Updated 30+ days ago

Bar Server

701 Congress Ave,
Austin, TX 78701
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$7.92 - $12.83

Provide fast and courteous beverage service to guests and ensure quality presentation per established standards. May also provide service of food and/or assist the Bartender with set-up and maintenance of appetizers or “happy hour” buffet.


Job Description


  • Greet all guests and take beverage and food orders in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Serve cocktails and/or menu items to bar guests; up-sell when taking orders.
  • Perform pre- and post-shift side-work.  Stock service station.  Fold and stack cocktail napkins and prepare bowls of bar snacks.
  • Record order on guest check and ring up on pre-check register or according to hotel procedures.  Complete customer payment transactions according to cash and charge procedures.
  • Clear and clean tables in a prompt and efficient manner.  Clean and/or wipe down stools, tables, chairs, walls, windows, mirrors, and floors as necessary.  Empty trash and ashtrays.
  • Assist Bartender in preparation of fruits and garnishes; may assist Bartender in setup and replenishment of appetizers or “happy hour” buffet, if applicable.
  • Monitor guest behavior and amount of alcohol consumption to determine when alcohol service to the guest should cease; notify management of incidents involving excessive alcohol consumption or impaired condition of customers; check identification whenever age of a guest requesting an alcoholic beverage service is questionable.
  • Alert Management of any service and/or safety issues. Make appropriate service recovery gestures according to established guidelines in order to ensure total guest satisfaction.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments.  Coordinate with Bartender and kitchen for ordering and receipt of food and beverages.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Additional Job Description




Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account with Company Match
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
  • Sonesta Hotel Discounts
  • Educational Assistance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Various Employee Perks and Discounts



Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered. 

Required qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher
  • Able to comfortably lift 50 lbs
  • Able to stand for duration of shift

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