Bartender - Island Restaurant (Upper East Side)

1305 Madison Avenue near 92nd and 93rd Streets

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compensation: $10/hour salary + bar tips + portion of house tips
employment type: part-time

We are seeking a Bartender to join our team at Island Restaurant.

Island is a staple restaurant to a high end clientele on Madison Avenue in the Upper East Side. After 30 years of business, our restaurant is as busy as ever.

About the position:
Serving experience REQUIRED. Some bartending experience preferred but not required. We will train the right person. Energy and attitude is top of our list! We will train the right person.
Bartender is their own bar back. We need someone who is comfortable with and enjoys some physical work before they start service. This includes lifting boxes, loading in orders twice a week and carrying crates of wine and liquor up and down stairs daily. Bartender is responsible for stocking bar including all garnishes, cutting fruit and stocking essentials.
Bartender serves patrons dinner and drinks at our 7 bar seats and pours for the house. You will be tipped out by the house and keep the bar.
The ideal candidate will be friendly, enjoy making conversation and have a great ability to multitask and work well under pressure. All orders from waiters are made verbally, so bartender must have the ability to listen to multiple orders in sequence and be able to remember and serve them with composure.
Additional duties:
Notifying manager when glassware is in low stock.
Closing the restaurant and locking up at end of shift. (You are the last one out usually between 12 AM and 12:30 AM)
Receiving delivery orders on tablet during service and inputting into POS as well as coordinating with Delivery staff and making sure deliveries are going out correctly.
Stocking wine and liquor in the appropriate storage spaces - must be capable of handling heavy boxes and bringing them downstairs and organizing to our standards.
This role is for 3 shifts per week- total of 30 hours.
Island is a unique and special place to work and serve. You won’t find another place like it! The bar is usually full of people who know each other and would love to get to know you! It’s the upscale Cheers of the Upper East side so if you’re looking to serve great customers and work alongside a loyal and friendly team that acts like family, then this is the job for you!
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