IHG Bar Server- InterContinental Stephen F. Austin in Austin, Texas
Bar Server- InterContinental Stephen F. Austin
Job Number R159076
Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Americas - United States - Texas - Austin
What’s your passion? Whether you’re into tennis, painting or gardening, at IHG we’re interested in YOU.
The InterContinental Stephen F. Austin is a well known landmark hotel in Austin. Located in the heart of the downtown district, this hotel enjoys an upscale and affluent clientele. The InterContinental Stephen F. Austin boasts an excellent local reputation and has served as host for many of Austin's most prestigious corporate and social clients.
By bringing your expertise and passion to any one of our brands, you will help us achieve our goal of creating great hotels guests love. We currently have a position available for Full Time Bar Server.
This will be an excellent opportunity for an outstanding individual who share our passion for taking care of our guests. This professionally trained individual must be dedicated to providing customers with prompt enthusiastic service.
Your day to day
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.
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.
Greet all guests and take beverage and food orders in a prompt and professional manner.
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.
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.
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.
Perform other duties as assigned.
What we need from you
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Basic reading, writing and math skills. Knowledge of liquor brands, beer, wine, champagne, non-alcoholic beverages, designated glassware, preparation methods and garnishments preferred. Must meet state legal age requirements. Must speak fluent English.
This job requires the ability to perform the following:
Handling, carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds (bar ware, carts, boxes, bottles, etc)
Moving about the lounge and kitchen
Bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting
Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with guests, bartender, wait staff, cooks, and supervisor.
Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local or state government agency.
Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when taking orders, completing paperwork, etc.
Basic math skills are frequently used when handling cash and credit.
May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
What we offer
In return we’ll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide and are available as well as access to wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Mostly importantly, we’ll give you the room to be yourself
So What’s your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans IND