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Pool Cocktail Server/Bartender

Posted July 1, 2019

Since opening its doors in 1912, The Adolphus has served as an icon of Dallas and an integral part of the City’s history and culture. Situated on the original site of City Hall, the hotel was modeled after a beaux arts German castle. In its recent restoration and renovation, the hotel’s storied past is both celebrated and reimagined. There is a sense of discovery at every turn.

The pool cocktail server and bartender position will be responsible for promptly welcoming guests, providing exceptional service and creating a memorable experience for the guests. This position is for those individuals interested in working in a team environment. All pool team members will be alternating between cocktail serving and bartending.

We seek to hire the best. Leaders of high character and humility with genuine passion and aptitude for hospitality. People who choose to be in hospitality because they have an open and generous nature and seek to make guests happy. We are a group of people who are proud of the work we do. Caring leaders, perfectionist chefs, intelligent creatives, generous hosts, meticulous operators, inspiring teachers, tireless doers, and all-around devotees of hospitality. We create value by empowering the team. We encourage our teams to stretch their thinking, move beyond their comfort zone and achieve their full potential. By providing a platform of support service, like the best in technology, finance resources, talent development, marketing and communication support, we allow them to focus on the heart of their business – hospitality and people. We are passionate about people and attract, develop and retain the best in hospitality.  We thoughtfully seek out and groom talent, both within our company and outside, by promoting from within, developing a culture of growth and learning and partnering with the local community.

At Makeready we create independent hotel, restaurant and retail brands. Each of our brands has a distinct point of view but they all share a common purpose: to inspire deeper connections with the world around them – city by city, person by person. Every Makeready experience embraces local culture, honors past and present, and invites curious guests to delve into the detail of their surroundings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Display good customer relation skills and takes initiative to greet guests in a friendly manner.
  • Provide the highest quality guest interactions - be pleasant, friendly and polite to everyone.
  • Manage walk-up and seated guests appropriately.
  • Dispense alcoholic beverages and control service to ensure customers do not become intoxicated in accordance with liquor, hotel, and company policies and regulations.
  • Prepare drink orders per specified recipes and charge for such orders as they are prepared in the appropriate manner.
  • Comply with all liquor laws, health regulations, and company policies.
  • Perform side duties such as cleaning, garnish preparation, miscellaneous preparation, stocking, etc. Lift and carry heavy items, such as trays.
  • Multi-task several guests and duties at once, maintaining the highest levels of service.
  • Greet and take food and beverage orders from guests.
  • Enter in orders to the computer ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Maintain complete working knowledge of all menus including beverage and alcohol menus.
  • Proper setup and breakdown of area and service stations.
  • Keep working area neat and clean.
  • Follow service standards and best practices
  • Complete bar and pool set-up and breakdown side-work.
  • Morning, afternoon and evenings shifts are require based upon business demands.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor/Manager.

Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays
  • One year serving experience, and one year bartending experience preferred 
  • TABC and Food Handler certification required 
  • Clear, effective communication in written and verbal English is required. You must be able to accurately count cash and efficiently process transactions using company systems. 
  • This position requires continuous movement and the ability to lift and carry up to 36 pounds 
  • Will be working in an outside environment at the pool deck

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.