Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled Bartender/ Barista to support and assist restaurant manager make every guest feel welcomed and comfortable. Prepare and present quality beverages according to standard recipes.

  • Minimum Qualification: Certificate
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Please Note:

  1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  2. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  3. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted.


BACKGROUND:

The hotel opened its doors in April 2016. We are a boutique establishment with 86 suites and a penthouse. It is high trading under Leo Investments Limited, which is a part of the Chatur Group of Companies which consist of 3 other hotels.

  1. Cloud Hotel & Suites, Diamond Plaza. Parklands, Nairobi
  2. The Mara Concord Game Lodge, Maasai Mara
  3. Bahari Dhow Beach Villas, Ukunda. Diani, Mombasa

 

JOB BRIEF

We are looking for a skilled Bartender/ Barista to support and assist restaurant manager make every guest feel welcomed and comfortable. Prepare and present quality beverages according to standard recipes. Assist to ensure the restaurant delivers to the best possible results in People, Products and Profit areas.

 

KEY PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Ability to follow all sanitation procedures
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Very good communication skills
  • Excellent physical condition and stamina
  • Honesty at all times
  • Proven experience as bartender/ barista.
  • Experience in using F&B Systems e.g. MICROS and other bar and coffee making tools.
  • Knowledge of various beverage preparation procedures and methods
  • Creativity in beverage preparations.
  • Enthusiastic about their work.
  • Yearning for personal and career development

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interact with customers, take orders for drinks, and ensure timely service  to achieve maximum guest satisfaction
  • Make recommendations and answer all related inquiries
  • Be able to mix ingredients to prepare cocktails and other drinks.
  • Peel, slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks.
  • Upsell drink and snack items to customers
  • Raise stores requisitions in time and obtain stock from the stores.
  • Assessing bar customers’ needs and preferences and making recommendations
  • Maintain the set minimum stock levels in the bar at all times.
  • Process transactions using the POS system
  • Undertake the weekly and monthly stock verification process with the finance or audit department to check on losses that any have been incurred by the hotel.
  • Check identification of the guests to ensure they meet age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Prepare the monthly asset inventory for the bar by the 20th day of every month and ensure its submission to the finance department.
  • Maintain an accurate cash drawer throughout the night and be able to account for any and all discrepancies in the final drawer tally
  • Mix all drinks based on the serving sizes as outlined in the company manual to keep drink costs at a minimum
  • Develop an efficient work pace that keeps the customers at the bar and in the dining room satisfied at all times
  • Maintain bottles and glasses in an attractive and functional manner to support efficient drink preparation and promotion of beverages and all drinks.
  • Wash glassware and utensils that are usable in the bar after each use and keep them in an acceptable manner.
  • Clear and reset the tables in the bar area after service, and maintain a clean environment within the bar.
  • Ensure the availability of the necessary equipment and products as required.
  • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience
  • Respond promptly to requests from customers in a polite and professional fashion
  • Attempt to limit problems related to customers' excessive drinking by following established procedures
  • Comply with all food and beverage regulations, health, safety and hygiene standards and policies
  • Keep a daily record of happenings within the bar area including losses etc.
  • Ensure proper handover to the next bartender at the close of each shift
  • Perform other tasks assigned within the scope of your duty.

 

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced Certificate in Food and Beverage from a reputable College or University
  • Bar mixology training

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • 1 years' previous experience as bartender.
  • Good working knowledge of Micros Fidelio

 

Modalities: The cook works 6 days a week.

Reporting Relationship: The bartender will report to the Food and Beverage Manager and will work closely with other f&b staff and other concerned departments.

Location: The Position holder will be based in Parklands- Nairobi.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Copies of academic certificates or transcripts
  • Copy of National Identification Card
  • Food Handlers Certificate
  • Good conduct certificate

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application MUST include an application letter highlighting suitability for the position and curriculum vitae with: a telephone number; email; and names with contact addresses for 3 professional references.

Applications must have BARTENDER/ BARISTA as the subject.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  2. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  3. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted.

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