Bartender Job in Nairobi

Bartender Job Purpose
  • Offering quick, efficient and friendly patronage to the customers at the bars
  • Preparing beverage orders received from the restaurants.
  • He should have a wide scope of beverage knowledge and be able to mix and match ingredients in order to create classic and innovative drinks in accordance with customers’ needs and expectations.
  • His role is to stay guest focused and provide an excellent guest drinking experience.
Job Responsibilities
  • Welcoming, acknowledging and greeting guests who come to the bar.
  • Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons.
  • Interact with customers, take orders and serve snacks and drinks
  • Engaging the guests in conversation
  • Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations as well as up-sell food and beverages to guests.
  • Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age
  • Prepare alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages
  • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails
  • Creating beverage lists, menus and drink promotions in close collaboration with the F&B Supervisor
  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
  • Arrange bottles and glasses to make attractive displays.
  • Comply with all safety and health policies when handling food and beverages.
  • Follows correct sequence of service outlined in the F&B Standard Operating Manual.
  • Clean glasses, utensils, bar equipment, bars, work areas, tables and guest lounge areas.
  • Clear tables and counters once service is completed and cleans up any spillages thereof.
  • Monitoring the intake of alcohol by guests, and prohibiting the sale of alcohol to those who are intoxicated.
  • Issue sales receipts & receive guest cash bill payments and ensure correct change is issued back.
  • Reports all spoilages and breakages to the F&B Supervisor for proper recording.
  • Prepare a daily collection summary report and submission of all collections to the cashiers desk at end of shift
  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience as a bartender and waiter
  • Excellent knowledge of and serving drinks
  • Knowledge of alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages, in-mixing, garnishing and  food pairings
  • Computer literacy
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must present a cheerful, outgoing, positive manner with excellent customer service skills.
  • Good communication skills, fluent in English & Swahili
  • Ability to lift heavy trays filled with glassware/food.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Able to work under pressure & take initiative in a fast paced environment
  • Must be punctual, dependable and flexible to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must have a neat appearance and be well groomed
  • Responds in a positive manner with alternative solutions when a client’s initial request is not possible.
  • Shows initiative and takes action with an appropriate level of independence
Interested person should sent their application and CV to clearly indicating the position and desired salary NOT later than Friday 21st October 2016