Support these bartenders with barbacks. Barbacks are tasked mainly with restocking, washing glasses and being general support. When there is downtime, a great bartender will be able to teach the barbacks about certain drinks, how to maneuver tricky situations and simply by working alongside them. Now that you have considered the type of bartender you need for your restaurant, it is time to get to writing that post. Make yours stand out by mentioning what sets you apart.
Is there competitive pay? Are there any health benefits? Mention it in the title! The introduction part of the job post is nothing fancy. Use these sentences to summarize your company, its beliefs and the type of person you want to hire. At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another — and are driven to make things better. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton. The responsibilities and requirements section is fairly straightforward.
This is where, in bullet point form, you will list the responsibilities and requirements of your bartender hire. Because these sections can tend to be long, it is crucial you use bullet points to make it legible. No applicant wants to sift through a block of text in a job description. The requirements will summarize the experience level, ability and knowledge necessary to be hired. With modern online job boards, the how to apply section might be a little more obsolete.
However, some employers use a How to Apply section to make sure an applicant is paying attention or to explain any special instructions in the application process. Once your basic outline is written there are many ways to optimize your job post in order to make it more viewable and clickable! Once you have decided the type of bartender you need, you will want to make sure your job is seen by the best bartenders out there. Sure, you can post your bartending opening to Craigslist , Indeed , Monster or any other large job board. However, when looking to fill a job in a specific sector, like hospitality, you will want to go to a niche job board.
Typically, available bartenders will look at restaurant job sites or hospitality job boards to find their next gig. Make sure they see your job there! When hiring anyone, checking references is generally a good step to take. When hiring a bartender, it is a crucial step. While your bartender interviewee might be charming and personable great traits of bartenders it is important not to hire them on the spot.
There are a few bartender-specific questions you will want to ask when checking references. Here are a few and why! Dependent on the type of bartending job you are filling, the bartender will need varying levels of interpersonal skills. While a bartender may be great with customers, that sort of respect and affability can be lost on coworkers, especially when it is very busy. On a friday night, the bar will likely be imbued with drink orders from seated bar patrons, servers and walk-ins.
A great bartender will be able to balance this while remaining friendly and relaxed with everyone. While a star bartender bringing in crowds on an otherwise dead Tuesday night is great, there can be drawbacks. Use this question to make sure that your bartender hire does not have a reputation for giving away freebies to friends and groupies. A visit from the health department can ruin a great Saturday night. Use this question to gather how much attention a bartender pays to the bar itself.
Would dirty bar towels be left sitting next to clean glasses? Were lemons and limes cut and iced in a clean place? Make sure your bartender hire has pride in the cleanliness and approachability of the bar itself. This is an important questions for staffing your bar. Use this question to gauge how your prospective hire deals with busy crowds and the more dead nights. If you will also rely on a bartender to cut staff on slow nights for budget, this will be an important line of questioning.
With every hire, a great manager will be immediately thinking of how to keep their new employee. When you find a great bartender, you will want to earn trust, respect and loyalty. Be upfront when interviewing and hiring a bartender. Because many of the busiest times at a bar coincide with holidays and weekends, you will need to be upfront with your requirements. Do not make the mistake of seeming easygoing.
If you need your bartender every day between November 24 to January 1, make that known. Ask the hard questions during the interview. Without toeing into illegal interview questions , ask the bartender the tough questions in the interview process.
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