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Banquet Bartender Part-Time On-Call

Posted June 26, 2020

Hotel Retlaw
Fond du Lac, WI
Boutique hotel in the heart of Downtown Fond du Lac looking to hire Banquet Bartenders.

About This Job

About Us 

Our historic hotel features 121 guestrooms and suites complemented by warm, gracious, and personalized service. Every room at the Hotel Retlaw has its own special character and the combination of intimacy, exclusivity, personalized service, and attention to detail make for a truly unique luxury hotel experience.


  • Discounts at Espresso Cafe and Wine Bar, Jazzmine's Brasserie, and Quintessence Spa.
  • Hotel Room Discount for family and friends.
  • Wyndham Hotel & Resorts discounts. 
  • Gym Membership discount.
  • Associate Meals.
  • Flexible Scheduling.
  • Holiday Pay.
  • Meeting Pay.

What you will be doing

Position Summary

Banquet bartenders serve beverages at banquets and events and ensure that customer satisfaction is maintained. Banquet bartenders work behind the bar counter to craft and serve drinks, and work weekends and nights. Banquet bartenders need to be available on call for events. People who find the most satisfaction in this field enjoy working independently and engaging positively with others. This position is a Thursday-Saturday position as needed. This position is required to be on-call and available for larger events hosted at the hotel. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Report to work on time in proper uniform.
  • Check board to ensure the location of the room to work in.
  • Review copy of BEO with Captain during line up.
  • Set up the bar-back table with appropriate glassware according to established guidelines in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provide exceptional service during the event, observing the Captain instructions.
  • Provide continuous attention to details before, during, and after the event.
  • Complete all assigned side work duties in a timely manner.
  • Follow proper clearing and cleanup procedures.
  • Follow proper handling of hotel equipment.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area at all times observing all safety rules.
  • Follow proper beverage handling procedures.
  • Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages for patrons.
  • Interact with customers, take orders, and serve snacks and drinks.
  • Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations.
  • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails.
  • Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets the legal drinking age.
  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies.
  • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience.
  • Comply with all food and beverage regulations.

The ideal candidate for this position

  • City of Fond du Lac Bartender-Operator license preferred
  • High School Diploma required

compensation: $8.00 + tips


About this Employer

Hotel Retlaw

1 North Main Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

(920) 204-0400

121 Room Hotel

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Our Hotel

Originally opened in 1923 and re-imagined in 2019, Hotel Retlaw, the flagship property of Legendary Hotels, is a timeless classic, reborn and updated for today’s modern traveler. As the area’s newest and only luxury hotel, we are proud to be an anchor in the revitalized downtown Fond du Lac.

Featuring 121 guest rooms and suites, we invite guests and patrons to enjoy a completely new hotel. Our hotel amenities allow guests to make the most of your time. From our farm-to-table Jazzmine’s Restaurant to our luxurious Quintessence Spa, and the Espresso Café & Wine Bar, we offer endless possibilities to enhance your stay.

Why people like to work here

Our associates are offered many benefits while being a team member of Hotel Retlaw. The following is a list of some of the benefits our associates enjoy the access of while being part of our team.

  • Discounts at Espresso Cafe and Wine Bar, Jazzmine's Brasserie, and Quintessence Spa.
  • Hotel Room Discount for family and friends.
  • Wyndham Hotels & Resorts discounts. 
  • Gym Membership discount.
  • Associate Meals.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Health, Medical, Vision, and Life Insurance.
  • Flexible Scheduling.
  • Vacation, Sick, Jury Duty, Bereavement, and Meeting Pay.

What our employees say

The following are some of the nice words our associates have said while working here.

Engaging Work Environment!
(Current Employee) - Fond du Lac, WI - August 14, 2019
I enjoy working at Hotel Retlaw for many reasons! The work environment is fun, engaging, and fast-paced. There is always something new to be learning. My co-workers and the management team are always supportive and helpful! There is also a delicious and free lunch every single day.
Great work environment!
(Current Employee) - Fond du Lac, WI - August 12, 2019
This is a place where everyone comes together to help each other. Management only wants to see people grow and better themselves. It has some amazing benefits, especially if you are in the foodservice industry.
Empowering Environment
(Current Employee) - Fond du Lac, WI - August 8, 2019
The direct managers are respectful and easy to talk with, free meals, free coffee, and soda, great benefits, flexible with schedule. Plenty of opportunities to take on various duties and for growth.
Good people, but sometimes stressful on wedding or event nights
(Current Employee) - Fondulac - November 13, 2019
Great people to work for, good benefits, management is nice, free meals every day pay is not bad for my title. It does get more stressful on wedding and event nights.
Great Opportunity
(Current Employee) - Fond du Lac, WI - February 19, 2020

Friendly Co-Workers. Delicious employee meals supplied daily. Flexible scheduling. Above-average pay for the area. Also, since the Hotel is less than a year old you get exposure to higher-level management tasks and responsibilities which is extremely useful for personal growth.