Main Street Hospitality Group
30 Main St
Company Description: Main Street Hospitality is a hotel management company based in Stockbridge, Massachusetts (at The Red Lion Inn). Our group offers expertise in all aspects of hospitality as well as hotel development and turnaround experience. As owners and operators, we have a long history of excellence in preservation, innovation and operations. We deliver great experiences for our guests, employees and owners through an authentic approach to hospitality, service and management. We currently manage The Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, Hotel on North in Pittsfield, The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Briarcliff Motel in Great Barrington, Seeds Market Cafe at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, cultural cafés throughout the county and off-site catered functions.
Additional Business Name: The Tap House
Bartender @ The Tap House
Hotel & Restaurant
Some High School Coursework
Bartenders will be responsible to prepare and serve drinks and food to our guests. The purpose of this position is to interact with our guest and ensure that they have a wonderful experience. Bartenders will maintain positive guest and staff interactions while accurately measuring and/or mixing beverages, accurately taking orders placed and serving beverages and food.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages
Interact with customers, take orders and serve food and drinks
Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations
Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails
Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age
Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience
Comply with all food and beverage regulations
Correctly present menus, wine list and additions to our guests and make suggestions when appropriate.
Answer all questions posed about beverages and food.
Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of food and beverage products, menus, additions and promotions.
Use upselling and suggestive selling techniques to increase sales and broaden our guests’ experience.
Accurately take food and beverage orders.
Accurately and correctly input items ordered into MICROS, coursing items and applying modifiers where appropriate.
Promptly prepare bills for items ordered, collect and process payments, generate closing reports and balance daily transactions.
Handle a house bank and follow all cash handling procedures.
Arrange bottles, glasses and bar items in an attractive manner which meets our standard.
Maintain bar inventory.
Stock and maintain stock of bar supplies.
Keep bar and all work areas clean and organized to company standard.
Apply health regulations relating to cleanliness.
Apply safety regulations.
Comply with equipment usage guidelines.
Proven working experience as a bartender
Excellent knowledge of mixing, garnishing and serving drinks
Understanding of wine, spirits, beer production.
Advanced knowledge of liquor brands and styles
Experience with Point of sale systems
Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
Ability to keep the bar organized, stocked and clean
Able to lift 45 pounds
Great listening and speaking skills.
Passion for hospitality and guest service.
A good memory and ability to adapt to changing situations.
Being a team player is essential!