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Verified Pay $30.00 to $60.00 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time, Seasonal Full-time, Seasonal Part-time
Location 115 Park St.
Wauconda, Illinois

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About this job

As a bartender, you must be friendly, outgoing and possess good communication and multi-tasking skills. The bartender position is a highly sought after position and requires a level of maturity and leadership, and we require that our bartenders are amongst our BEST servers.  Menu knowledge, liquor knowledge, beer and wine knowledge and drink pouring skills are considered to be essential tools of the job.  Additionally, understanding market trends, and drink consistency are key elements to ensuring a positive experience. Bartenders are required to engage our customers while being organized, fast and efficient as possible.  They must be guest sensitive and possess a keen sense of timing. Bartenders must take pride in personal appearance and show dedication to your job.  We require that our bartenders get to know regular and new customers alike in order to build a strong following of return customers.  They must also acknowledge and embrace that they are some of our best advertisers and ambassadors.  All of these elements are required to ensure 100% guest delight.


Activities & Responsibilities

  • Serving food and beverages to Lindy's guests while always adhering to Lindy's standards of customer service and cleanliness, and all other restaurant policies
    Able to input drink and food orders accurately and efficiently into our POS system (TOAST specifically)
    Stocking coolers, wine racks, liquor rails, and changing kegs properly
    Receiving and stocking deliveries when appropriate and rotating stock properly
    Performing daily side work as instructed
    Labeling and dating all appropriate stock
    Maintaining a clean and sanitary work space
    Greet every guest within 30 seconds of walking up to your bar
    Greet all bar tables within 1 minute of arrival when assigned a bar section
    Acknowledge and complete service bar tickets in a timely fashion
    Able to explain loyalty program, sign up new customers, and assign points to existing members appropriately
    Cleaning and sanitizing glass and stemware
    Follow all of Lindy's drink recipes and pouring guidelines to ensure consistency.
    Have a superior knowledge of all of Lindy's drink menus and food menus to make recommendations and ensure customer satisfaction while also practicing suggestive selling techniques to increase check averages
    Must be an EXPERT at inspecting IDs
    Practicing honesty and trustworthiness in handling cash and all types of payment and calculating appropriate tip-outs of support staff
    Responsible for keeping a cash drawer with no more than a $5.00 variance over/short
    Follow proper opening and closing protocols including preparing all condiments to garnish drink orders
    Report all equipment problems and bar maintenance issues to the bar or restaurant managers
    Assists with answering the telephone and taking messages to give to the proper personnel when time allows
    Must be BASSET and food handlers certified and must practice safe alcohol service by accurately tracking number of drinks consumed over specific time periods and protecting Lindy's and your job by NEVER over serving
    Alerting management of any problems with drafts, inventory, or customer issues
    The BIG THREE! Show up every shift ON TIME, with a PERFECT UNIFORM, and with a GREAT ATTITUDE! If you can master these three things, there's very little else that can go wrong!

Required qualifications:

  • 21+ years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Available to work: holidays
  • Available to work: weekends