Bartender
Property Name:
Westmont Hospitality Group
Job Title: 
Bartender
Location: 
District of Columbia/Washington
Company Name: 
City: 
Washington
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management  Position: 
No
Bonus Pay: 
No
Accommodation: 
No

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Corporate Overview

Westmont Hospitality Group was founded in 1975. What started with a single hotel in North America, has grown to become one of the largest privately-held hospitality organizations in the world.

Throughout the years, Westmont has had an ownership interest in and operated over 1,100 hotels. Currently this stands at over 500 hotels across three continents. Westmont has formed strategic alliances with many of the world's largest hotel brands. These include Fairmont, InterContinental Hotels Group, Hilton, Accor, Starwood, Wyndham, Choice Hotels, Renaissance, Radisson and Best Western. The company is one of the largest franchisees and co-owners of IHG hotels and Hilton hotels worldwide. Westmont has a very diversified portfolio ranging from budget and aparthotels to mid-market business and large conference hotels to boutique hotels and luxury resorts.

Our employees are our most valued resource.  Their expertise is what drives our future success.
If you are skilled in the hospitality industry and seek a stimulating workplace that fosters creativity, teamwork and personal development, contact us today. We reward our employees with the benefits and opportunities you’d expect from an industry leader.

Job Description

Westmont Hospitality is actively seeking to hire a very strong, exceptionally knowledgeable, energetic and highly experienced Bartender to join our outrageous team for an upscale boutique hotel in the fabulous area of Foggy Bottom in Washington DC..

 

  • Greets guests in a courteous and friendly manner, promotes and documents orders for drinks. Mixes, garnishes and presents drinks using standard ingredient recipes and practicing prudent portion control.

  • Maintains proper and adequate set-up of the bar on a daily basis. This includes requisitioning and stocking of all beer, wine, spirits, paper products, straws and stirrers, condiments and produce based on projections from the daily functions sheet.

  • Responsible for maintaining stock, cutting, and storing of all fresh fruit and vegetable garnishes, juices and other perishables daily to ensure product quality.

  • Receives cash from guests, makes any change needed, verifies validity of charges, records charges, and ensures vouchers are properly executed, in order to balance all moneys.

  • Locks up and stores all beverages, food and other equipment items, deposits cash drops and secures bank.

  • Responsible for answering bar phone within three rings and correctly and courteously take room service orders.Inputs orders into a register at the point of sale and creates a check for each guest and personnel guests, including those served by other beverage servers, to maintain accountability of all beverages served.

  • Performs general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned by your supervisor to adhere to health standards.

  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.

  • Follows safety and security procedures and rules.

  • Knows department fire prevention and emergency procedures.

  • Utilizes protective equipment.

  • Reports unsafe conditions to supervisor.

  • Reports accidents, injuries, near-misses, property damage or loss to supervisor.

  • Provides for a safe work environment by following all safety and security procedures and rules.

  • All team members must maintain a neat, clean and well groomed appearance. (Specific standards outlined in team member handbook).

  • Perform any related duties as requested by supervisor/manager.

  • Assists other Beverage Personnel when need.

Job Requirements
  • Knowledge of all State, Federal and Corporate liquor regulations pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages to minors and intoxicated guests.

  • Hold a current Food Handler Card

  • Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparation and service of various alcoholic beverages.

  • Basic mathematical skills necessary to operate a cash register, make change, total guest checks, count total bank, prepare cash drops, total all other charges, and understand portion sizes.

  • Basic English language writing skills necessary for completion of requisitions, and vouchers.

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