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Bartender

Posted May 18, 2021

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk
San Antonio, TX
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About This Job

JOB SUMMARY: Prepare all drinks for bar customers, cocktail servers and food servers while providing guests with professional, efficient service and quality-made beverages

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing/walking: Constantly. Various surfaces including carpet, tile, and rubber mats.
  • Crouching (bend at knees): Frequently. Serve drinks at table, lift beer kegs, stock liquor and other supplies.
  • Stooping (bend at waist): Constantly. Stock supplies, mix drinks, obtain supplies.
  • Twisting (knees, waist, neck): Frequently. Take orders, maneuver through crowds, serve orders.
  • Balancing: Constantly. Handle trays of food or beverage; hold glasses and other beverage containers behind bar
  • Reaching (overhead/extension): Frequently. Obtain overhead supplies. Serve at arm’s length.
  • Handling/grasping: Constantly. Trays of food and beverage, glassware, beverage containers, ice scoop.
  • Fingering/feeling: Constantly. Write, cash handling, cash register, adding machine, and drink garnishes.
  • Pushing/pulling: Occasionally. Move chairs, tables. Average weight: 10 lbs. force. Maximum weight: 20 lbs. force.
  • Lifting/carrying: Constantly. Beer tubs, food and beverage trays, ice buckets, refuse containers, supplies, beer kegs. Average weight 20 lbs. Maximum weight: 160 lbs. (assisted with handcart or coworker).

Working Environment:

  • Interior of hotel, in all areas of the hotel.
  • Exterior of hotel with exposure to weather conditions
  • Exposure to various hazardous chemicals.
  • Exposure to food items and beverages.

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:

Essential:

  • Prepares all beverage mixers to recipe beverages to guests
  • Promotes and up-sells liquor and food
  • Must be completely familiar with all the different kinds of liquor, recipes and prices of drinks, proper glassware and garnishes
  • Follows guidelines established in regards to age identification for suspected minors and when dealing with an intoxicated customer
  • Must be familiar with cash handling procedures to include proper discounting, Aloha system, bank procedures and tip policies
    Basics:
  • Attend required meetings
  • Keep work areas clean and organized
  • Be extremely courteous to all customers and fellow employees
  • Report unsafe conditions to your supervisor immediately
  • Maintain hotel equipment in proper working conditions.
  • Any other duties assigned by your immediate supervisor

compensation: $7.25/ hour plus gratuities

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About this Employer

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

150 E. Houston Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

(210) 227-9700

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About Us

Steeped in history and charm, Hotel Valencia Riverwalk blends Spanish Colonial and Modern Mediterranean design with contemporary ideals. Our San Antonio downtown hotel's location on the quiet part of the River Walk keeps you in the middle of the action without sacrificing tranquility. Surround yourself with dining, entertainment, and shopping offered along the vibrant banks of San Antonio's famed River Walk or visit nearby local attractions. Embrace the romance of the downtown architecture as you tour by horse-drawn carriage or river cruise. However you choose to spend your time in San Antonio, we’ll ensure it’s unforgettable.

We take pride in delivering an impeccable experience rather than a routine hotel stay. The architectural craftsmanship and opulent finishes throughout the design of our hotel envelop your senses while our luxury amenities cater to your every need. With world-class dining and in-room spa services, you may find it difficult to leave at all during your stay, but when you do a bevy of options are just steps away.

From meetings, groups and weddings on the River Walk, to romantic getaways, or business trips—whatever your reason for visiting, we’re here to make your San Antonio stay one you’ll remember.