Bartender, Lounge (Part Time)
The Fairmont Winnipeg
Winnipeg, MB
Primary Location
: Canada-Winnipeg-The Fairmont Winnipeg
Employee Status
: Regular

Bartender, Lounge (Part Time)

As a Bartender with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, you will be an ambassador for the exceptional service and flavours that are hallmarks of our restaurant and lounge experience. Your warm, attentive guest service and passion for mixology is worth raising a glass to! The responsibility of the bartender is for opening and closing the function of the bar as well as assisting the Cocktail Servers on the floor when needed. To ensure all guests receive exceptional service by consistently offering professional, friendly, warm and engaging service.

Hotel Overview: Located in the heart of vibrant downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba - at the historic corner of Portage and Main - Fairmont Winnipeg luxury hotel extends the naturally warm reception of the Prairies. Just step outside our Winnipeg hotel and the city is at your feet.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Outlets Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Responsible for opens and closes function of the bar, maintains inventory and security of product. Assists on the floor where required. Ensures all guest requests for service are filled in a timely efficient manner with a focus on exceeding our guests’ expectations at all times.

Ensures exceptional service to clients with strong sales skills to increase average cheque.

Ensures for giving clients a memorable experience in our lounge.

Beverage inventory and ordering.

Stocking, cleaning, and maintaining bar.

Responsible for up-selling
Ensures all bills are handled in an accurate manner.

Adheres to Health & Safety policy and ensuring safe work practices are followed at all times.
Adheres to the hotel’s environmental policies and procedures.
Adherers to all allergy policies
Demonstrates Service Promise Standards and Values

Previous serving experience in a high volume, fine dining/upscale restaurant or lounge required , 2-3 years minimum.

Strong wine knowledge and excellent working knowledge of specialty spirits, wines and beers required-certification in F&B or Wine Stewarding an asset.

Good comfort level with Micros POS system.

“Smart Choices” responsible liquor service certification required.

Creating craft cocktails is an asset.

Service oriented, team player, flexible in high paced environment and able to handle pressure with grace.

Must be able to complete all physical aspects of the job without restriction.

Very good knowledge on preparing alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and/or holidays

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

Constant standing and walking throughout shift
Frequent lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs
Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
Visa Requirements: To be eligible for employment with Fairmont Winnipeg, you must be in possession of a working visa for Canada. We do not provide offer letters to applicants seeking to get their work visas. Applicants must have their work visas in place prior to applying.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Job Level
: Colleague
: Part-time
: Rotating / Shift Work
: No
Closing Date
: 06.Mar.2019, 10:59:00 AM

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