Fig & Olive Newport Beach Newport Beach, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
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The purpose of a Bartender is to interact with our guests and ensure they have a great experience when dining at the restaurant. Restaurant Bartenders are responsible for positive guest interactions while accurately mixing and serving refreshing beverages to guests and servers in a friendly and efficient manner. At all times, bartenders are expected to be attentive to our guests’ needs and making guests feel welcome, comfortable, important and relaxed.


  • Greet guests, take beverage orders from the restaurant servers or directly from guests
  • Mix drinks, cocktails and other bar beverages as ordered and in compliance with company standards
  • Check identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol
  • Handle an assigned house bank and follow all cash handling procedures
  • Collect payment for drinks served and balance all receipts
  • Ensure that the assigned bar area is fully equipped with tools and products needed for mixing beverages and serving guests
  • Prepare inventory or purchase requisitions as needed to replenish supplies
  • Serve snacks or food items to guests seated at the bar where appropriate
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of food and beverage products, menus and promotions
  • Maintain a clean working area by sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning of glass doors and windows, etc. as needed
  • Provide guidance to guests on dining and drink options and general menu information
  • Attempt to limit problems and liability related to customers' excessive drinking by taking steps such as persuading customers to stop drinking, or ordering taxis or other transportation for intoxicated patrons
  • Perform other duties as assigned by managers


  • A minimum of 2-3 years of restaurant and/or nightlife bartending experience in high-volume fine dining
  • Excellent verbal & telephone skills to be able to communicate clearly & effectively with guests
  • Excellent oral communication & interpersonal skills required
  • Must be a team player & possess the ability to handle situations as they arise (i.e. irate guests)
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to occasionally lift 25 lbs or more
  • Must have Open Availability (AM & PM) & be able to work on weekdays, weekends, & holidays
  • Food Handlers Card / ServSafe Certification

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential job functions being performed.  They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications.

FIG & OLIVE is an EOE Employer.  M/F/V


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