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Hilton Lexington Downtown

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted November 23, 2021.

Department: Food & Beverage Reports to: Lounge Manager

Position: Bartender Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary: The purpose of this job is to prepare beverages requested by customers according to standard operating procedures, and to provide courteous, prompt table-side service to guests in accordance with the LSOP.

The bartender must provide an atmosphere of welcome and warmth generated by a sincere concern for all guests’ satisfaction.

Accountabilities: All beverages must be prepared and served in a timely and accurate manner following recipe specifications.

Presentation must be consistent using fresh garnishes at all times.

Payment must be received and accurately recorded.

Beverage par levels must be maintained by requisitions as needed.

Promotions of specials and up selling are expected.

Food service when required.

To make sure all glassware is polished once they have been washed.

Qualification Standards

Education & Experience:
At least 3 years of progressive experience food & beverage
Previous Bartending experience required
ServSafe & TIPS or similar acceptable alcohol training Certificate preferred
High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Tools & Equipment:
Calculator, computer, telephone
Credit card authorization machine, cash register, touch screen monitor, printer
Wine opener, carpet sweeper or vacuum, hot plates, coffee and espresso machines, Juice Machine, CO2 Systems, keg tap systems, blender, sound system, wine opener, glass ware, measuring cups and related equipment
Work Environment:
Under variable temperature conditions
Under variable noise levels
Indoors / outdoors
Around chemicals
Physical Requirements:
Long hours sometimes required
Medium work – Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects
Must occasionally transport beer kegs and cases of liquor, beer, wine, etc.
Ability to stand for long periods of time without sitting or leaning
Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach with your body and arms
Near Vision – ability to see details at close range
Mental Requirements:
Oral and Written Comprehension and Expression
– Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly in English
Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately
Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary
Must work well in stressful, high pressure situations
Ability to multi task
Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure
Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc.

from multiple sources and consider, adjust, or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need
Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests
Mathematical Reasoning
– Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data, and basic arithmetic functions
Multilingual helpful
Other Abilities, Skills, Knowledge:
Knowledge of F&B procedures and serving standards
Health Department rules and regulations
Participation in Department meetings
Knowledge of local liquor laws and regulations
Bartending skills
– specific knowledge of liquor, beer, wine, mixed drinks and mock tails
Duties & Functions

Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly, service oriented manner
Maintain regular attendance, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel
Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, as defined in the hotel handbook, when working
Comply at all times with New Castle standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations
Complete opening/closing duties according to standards set forth
Prepare drinks for guest and beverage servers using specifications
Present drinks to guests, obtain payment for them, and record accurately
Have full knowledge of entire menu, as well as daily specials, desserts, etc.
Provide attentive service, focusing on guests’ needs.
Receive payment for food and beverages provided and provide change and receipt to guests
Clear and clean tables when guests leave, return dishes/glasses to be washed
Wash all glassware and maintain a sanitary environment in accordance with local health codes
At no time shall a drink be served to the restaurant staff or the bartender on the floor
Make change from cash register
Complete beverage requisitions to maintain par levels as needed, using full bottle for empty method
Monitor guests for intoxication and report such findings to Manager immediately
Keep an accurate record of all checks and balances to be presented in a daily report
Process credit card and room charges
Complete tip reporting / closeout sheet at end of shift
Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring his or her attention
Insure compliance with all local liquor laws, and health & sanitation regulations
Insure compliance with departmental S.O.P.s
Insure that all side work is completed before leaving property
Insure that all restock and cleaning is performed at close of shift
Be up to date on all guest services, promotions and events in the Hotel
Accurately complete daily cash out report
Other duties as required
Meet and greet guests
Keep lounge area clean and free from debris
Participate in department meetings
All New Castle employees are special safety and security agents and, whenever possible, are to report of correct and safety or security deficiencies.

They are to be constantly on the alert for any unsafe or unsecured areas which bay threaten the wellbeing of guest or fellow employees or the maintenance and security of the hotel property and react accordingly.

This hotel functions 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

All employees must realize that we schedule as business dictates.

I have read and understand the job description as stated above and accept that any of the tasks may be modified or changed.

I accept responsibility for knowing the modifications and/ or changes in this job description.

I can perform the essential functions of this job as listed above, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Employee Name (Please Print) Supervisor Name (Please Print)

Employee Signature Date Supervisor Signature Date

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $5.00 per hour

Dental insurance
Employee discount
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Night shift
Weekend availability
Supplemental Pay:
Bartending: 1 year (Preferred)
Restaurant Experience: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: One location