Banquet Bartender- The Iron Horse Hotel

Food & Beverage Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Position at Iron Horse Hotel

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

Do you love providing a welcoming and inviting experience for guests?  Our Banquet Bartenders provide top-notch service to guests for in-house events.  A passion for beverages and fun are a must!   

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Available nights and weekends for on-call shifts
  • Serve and clear food and beverage items in an unobtrusive and professional manner
  • Be familiar with the menus, including preparation, ingredients and description
  • Be familiar with the beverage list, including glassware used
  • Follow the established procedures to ensure knowledgeable, correct and efficient order taking
  • Prepare and service beverages for servers and guests in a speedy, efficient and professional manner
  • Ensure that minors and intoxicated persons are not served alcoholic beverages
  • Carry trays, bus and reset tables with the appropriate items

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Good reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language
  • Must have a high school education or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of food and beverage experience
  • Must have alcohol awareness certification and current Milwaukee bartender’s license
  • Great wine and food knowledge
  • Computer skills helpful but not required

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Standard restaurant, kitchen, banquet, room service setting

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

Positions:

  • Continuous standing and walking
  • Negotiating wet tile floor and steps
  • Fine motor coordination is needed to pour beverages, decorate cocktails and folding napkins

Forces:

  • Trays weigh 30 lbs.
  • Carts: 250 lbs. (12-20 lbs. of push/pull force required)
  • Hot box: 20 lbs.
  • Banquet tables & chairs

Repetitions:

  • Standing and walking is continuous for 4-5 hours at a time
  • Lifting and carrying 30 lbs. tray, crate or box is occasional
  • Negotiating varied floor surfaces is continuous
  • Carrying over shoulder is occasional
  • Hand and elbow movements for polishing glassware, silver, setting up tables, shacking, pouring and mixing drinks
  • Pushing Room Service cart continuous
  • Lifting and carry hot boxes continuous
  • Rolling and/or carry Banquet tables continuous
  • Carrying stackable banquet chairs by loading the cart continuous

Sensory:

  • Excellent sight and balance needed for negotiating varied floor surfaces
  • Handling lighted candles, and handling hot fluids (coffee and tea)
  • Excellent speech and hearing to interact with guests
  • Excellent sight for completion of paper work
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10 degrees F) and kitchens (+110 degrees F), possible for one hour or more

The Iron Horse Hotel is privately owned and managed by the Aparium Hospitality Services. Aparium Hospitality Services does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. The Iron Horse Hotel is a smoke-free, drug-free facility, and equal opportunity employer.