Bar Back

Department: Food & Beverage

Reports to: Multi Outlet General Manager, Assistant General Manager, Supervisors

Status: Exempt

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Position: Bar Back
Location: Fort Myers, FL
Reports to: Multi Outlet General Manager, Assistant Manager, Food and Beverage Supervisor
Status: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Job Summary:
Beacon Social Drinkery Bar Back will be responsible for ensuring exceptional service to all guests that is consistent and continually in accordance to the Luminary Hotel & Co. service standards and standards of Mainsail Lodging & Development. Beacon Bar Back will also be responsible for helping all other staff and operations to maintain a well-organized, clean and well-stocked outlet. Friendly interactions with patrons will be required but the focus will be on the support staff position.

**Please note, Mainsail Lodging & Development maintains a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment screening will include a background check, is required for all candidates offered a position.

Essential Functions

• Provide service to bartenders in a timely manner
• Prepare all mixes and garnishes
• Ensure proper rotation of all liquor, beer, wine and consumable items
• Keep bar top clean and free of dirty glasses, trash, etc. throughout shift
• Keep back bar clean and organized
• Clean glasses, utensils, and bar equipment
• Clean all spills immediately and place all trash in proper receptacles.
• Sweep and mop as needed
• Empty trash as necessary
• Assist with loading/unloading of miscellaneous equipment, such as boxes, food and beverage product
• Maintain opening/closing liquor, beer, wine and consumables par
• Ensure all stocking is complete, requisitions are filled out and any shortage of stock is reported
• Provide guests with accurate and thorough information regarding menu items, pricing, and allergen information
• Light food running when applicable, ability to carry plates that may be warm or hot
• Recognize and cultivate regular guests and repeat business
• Respond to guest concerns/complaints and correct errors or resolve complaints while maintaining a positive attitude escalating to management when necessary
• Monitor potentially intoxicated and/or disruptive guests and promptly bring to a manager’s attention
• Inform management of any complaint, comments or incident
• Ensure nightly/weekly and opening/running/closing duties are completed
• Record and report any equipment failure and/or safety hazards to management immediately
• Move furniture as directed by management, including but not limited to: tables, chairs, bar stools, banquettes, bar tables, boxes, and equipment
• Comply with all safety and health department procedures and all state and federal liquor laws
• Maintain company safety and sanitation standards
• Assists and/ or completes additional tasks as assigned by management

Qualification Standards

Education & Experience
• High School diploma or higher
• Previous hospitality experience required
• Minimum of one (1) year related experience
• Experience with POS systems
• Familiarity with beer and spirits
• Proper lifting techniques
• Guest relations
• Sanitation and safety
• Safe alcohol service
• Full service restaurant operations

Physical Demands
• Ability to lift 30 pounds or more
• Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
• Ability to communicate clearly
• Corrected vision to normal range
• Ability to work long hours as needed

Mental Demands
• Make sound judgments quickly
• Work on multiple tasks, making appropriate progress towards deadlines
• Able to work independently, take direction, and provide direction to others
• Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
• Ability to work effectively in stressful, high pressure situations

NOTICE: The hotel business functions seven days a week, 24 hours a day. All employees must realize this fact and be aware that at all times it may be necessary to move associates from their accustomed shift as business demands. In addition, this is a hospitality business and a hospitable service atmosphere must be projected at all times.

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Date Posted:
January 13, 2023

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