Bartender


Department: Food & Beverage

Job Summary:  Bartenders are the lead employee on the restaurant floor, making drinks for guests while adhering to DLC rules and regulations, and monitoring the bar and restaurant to maintain a pleasant environment for all guests

 Essential Functions:   

  • Retrieve cash for the restaurant’s daily operation from accounting prior to daily opening
  • Check ID’s for all guests who do not appear to be over 30.
  • Prepare drinks for guests and monitor consumption to prevent over-serving of alcohol
  • Take and deliver orders for guests seated at the bar
  • Monitor inventory for the bar and report low supplies to restaurant manager for replenishment
  • Restock bar at end of each shift
  • Adhere to food safety standards
  • Maintain cleanliness of the bar area and restaurant in general

NOTE:  All Bolton Valley employees are required to perform alternate functions from time to time, both within and outside of their assigned department, particularly during peak periods such as holiday weekends. 

Customer Service Expectations:  With extensive customer contact, must be helpful, friendly, courteous and professional in accordance with Bolton’s commitment to providing superior customer service while maintaining good order.    

 Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma
  • Previous bartending work a strong preference but not a requirement, as employee can be trained

Required Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Ability to learn about and recite menu items
  • General organizational skills
  • Knowledge of food safety issues
  • Basic knowledge of liquors, wines, and beers
  • Ability to operate POS system to ring in orders
  • Valid proof of DLC certification prior to employment, or willingness and ability to attend DLC certification course

 Physical and Mental Demands:  Requires prolonged periods of standing and walking, and lifting of kegs and large boxes of wine and liquor weighing up to 50 lbs.  Stress can result from the often fast pace and the demands of guests.

Work Environment:  The position involves exposure to open flames and hot items (from fireplace and hot plates of food), as well as sharp cutting utensils. Most work is performed indoors, but some occasional outdoor work, such as snow shoveling, may be required.  Outdoor work is performed in all weather conditions, including extreme cold, snow, wind and rain, on varied snow surfaces. 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.