Bartender - Babel

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Coming soon to York Mills Shopping Centre, Babel is bringing a delicious spark of live fuel cooking and warm hospitality to the neighbourhood. Open daily for lunch and dinner, as well as weekend brunch, this upscale casual restaurant invites guests to enjoy a colourful array of Mediterranean fare. Featuring a bright and airy atmosphere, a 10-seat bar and two beautiful private dining spaces, Babel can accommodate everything from spontaneous weekday lunches to vibrant celebrations among family and friends.

Job Description

Our Bartenders take pride in their food, wine and spirit knowledge. They build relationships with their guests and are often asked for by name. They display natural showmanship, have great communication skills and an eye for detail. A Bartender receives beverage orders and makes beverages in a timely and efficient manner maintaining all O&B standards. They also communicate beverage descriptions and modifications with team members to ensure guests receive their requested beverage. 

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create a positive guest experience through interaction and adherence to the steps of service
  • Knowledgeable of all food and beverage items in order to make recommendations
  • Promptly receive drink order chits and pour all beverages according to O&B standards
  • Present beverages in a clear and organized manner at the service bar pick up area
  • Communicate beverage descriptions, specials and information to guests and team members
  • Setup and take apart bar area, dishwasher and cappuccino machine
  • Stock and maintain all bar products including mis en place
  • Check and maintain beer keg and liquor levels
  • Count and take inventory of all beverages and supplies and assist manager with inventory ordering
  • Be aware of any special requests, inclusive of guest allergies
  • Other duties as assigned or required 

Qualifications

 

  • SmartServe Certified
  • A Degree/ Diploma in Hospitality or equivalent considered an asset
  • At least 2 years bartending experience in a similar environment
  • Impeccable wine, beer and cocktail knowledge
  • Passion for food, beverage and providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and able to lift and move beer kegs, liquor and wine boxes

Additional Information

** We thank all applicants for their interest in Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **