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Bartender - Acme Hospitality

Company: Loquita
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Loquita, located at 202 State St in the heart of the Funk Zone neighborhood, is a lively Spanish restaurant from Acme Hospitality. Inspired by the culture and traditions Spain, seasonal tapas, pintxos, and paella, Loquita features an energetic open kitchen with open-fire grill taking center stage. The wine list and cocktail menu have a deep focus on Spanish regions and varietals, Gin Tonics and adventuras cocktail creations. Loquita exudes warmth and communal energy and serves as a central gathering place in Santa Barbara.

*Who you are: *An integral member of the restaurant's Service team, the Bartender is a wealth of knowledge of all cocktails, spirits, wine, beer, and beverage selections and constantly delivers excellence and hospitality. The Bartender is responsible for production of all beverage orders coming from the dining room guests and must have a high level of food and menu knowledge to be able to support the team on the floor, answer questions from guests regarding beverage selections, and be a leader on the Service team.

*What you'll do: *

* Create a welcoming and hospitable environment for all guests at the bar.
* Demonstrate sound knowledge of specialty and classic cocktails (ingredients, specs, build), wine, beer, and beverage offerings.
* Maintains fluency in all menu items and ingredients with the ability to suggest beverage pairings.
* Follows proper steps of service with grace, while maintaining a sense of urgency throughout service.
* Maintain cleanliness and organization of the bar area, including the seating area.
* Communicates effectively with staff members, management, and the kitchen during service.

*What we need from you: *

* 2+ years' experience as a Bartender or beverage service role, experience in a fast-paced restaurant bar or bar environment is a plus
* Passion for wine, spirits, beer, and N/A beverages
* English fluency and additional languages preferred, but not required
* Ability to stand or walk for long periods of time
* Ability to balance & carry multiple plates, glass racks and or/glasses, and lift objects up to 30 lbs.

*What you'll get from us: *

* Competitive hourly pay + tips
* 50% dining discount throughout the Acme Hospitality family of restaurants and hotel discounts
* Employee Assistance Program to support overall mental wellbeing
* 401(k) to help you invest in your future
* Generous Employee Referral Program

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Referral program
* 8 hour shift
Weekly day range:
* Weekend availability

* Bartending: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Loquita, Santa Barbara , Bartender - Acme Hospitality, Hospitality & Tourism , Santa Barbara, California

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