders for the Bar, utilize suggestive selling techniques, input order into POS computer system, promptly place orders with kitchen, explain specific guest requests, compile order (including proper garnishes, side orders and condiments), deliver and serve order to guest, replenish beverages and clear table as guest finishes drinks and/or meal. • Regularly checks back with guest, anticipate guest needs and promptly act to resolve any problems or guest complaints. Apprise management of all guest complaints and operational problems, even those that have been resolved. • Serve food and beverages in accordance with established techniques for quality service, appearance, temperature and portions; carry trays containing food, beverages, coffee pots, pitchers of beverages, service ware carefully through crowded areas. • Responsible for profitable bar cost by accurate measurement of product; Measure all drinks properly using a jigger. No free pouring • Promptly present check to guest. Understand and adhere to all cash, credit, guest check and tip reporting procedures. • Adhere to all regulations concerning the handling, storage and service of alcoholic beverages. • Possess a strong knowledge of alcoholic beverages, service standards and etiquette • Possess knowledge of service ware and food and beverage equipment used in the preparation of beverages and side dishes • Controls operation of his/her station. Insures proper execution of service between team members. • Awareness of hotel functions, and special events. • Help maintain the cleanliness of the restaurant/bar

Qualifications:
o A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment. o Refined verbal communication skills. o Must have physical stamina to lift moderate amounts of weight.

Primary Location: US-NY-New York City
Organization: Hyatt Centric Times Square New York
Pay Basis: Hourly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Bars/Restaurants/Outlets
Req ID: NEW008910

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