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Legends Hospitality Bartender in New York, New York

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LEGENDS

Founded in 2008, Legends is a premium experiences company with more than 1,500 full-time and 30,000 seasonal team members globally. Legends has six divisions operating worldwide - Global Planning, Global Sales, Hospitality, Global Partnerships, Global Merchandise, and Global Technology Solutions - offering clients and partners a 360-degree service solution platform to elevate their brand and execute their vision. Currently, Legends works with marquee clients across business verticals including professional sports; collegiate; attractions; entertainment; and conventions and leisure. We are the industry leaders in designing, planning and realizing exceptional experiences in sports and entertainment.

THE VENUE

Based at Westfield World Trade Center, the Oculus Beer Garden will cater to guests who are working, living and visiting the area. Once onsite, guests can sit and relax and enjoy a drink and food with a view of Calatrava’s iconic Oculus set in the backdrop.

THE ROLE

Beer Garden Bartenders are responsible for positive guest interactions while accurately serving beverages to guests in a friendly and efficient manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Greet guests, take beverage orders directly from guests

  • Serve beer, wine and other bar beverages as ordered and in compliance with company standards

  • Ability to mix drinks on event days that require specific menu

  • Maintain bottles and glasses in an attractive and functional manner to support efficient drink preparation and promotion of beverages

  • Provide information on wine characteristics, evaluate guests needs, make appropriate suggestions and serve wine using proper wine service techniques

  • Check identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol

  • Handle an assigned bank and follow all cash handling procedures

  • Collect payment for drinks served and balance all receipts

  • Ensure that the assigned bar area is fully equipped with tools and products needed for mixing beverages and serving guests, prepare inventory or purchase requisitions as needed to replenish supplies

  • Serve food items to guests seated at the bar

  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of food and beverage products, menus and promotions

  • Maintain a clean working area by sweeping, dusting, cleaning of doors, etc. as needed

  • Provide guidance to guests at Westfield Beer Garden inclusive of dining options and general New York City attraction information

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Keep work area clean and organized

  • Organize Catering Storage Areas

  • Attend mandatory meetings

  • Perform general cleaning tasks to adhere to health and safety standards.

  • Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONSThe individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Ability to work long hours and flexible shifts including: mornings, nights, weekends and holidays

  • Experience as a bartender for at least two years

  • Extensive knowledge of beer

  • Must be able to create and serve drinks in a timely manner

  • Extensive knowledge of wines

  • Must maintain personal hygiene and a well groomed appearance standards

  • Ability to work independently or in a team during set up and execution of service

  • Willingness and drive to exceed the guest expectations

  • Ability to effectively listen and take direction from supervisor

  • Ability to work in an open aired environment during all climate conditions

  • Must have excellent knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.

  • Must be personable, friendly and welcoming.

  • Ability to remember, recite and promote the variety of menu items.

  • Ability to transport up to 50lbs on a continuous basis

  • Practice safe work habits, follow all safety policies and procedures and regulations, complete company-wide safety training and additional job specific safety training

Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.

Organizational Relationships:Position reports directly to: Westfield Beer Garden General Manager

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

  • Customer Service: Expert

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • Alcohol Awareness

  • Food Handler's

  • ServSafe-food handling

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