Thursday, April 24, 2014

Bartender / Mixologist / Barrister

Our client a fast growing hotel, situated in the suburbs of Nairobi, is seeking to recruit a Bartender / Mixologist / Barrister to join their team. 
The hotel offers restaurant, conference and room services.
 Job Overview: The purpose of this position is to interact with our guests and ensure they have a great experience when dining at the resort. 
Bartenders are responsible for positive guest interactions while accurately mixing and serving beverages to guests and servers in a friendly and efficient manner. 
At all times, bartenders are expected to be attentive to our guest needs and making them feel welcome, comfortable, important and relaxed. 
Job Duties

  • Greet guests, take beverage orders from the restaurant servers or directly from guests.
  • Mix drinks, cocktails and other bar beverages as ordered and in compliance with company standards.
  • Create drink recipes.
  • Check identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol
  • Handle an assigned house bank and follow all cash handling procedures.
  • Collect payment for drinks served and balance all receipts.
  • Ensure that the assigned bar area is fully equipped with tools and products needed for
  • mixing beverages and serving guests.
  • Prepare inventory or purchase requisitions as needed to replenish supplies.
  • Serve snacks or food items to guests seated at the bar where appropriate.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of food and beverage products, menus and
  • promotions.
  • Maintain a clean working area by sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning of glass doors and windows, etc. as needed.
  • Provide guidance to guests on restaurant activities, dining options and general information.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • At least 4-5 years experience in a similar position (bartender).
  • Certificate or Diploma in Hospitality or hotel management
Skills required
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Creative skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Listening skills
  • Customer service skills
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application clearly detailing their suitability for the position on or before 25th April 2014 at

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

CVs WITHOUT Current and Expected Remuneration Package will not be considered.