Matchbox 14th Street Washington, DC
  • compensation depends on experience
    + Tips
  • Full Time
  • Employer Very Unlikely to Respond

The Bartenders role is to prepare quality beverages and serve our guests in accordance with our quality control and service standards. The Bartender is a hospitality professional who is warm, genuine, and engaging as well as efficient and accurate to ensure an extraordinary experience for all our guests.


 Greets, takes and fills orders from guests or servers in accordance with Matchbox timing, recipe, and service standards, which requires standing and walking behind the bar throughout the duration of shift and may include writing orders.

 Consistently executes accurate pours.

 Interacts with guests to ensure they feel welcomed and cared for throughout their visit. Actively seeks to build relationships and establish clientele.

 Follows opening and closing procedures/checklists.

 Knows the food and beverage menu, and is able to speak to the menu from memory.

 Rings in orders into point of sale system.

 Collects payment for food and drinks served and accurately processes payment and/or makes change using prescribed cash handling procedures.

 Cleans and maintains an organized work area, which may require reaching, bending, stooping, lifting and working with cleaning agents.

 Understands and practices proper safe food and beverage handling procedures in accordance with local government standards, to include proper cleaning and handling of bar glassware.

 Cards all guests that appear to be under the legal drinking age and refuses to serve alcohol to minors.

 Makes sure that all drinks are removed from the bar and tables by the state's legal time.

 Completes side-work tasks as assigned.

 Strives to hit sales goals as assigned by the general manager.

It all started when three friends teamed up to bring to life a dream they believed in. Combining their life savings, they opened their first restaurant in Chinatown, DC. 

With more than 60 years of restaurant experience combined, these three friends utilized their passion and entrepreneurial spirits to create something bigger than serving food. 

Since then, their restaurants have begun to span the country and they have established roots in various cities to become part of the neighborhoods.

Matchbox -- Casual, cool and contemporary. Join family and friends on an outdoor patio or beside a fire pit to enjoy chef-driven bistro fare or wood-burning oven pizza. Pair a craft beer or cocktail with your meal for the perfect evening.

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