Bartender - Aera

  • Full-time

Company Description

Welcome to Aera (pronounced “era”), Toronto’s destination for peak indulgence. Paying homage to 21st century American cuisine, our menu of elevated classics and steakhouse favourites pairs beautifully with panoramic city views. Featuring a luxuriously appointed cocktail bar, impressive sushi counter, and an expansive open-air terrace set to launch this spring, our 38th-floor oasis in the clouds marries exceptional design and culinary innovation. As masters of our craft, we ensure that every moment spent with us is a tribute to the art of fine dining — and once the sun sets — a lively celebration of late-night revelry. 

With the goal of giving each and every guest a truly memorable dining experience, our team is passionate about providing polished, attentive, and intuitive hospitality at every turn. 

What's in it for you?

  • Gratuity Sharing
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 50% dining discount for all O&B locations for you and up to 3 guests
  • Employee referral program
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Access to health, dental and vision benefits with enhanced mental health coverage
  • O&B is one of Canada’s largest hospitality companies with many internal career opportunities. We have restaurants, food halls, and catering teams in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia

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. 

The Day to Day:

  • 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 


  • SmartServe Certified
  • At least 6 months 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. **

Oliver & Bonacini's Diversity Commitment 

At Oliver & Bonacini Hospitality, we are committed to treating every employee with dignity and respect. We strive to be fair and just, and create working environments where our employees can be at their best.