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Bartender

Socalo Santa Monica, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Part Time / Full Time
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

Socalo is a growing company with a small, tight knit group of dedicated individuals that are passionate about food, beverage, and service. We are looking for a dedicated, organized bartender who enjoys working as part of a team in a fast-paced culinary environment. Due to staffing needs, the bartender is expected to work weekends, nights, and holidays. Above all, the bartender will conduct themselves in a way reflecting the culture and philosophy of Socalo.

Job Brief

We are looking for an experienced, knowledgeable and well-kept bartender to serve classic cocktails and Socalo originals to our clientele.  An ideal candidate should be able to engage with customers, prepare beverages, serve food, properly use bar equipment and handle basic cleaning duties.  

Bartender Responsibilities:

  • Welcoming customers, reading and listening to people to determine beverage preferences, making recommendations, and taking drink orders.
  • Planning drink menus and informing customers about new beverages and specials.
  • Selecting and mixing ingredients, garnishing glasses, and serving beverages to customers.
  • Checking identification to ensure customers are the legal age to purchase alcohol.
  • Taking inventory and ordering supplies to ensure bar and tables are well-stocked.
  • Adhering to all food safety and quality regulations.
  • Handling cash, credit, and debit card transactions, ensuring charges are accurate and returning correct change to patrons, balancing the cash register.
  • Maintaining a clean work and dining area by removing trash, cleaning tables, and washing glasses, utensils, and equipment.
  • Developing new cocktail recipes.

Bartender Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Additional education, training, certificates, or experience may be required.
  • Meets state minimum age to serve alcohol.
  • Availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Positive, engaging personality and professional appearance.
  • Basic math and computer skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong task and time management abilities.
  • Eye for detail and understanding of drink mixing tools and techniques.
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, etc for extended periods, and lift up to 25 lbs.
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