Barback

Company Details

Unlike the traditional role of ‘Barback’- Bar Support staff at Mel’s are not just tasked with stocking, grabbing ice and replenishing glassware. While these are a part of your duties, you will also learn and be responsible for espresso based drinks, and 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.

‘The Pizzeria at 8510’ is anticipated to open in late January 2022.

This is a full time position and requires flexible schedule availability: including nights, weekends and lunches. The restaurant will be closed for Thankskgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

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!

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have 2 years + experience in a fast paced cocktail-centric environment as a
  • Bartender, BarBack and/or Barista
  • 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

SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be warm, knowledgeable and noticeably appreciative
  • Accommodate guests by making each individual feel welcome
  • Act professional and accommodating and always maintain composure
  • Identify and report problems to management immediately
  • Be aware of service flow, dining timing, and adjust for each guest’s individual needs
  • Implement and follow steps of service

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