Bartender - High Society Bar (New York New York - Las Vegas)

MGM Resorts New York, NY
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Become one of the stars behind the show and become part of the world's most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: To entertain the human race.

It is the primary responsibility of the Bartender to greet guests, mix and serve drinks and maintain the cleanliness of the bar. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and Property polices, practices, and procedures, as well as within the framework and intent of the Property's Mission Statement.

* Mix and serve drinks following set standard recipes.

* Oversee overall operation of the outlet bar.

* Maintain the cleanliness and appearance of the bar.

* Maintain complete knowledge of all menu items, liquor brands, beers and non-alcoholic selections available in the assigned outlet.

* Obtain assigned bank and ensure accuracy of contracted monies, keeping bank secure at all times.

* Provide Apprentices and Porters direction and coaching to ensure proper operation of the bar and assist them when necessary.

* Clean all equipment, tools, and supplies and ensure that equipment is in good working order.

* Keep count of tickets and perform cash drops at the end of the shift.

* Ensure correct product is utilized.

* Communicate with Managers, Co-Workers and guests in order to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests and or other employees.

* Perform all other job related duties as requested.

Required:

* Working knowledge of the particular characteristics and description of every wine/champagne by the glass and major wines on the wine list.

* Working knowledge of designated glassware, ingredients, preparation method and garnishes of each drink.

* Excellent customer service skills.

* Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.

* Professional appearance and demeanor.

* Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

* Must have documentation of successful completion of the Bartenders Local 165 Joint Apprenticeship Training Program and have passed the craft exam related to the program.

* Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.

Preferred:

* At least 2 years of previous experience in a bar or similar environment.

* High school diploma or equivalent.

* Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.

* This is not an official job description for this position and is not intended to include every duty or responsibility of the job nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do this job.