IHG Bartender in Bangalore, India

Bartender

Job Number EMEAA03536

Hotel Brand: Holiday Inn Express

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - India - Karnataka - Bangalore

Description

About us

At Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bengaluru Racecourse we want our guests to relax and be themselves which means we need you to:

  • Be you by being natural, professional and personable in the way you are with people

  • Get ready by taking notice and using your knowledge so that you are prepared for anything

  • Show you care by being thoughtful in the way you welcome and connect with guests

  • Take action by showing initiative, taking ownership and going the extra mile

Food and Beverage is what adds flavour to a stay! Guests love to enjoy their favourite drink whether it’s with friends, family, colleagues or just on their own. To deliver a great guest experience – a Bartender will prepare beverages and/or serve food in a timely manner, helping guests to have memorable experiences whenever and wherever they drink.

At Holiday Inn we want people who are friendly, welcoming and full of life; people who are always finding ways to make every guest’s experience an enjoyable one.

Your day to day

  • Greet guests pleasantly as they approach the bar; promote house drinks and use up-selling skills to increase revenues

  • Prepare beverages requested by guests using established pouring standards and drink recipes to provide a consistent product to the guests and to control costs. Coordinate food service with restaurant(s) for bar/lounge guests if applicable

  • Monitor guest behaviour and guest alcohol consumption to determine when alcohol service to the guest should cease; notify management of incidents involving excessive alcohol consumption or impaired condition of guests; check identification whenever the age of a guest requesting an alcoholic beverage service is questionable

  • Follow established hotel safety protocols and procedures at all times. Immediately report any safety/service incident to the supervisor or manager on duty

  • Take action to solve guest problems/complaints using appropriate service recovery guidelines

  • Set up bar including all liquor, mixers, ice, garnishes, glassware and supplies. Perform pre- and post-shift work (empty/fill ice-bins, prepare garnishments, replenish/store snacks, etc.)

  • Requisition all necessary supplies in line with hotel procedures and manage liquor inventory

  • Ensure that all liquor is properly secured before, during, and at close of shift

  • Obtain, count and secure bartender’s bank; receive cash and credit payments from customers; give accurate change and balance cash drawer at end of shift in line with hotel procedures

  • Check bar and seating areas for cleanliness and attractiveness ensuring all standards are aligned to company and local legislative standards. Inspect all equipment and machinery for proper operation. Sweep and mop bar floor after shift. Wipe down counters, equipment, stools, chairs, tables, and other areas as required

  • Work as part of a team and communicate with other departments as per hotel procedures to ensure excellent quality and service

  • Perform other duties as assigned

What we need from you

Bachelors in Hotel Management or 2 to 3 years of experience as Bartender.

Basic reading, writing, and math skills.

Knowledge of liquor brands, beer, wine, champagne, non-alcoholic beverages, designated glassware, preparation methods and garnishments.

Formal bartending training preferred.

Must meet legal age requirements.

Must be fluent in local language

What we offer

Room for you