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Bartender | Tempe
Property Name
AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe/Downtown
Job Title
Bartender | Tempe
Company Name
AC Hotel Tempe
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
Bonus Pay
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A Premier Hotel Management & Investment Company with Strategic Vision and Strong Core Values

Since 1987, Pacific Hospitality Group has maintained a strategic vision and strong core values as guiding principles for business success. With luxury hotel properties from Napa Valley to Southern California, PHG's growing portfolio of hotel and resort investments reinforces the company's cohesive vision and ensuing success.

PHG manages, develops, finances, and owns hotels and resorts located in California, Hawaii, Arizona and Louisiana. We currently own and manage 11 hotels and resorts, representing over 2,676 rooms and 203,650 square feet of premier indoor meeting and event space.

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity to join our newly opened AC Hotel Tempe, a 159-room lifestyle select service hotel, as a Bartender. 

Are you an individual who enjoys working at a continuous steady pace in a service environment?  Do you enjoy working in a team oriented culture where providing outstanding and consistent quality service to others is appreciated?  Are you attentive to details and have excellent follow through?

If the answer is YES, AC Hotel Tempe and Pacific Hospitality Group is looking for you!

Job Summary:

As a Bartender, you are responsible for preparing beverages and providing exceptional food service to property guests during events, special events, and other catered functions, as well as any other property hosted event as requested and scheduled.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Curates Craft Cocktails and/or beverages to guest specifications
  • Describes all bar items; methods of preparation and prices as needed. Must have extensive knowledge of all bar/menu items
  • Proper shaking, mixing, and stirring techniques using required Boston Shaker, Bar Spoon, Beakers, Jiggers, Hawthorne/Juniper Strainers
  • Extensive knowledge of the surrounding area, events, and directions to guide and enhance a guests local experience
  • Works with guests to accommodate special requests and special dietary needs
  • Utilize suggestive selling on established menu items or specials to maximize food and beverage revenues
  • Serves menu items to guests in a prompt and courteous manner
  • Performs pre and post-shift side work; set-up, breakdown, condiments, roll-ups etc
  • Responds to guest inquiries and special requests promptly to ensure guest satisfaction; notifies supervisor of guests' complaints and unusual situations
  • Cash handling/ balance bank at the end of each shift and calculating tip outs
  • Serves guests at assigned station quickly, courteously, and Obtains food and beverage from prescribed locations and serves guests according to established procedures and using appropriate service techniques
  • Observes guests to fulfill any additional requests and completes assigned side work as directed
  • Familiarizes self with all items on daily basis. After events, cleans away service and accessories
  • Follows all standard food handling, TIPS, Title IV, sanitation and health department guidelines

Job Requirements:

  • Possess a basic knowledge of food and beverage preparation, service standards of comparable hotel, guest relations and etiquette
  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • Ability to work on AM, PM, weekend and holiday shifts as required by operational needs

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience within a hotel/resort environment
  • A valid current Food Handlers Card or willingness and ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment
  • Responsible Beverage Certified (TiPS) (Title IV)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to serve needs of guest through verbal face-to-face interaction
  • Ability to perform basic math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, crouch/bend/stoop, reach, smell, and push/pull, the employee is constantly required to hear and talk.  The employee must occasionally sit, grasp, and lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities constantly required are near vision and occasionally required include close and far vision.  Finger dexterity is required to operate a point of sale system, use of a jigger, and stirring with a bar spoon.

AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe/Downtown is an equal opportunity and E-Verify Employer M/F/V/D

For more information about this hotel and Pacific Hospitality Group (PHG), click on Hotel Portfolio tab and About PHG.

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Job Requirements

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.