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Lead Bartender - Luxury Hotel!

Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa

Mar 19, 2019 - Lafayette / Orinda / Moraga


The Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa is looking for an experienced and creative Lead Bartender with the ability to build relationships with the local community as well as elevate and maintain a beverage program in conjunction with the Director of Food & Beverage.  

A thorough knowledge of craft spirits and cocktails as well as a thorough wine knowledge required (certified sommelier, a plus).

Responsibilities include:

  • Weekly one-on-one's with Restaurant Manager or Director of F&B.
  • Knowledge of food menu ingredients, cooking techniques and dishes
  • Knowledge of classic wines and regions with the ability to assist guests in making a selection from a wine list
  • Opening and closing the bar including secure high-end items and completing and regularly updating side work lists.
  • Thorough knowledge of classic cocktails as well as Bay area craft cocktail trends and local market trends
  • Ability and willingness to compete in cocktail competitions
  • Maintaining inventory 
  • Ability to cost out cocktails, spirits, etc. for addition to the menu
  • Meet with vendors and F&B management to discuss addition of new product selection and market trends or needs
  • Ability to communicate to necessary hotel management what items are needed while understanding and meeting budget requirements
  • Ability to work well in a diverse team dynamic
  • Ability to produce cocktails meeting the standard set by the department within the specified time required by shopper reports

Applicants need to be gracious, friendly and be able to multitask in a high-volume environment and focus on exceeding guest expectations. Must have a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.  This is an hourly tipped position eligible for benefits and 401k.

Company Profile:

Woodside Hotel Group is an independent collection of distinguished California hotels, restaurants and spas. We are a family-run business comprised of dedicated and passionate people who take great pride in delivering authentic hospitality and affordable luxury.

Embracing the independent and entrepreneurial spirit of our company’s founding, we deliver service that is warm and engaging, hotels that are distinguished and experiences that are authentically local.

We offer an excellent team-oriented work environment where all of our associates and managers have a strong commitment to personalized and distinguished service to our guests and to one another. We also provide an excellent compensation and benefits package to include Medical and Dental for the associate and their dependents, 401K, a flex 125 plan, Vacation and Sick Pay, as well as an employee stay program at our luxurious hotels within the Woodside Hotel Group collection.

If you are interested in this wonderful opportunity, please e-mail your resume or fax it to 925-299-4382.   To learn more about our beautiful hotel, please visit our website at www.lafayetteparkhotel.com

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