Bar Production

Company Details

The Bar Production role is vital to the success of the cocktail program for both Mel’s & Al Coro. This is a daytime position that focuses on the production of necessary mise en place for the program- including the creation of batches and tinctures and learning about draft cocktail systems.

You must work with a warm, knowledgeable & noticeably appreciative demeanor. This position is designed for individuals that are eager to learn and grow professionally and is an integral part of our restaurant’s success.

At Mel’s we value our employees and are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming work culture. We believe in a ‘whole house’ mentality and we expect all departments (Pastry, Savory, Dining Room, and Facilities) to support and motivate each other to achieve our goal of guest satisfaction. As an employee, you will interact with all of these departments regularly and should be able to communicate effectively and respectfully with your co-workers & managers.

Our restaurants offer access to insurance enrollments (must maintain 25 hours per week), no cost life insurance, a short term disability policy, an Employee Assistance Program (with access to free mental health counseling), 40% dining discounts at group restaurants, referral bonuses, and more!


  • Manage daily production tasks
  • Ensure quality of product & ingredient sourcing
  • Assist with Menu Recipe Testing/Drink Creation/Production of new syrups and infusions
  • Participate in Research and Development of new cocktails
  • Develop new and efficient cocktail ingredient techniques
  • Develop and update par systems
  • Create requisition forms with Bar Director and distribute to various outlets
  • Supervise daily juice/garnish production and distribute to bars for service


  • Must have experience in a fast paced cocktail-centric environment as a Barback
  • Must be able to lift & a carry at least 50 pounds
  • Must be comfortable with repetitive motions (such as shaking cocktails, bending & standing)
  • Must have working knowledge of classic and modern cocktails
  • Must have working knowledge of liquors: how they are made, brands, regional specifics
  • Must have full schedule availability
  • Must be able to take constructive criticisms and work well in a team dynamic

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