lead BARTENDER | augusta kitchen
The Lead Bartender is tasked with organizational and creative direction of the bar program. Primary tasks include:
Quality control and training,
Creative direction and co-curating of cocktail, spirits, wine, and beer lists, working closely with GM, AGM, and FBRM.
The ideal candidate has exceptional bartending skills and knowledge, a professional and friendly personality, as well as strong leadership and customer service skills.
Bartenders provide full service to an appropriately sized bar section, while executing service bar duties for the entire restaurant. As a central personality in the restaurant, bartenders contribute to guest experience and staff morale, while enforcing safety, legal, and store standards pertaining to alcohol service. Ideal candidates are detail-oriented go-getters with strong organizational skills, and excellent menu knowledge of food, spirits, beer, and wine. 2+ years serving or bartending experience required.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
VA ABC compliance
Enforce ID and alcohol safety policy among servers and bartenders
Complete ABC Online Training for Managers (MART)
Daily Execution of Bar Program to include
Daily opening checklist completion
Full execution of service bar and bar service, including beer, wine, and spirits production, table maintenance, and customer and staff education
Execution of carry-out sales program
Maintenance of bar organization and other systems
Quality control of all bar prep and production
Inventory and waste management to include:
Weekly inventory and ordering duties
Enforcement of proper drink ringing protocol, discounts and promotions
2 years restaurant experience
1 year bar experience
6 months management experience
Excellent beer, wine, and liquor knowledge
Fully qualified as Support, Server, Bartender, and M.O.D.
Reports directly to GM, AGM
Reports occasionally to FBRM
Compensation – 0-30 Days:
Range of Pay Increase: May Adjust Starting Pay @ 30 Day Eval
Range of Pay Rate: $7.00/hr. + tips
Compensation – 31+ Days:
Range of Pay Increase: $0/hr.-$.50/hr. per eval
Range of Pay Rate: $7/hr — $10/hr + tips