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Hotel Restaurant Bartender

Prepare and set up the bar, making and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic (and all variations of) beverages with energy, efficiency, and enthusiasm - service with a smile. Ensure supplies are kept stocked and visible while preserving appropriate hygiene standards. Demonstrate service excellence and an exciting guest experience while maintaining a positive work environment.

Examples of duties & responsibilities

  • Prepare all mise-en-place needed for bar snacks and cocktails
  • Prepare and set up the bar
  • Ensure smooth running of bar and lounge area
  • Ensure smooth running of guest beverage service of bar and counter area
  • Ensure daily beverage stock take is done
  • Be available for mid-month and month end beverage stock count
  • Liaise with floor manager for stock orders
  • Ensure the recording of spillage and beverage transfers in transfer book
  • Check all beverage stock for expired items and report to the floor manager
  • Ensure beverage costs are kept to a minimum
  • Clean and maintain hygiene standards
  • Ensure supplies are stocked and visible during service
  • Clean and polish cutlery, glassware, and restaurant surrounds.
  • Proactively promote all other Spier experiences on site and be knowledgeable about what we have to offer
  • OE, stocktaking, other ad hoc requests as required, ensuring optimum service delivery
  • Use MICROS system competently and follow departmental procedures correctly
  • Report complaints and/ or any incidents to management promptly, helping to find solutions where possible
  • Be familiar with and adhere to company policies and procedures
  • ‘Live and breathe’ the ethos of Spier, inspiring a passion for - and sharing knowledge of - sustainable living, great food, wine, and hospitality
  • Convert that passion into action by providing service excellence and a memorable experience for guests
  • Maintain a positive work environment through compliance with quality and operational standards and great teamwork

Skills, experience & educational requirements

  • At least one year’s experience in a similar role
  • Experience of cocktail preparation desirable
  • Relevant tertiary degree or diploma (or similar) desirable
  • Literacy and Numeracy essential
  • Excellent verbal communication skills (English), other language(s) desirable
  • WSET or CWA certification advantageous
  • Knowledge of local wines and tasting profiles
  • Knowledge of different types of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage options and mixers
  • Barista training advantageous
  • Positive guest orientation
  • Knowledge of Micros (or similar) point of sale system
  • Health & safety and hygiene standards essential
  • Able to function under pressure and be self-motivated
  • Able to deal with people at all levels with confidence and ease
  • Exude friendliness and a welcoming disposition
  • A vibrant and responsible approach with a cheerful and service-oriented outlook

Equity Statement

Spier is fully committed to achieving its Employment Equity goals and preference will be given to applicants who enhance our ability to achieve these goals. Should you not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date: Thursday, 7 July 2022