SERVER at Bar Otaku

BAR OTAKU Nashville, TN
  • $2.13 Hourly
    + Tips
  • Full Time
  • Employer Likely to Respond

Reports To: Restaurant Managers, Director of Operations

Who are we?

Bar Otaku

A Japanese Izakaya from the team behind Otaku Ramen serving sake, beer, and yakitori and Japanese soul food.

What do we expect from you?

Hard work and a good attitude!!!!

Are you interested in:

  • Being part of an empowered, talented, & motivated team.
  • Creating a FUN! Dining experience by delivering the highest quality food & beverage.
  • Making memories by exceeding guest expectations.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Reports to work on time and ready to work scheduled shift.
  • Follows all steps of service.
  • Knows descriptions and ingredients of all menu items
  • Knows drinks names, ingredients, method of preparation, appropriate glassware, and garnishes.
  • Knows specialty beverages i.e. single malt scotches, cognacs, specialty drinks, beer list, etc.
  • Sells menu items with goal of increasing overall sales.
  • Serves beverages and food in a cheerful and efficient manner.
  • Ensures that service station is properly stocked.
  • Completes all posted side work.
  • Maintains a positive, friendly attitude with co-workers & guests.
  • Provides prompt, accurate report of all income received during shift.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly appearance of the restaurant service area.
  • Assists/executes any and all tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Follow all proper sanitation guidelines.
  • Supporting your team members
  • Delivering exceptional guest service
  • Exceeding guest expectations
  • Serving responsibly


  • Able to work flexible hours (nights, weekends).
  • Responsible, dependable, punctual.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Clean and professional appearance.
  • Familiar with and able to use POS systems.

The Otaku Group seeks teammates at Bar Otaku in the Gulch! We are a neighborhood Izakaya serving Japanese comfort food with a large menu anchored on the "Yaki" or Japanese grill. The Otaku teams are fun, energetic, and tight knit. During service, we rock out, serve amazing food and have a great time doing it. Hard work and fun go together at Otaku restaurants.

Who are WE:
Yes, we’re here to serve amazing food to the fantastic people from and visiting Nashville (that’s a given!). But the name says it all: Otaku can be translated to obsessed and that’s what we are. Obsessed with our food and our team and our drinks and the cheeky, cool, edgy spaces we work in every day. We’re not your typical new concept - our soul is in the beat and drive and interest in our food and concepts that drive our happy customers in every day. Our team thrives on that energy and we want to bring in more people that fit that vibe!

We are a FAST moving, FAST growing company looking for our wolfpack. 

Who are YOU:
We’re looking to bring on people that understand the value of creating a great experience- for the customer and for your coworkers and teammates. You are driven and thrive in high volume, kinetic energy places that bring in some of the most fantastic people in our amazing city. You think quickly, act appropriately and are always aware of what’s going on.

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