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Employment Type:
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Posted:
8/28/2015
Job Category:
Food Service
Industry:
Food & Beverage
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Bartender Full Time Next Door By Wegmans Restaurant
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. | Rochester, New York
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Job Description

 

What is my job: 

Our Bartenders combine their ability to provide incredible service with their knowledge of beverage preparation to fulfill drink orders for guests at the bar. In this position, you’ll work with the General Manager and other team members to learn about beverage offerings and recommend items for guests to enjoy. If you enjoy working with people and are looking for an opportunity in a fast-paced environment, this could be the role for you!

 

How do I make a difference? 

Providing Incredible, Knowledge  Based Customer Service

  • Create a positive and energetic atmosphere while serving guests in a courteous, attentive and efficient manner during their visit
  • Provide guests with a reason to return by building rapport and ensuring the best possible service and experience when preparing drinks to order and collecting payment
  • Learn and demonstrate a thorough understanding of beverage offerings, become familiar with menu items and talk to guests in a manner that creates interest and enthusiasm, while promoting offerings and utilizing suggestive selling techniques
  • Continuously study menu changes and attend beverage classes whenever possible to continue to grow food and beverage knowledge
  • Follow regulations for checking guest identification to ensure legal drinking age and that no alcohol is served to anyone under 21 years of age
  • Ensure guests are served alcoholic beverages responsibly and monitor consumption accordingly while ensuring they are provided with a positive experience

 

Ensuing High Quality Products & Ingredients

  • Prepare the dining, bar and event areas for service with exceptional attention to detail; ensuring all areas are clean, organized and well-stocked for efficient operations throughout the night
  • Learn about special events and general restaurant operations to provide support and perform additional tasks as needed

 

Living Who We Are

  • Support, encourage, and respect co-workers
  • Work with supervisor to set and achieve goals for professional development
  • Comply with Wegmans Policies and Work Rules, as well as, federal and state laws
  • Maintain open lines of communication with supervisors and coworkers to ensure the most efficient operations in the department

 

What skills, learnings, and experiences are required?

  • At least 1 year experience working in the industry as a Bartender
  • Experience making high end/prohibition style cocktails
  • Experience working in restaurant service or other industry experience
  • Knowledge of beer, liquor and wine
  • Living Who We Are values by caring about the well-being of every person, having high standards as a way of life, making a difference in the communities we serve, respecting and listening to others and making decisions that benefit our customers and company
  • Possess teamwork & diversity awareness by listening to others' points of view and recognizing and appreciating differences
  • Recognize and seek opportunities for continuous learning to gain new understandings, skills and knowledge
  • Provide incredible customer service, acknowledging customers, listening to their needs, proactively offering assistance and thanking each customer for shopping with us
  • Properly handle, prepare, transport and store products; ensuring food & human safety practices are strictly adhered to
  • Possess organizational skills, prioritizing requests and department activities while managing interruptions and attending to details to complete tasks within deadlines
  • Has knowledge of products used throughout the store and works across departments to provide knowledge based service to assist customers in finding complete meal solutions
  • Utilize resources to educate self and others about product uses and characteristics, being sure to share acquired product knowledge
  • Learn, use and be able to explain Wegmans sanctioned cooking techniques to assist customers for their success at home
  • Able to problem solve, anticipating, analyzing, and identifying problems, responding quickly when situations arise and preventing problems when possible

What skills, learnings, and experiences are preferred and will set me apart? 

  • Experience as a Bartender in a high standard, fresh concept restaurant
  • Certification of training in liquor, wine, food service and/ or alcohol awareness programs
  • Completed a reputable bartending course

Other:

  • Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen physical and/or criminal background check
  • All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed

 

About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 62-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The family-owned company was founded in 1916. Wegmans is recognized as an industry leader, an innovator, and is known for its strong commitment to the communities where it operates stores. It has been listed among Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For in America" for five consecutive years.

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