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Beverage Director

Gracias Madre Newport Beach, CA
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  • Part Time / Full Time
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As a lead bartender at Gracias Madre, you are the charismatic energy that emanates positivity. You are a brand ambassador who serves up our delicious cold-pressed juices, beer, wine, and plant-based cuisine. Your extensive knowledge of both food and beverage sets you apart as a leader. Your ability to quickly and efficiently prepare drinks and graciously serve guests sets the tone for the entire restaurant.  You will be responsible for curating specials and driving a program that offers the freshest ingredients. 

Objectives and Expectations

  • Provide a warm and friendly demeanor to welcome all guests
  • Have extensive menu knowledge, including all of our ingredients and common food allergies
  • Have an understanding of what makes beer and wine organic
  • Quickly and correctly prepare drinks for the restaurant and to-go orders, including cold-pressed juices, smoothies, coffees, teas, elixirs, beer and wine
  • Ability to multi-task while calmly and positively engaging with guests
  • Assist your team members with the upkeep of cleanliness and organization behind the bar, including an understanding of all health code regulations
  • Accurately input orders into the POS and communicate effectively with the kitchen when needed
  • Anticipate guest needs and wants by suggesting upsells, and cross-selling items
  • Have extreme attention to detail when it comes to guest requests and presentation of your workspace
  • Accurately handle cash and credit card transactions
  • Be aware of guest perception by maintaining cleanliness and organization
  • Go above and beyond with your guest experiences so that they leave happy and wanting to come back
  • Radiate positivity and uphold our company values at all times
  • Respect the procedures, standards and training we provide and carry them out knowing it is all to provide the most heartfelt experience possible

Personal Success Characteristics:

  • A personal mission to positively impact the people around you
  • To hold yourself in integrity in all actions you do
  • Ability to work efficiently in a place of gratitude, while helping to bring a community of health and wellness to life for anyone who wants to join
  • To choose happiness, and show others to do the same

Requirements

  • A commitment to spreading knowledge of organic, plant-based food
  • Desire to continuously learn, and be open to others
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Use of POS systems required
  • ServSafe Food Handler Certificate required
  • Must be able to work with a team in a fast-paced environment with a focus on customer service
  • Dark Denim Jeans
  • Black non-slip, closed-toed shoes
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