Are you passionate about the Food & Beverage industry? This is your opportunity to join an amazing company and be a part of one of Vancouver's most sought out farm to table restaurant- Honey Salt!
Blau & Associates oversees the Food and Beverage operations at Parq Vancouver including the Honey Salt. Honey Salt offers a farm-to-table inspired menu serving chef-driven, farm to table cuisine, and a variety of wines and cocktails with an emphasis on locally and regionally sourced ingredients that highlight the bounty of British Columbia in an approachable and comfortable setting. When you think of the comforts of home, it involves food so exquisite that you feel it down in your soul. Honey Salt, a true neighbourhood restaurant that combines classic comfort with relaxed sophistication, is looking for YOU to join our team!
The Lead Bartender is primarily responsible for the preparation and service of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage items to guests in a restaurant, lounge, patio or outlet while providing training and support to the Bar Team Members. This position also acts as a food and beverage Server to any guests seated within the bar, lounge or patio. The Lead Bartender assists with the reservation process, greeting and seating of guests, and clearing and resetting of designated areas. This position is responsible for following both company and facility policies and procedures. The Bartender will promote the Parq Vancouver facility and act as a positive role model and representative of Blau & Associates ensuring “employer of choice” decisions. The Lead Bartender continually strives for 100% guest satisfaction.
The Lead Bartender is responsible for:
Working in collaboration with other Team Members and Departments to ensure the restaurant, lounge, patio or outlet operates in accordance with established operational procedures
Providing training and support to Bar Team Members ensuring the adherence to duties and service standards
The creation of new recipes and preparation of established alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages using standardized drink recipes and presentation standards
Ensuring inventory, ordering, service delivery, mise-en-place and par stock is maintained for all service related items.
Seating guests, taking/placing orders, preparing speciality items, serving food and beverage items, clearing, cleaning and resetting designated areas
Placing orders through designated POS systems, reviewing final checks and securing payment
Maintaining a composed and professional demeanor while providing exemplary guest service
Assisting with the training of new staff and be the point of reference for new hires
Being aware of menu items, daily promotions, menu and operational changes and communicating the information as applicable
Protecting the organization, guests and co-workers by adhering to applicable food, liquor safety and workplace standards, operational requirements and statutory compliance regulations
The Lead Bartender must:
Have experience in a Lead Bartender role in a similar environment including a hotel, restaurant, catering or other fast paced high-volume establishment
Have valid Serving it Right and Foodsafe Level 2 certificates. Certificates in mixology would be considered an asset
Be able to obtain and maintain a GPEB license
Have be able to work a flexible schedule
Have an excellent command of both spoken and written English. Knowledge of a 2nd language would be considered an asset
Have a good understanding of beer, wine, liquor, non-alcoholic beverages, common drink recipes, basic food & beverage pairings or accompaniments, different cuisines and food preparation methods
Be able to upsell through detailed product knowledge and effectively handle all guest inquiries including food and beverage suggestions, dietary, food sensitivity or allergy requirements
Have solid problem solving, decision making, customer service, communication and sales skills
Accurately operate POS terminals, debit payment systems, Open Table and other computerized or electronic systems
Be able to stand for extended periods of time, reach, bend and stoop repeatedly
Be able to frequently lift and carry up to 44 pounds
What we offer:
Comprehensive health, dental, vision care benefits
Flexible work life balance
Extensive RRSP matching program
Career Growth and development opportunities
Associate Recognition Events including an amazing Holiday Party!
Associate Discounts at Parq