Mixologist/Cocktail Bartender - Peacock Wine Bar

  • Part-time

Company Description

A refreshing new breed of wine bar, Peacock will offer a polished yet cozy space in which to snack and sip the evening away. Peacock’s wine list will feature an ever-evolving selection of 90+ labels, including many small-production and hard-to-find bottles from around the world, with a small whiff of funk. The kitchen will dish out an array of vegetable-forward small plates and seasonal housemade pastas that are perfect for cinq à sept get-togethers and late-night grazing.

What's in it for you?

  • Gratuity Sharing
  • Discounted gym membership and Employee Assistance Program
  • 50% Dining Discount for all O&B locations
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Access to Health, Dental and Visions benefits with Enhanced Mental Health Coverage

Job Description

Our mixologists 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 mixologist receives beverage orders and makes beverages in a timely and efficient manner maintaining all Freehand standards. They also communicate beverage descriptions and modifications with team members to ensure guests receive their requested beverage. 

We are looking for someone with a solid bartending background, in-depth knowledge of classic cocktails, a desire to create signature drinks, decent wine knowledge and a flair for entertaining to join our already exemplary team.

The Day to Day:

  • Create a positive guest experience through interaction and adherence to the steps of service
  • Propensity for the creation and ideation side of cocktailing
  • Ability to create syrups, infusions and tinctures to specification.  
  • Adhering to bar prep schedule and maintaining par levels at all times
  • Knowledgeable of all food and beverage items in order to make recommendations
  • Promptly receive drink order chits and pour all beverages according to Freehand 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
  • Proficient in English
  • A Degree/ Diploma in Hospitality or equivalent considered an asset
  • At least 2 years bartending experience in a similar environment
  • Impeccable wine, beer and classic cocktail knowledge
  • Passion for food, beverage and providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to multi-task and be a strong lounge server
  • 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 Freehand Hospitality; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **

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