The WXYZ Bartender /Server is responsible making a memorable experience for every guest by bringing a warm, welcoming attitude daily along with a knowledge of cocktails and Chicago. A WXYZ Bartender/Server must be a team player and be willing to help in multiple aspects of the food and beverage realm of aloft Chicago Mag Mile.
Education & Experience: High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
SERV Safe Certification
Allergen Awareness Certification
Long hours sometimes required.
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Ability to stand during entire shift.
Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
Must work well in stressful, high pressure situations.
Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the issues raised by co-workers and guests.
Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data, and basic arithmetic functions.
Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
DUTIES & FUNCTIONS
Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly, service-oriented manner.
Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aloft Mag Mile standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working (per brand standards)
Always comply with Aloft Mag Mile standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
Comply with certification requirements as applicable to position to include Alcohol Awareness, Food Handlers, Safety, etc.
Perform opening and closing side work according to Aloft Mag Mile standards to ensure that guests are served promptly and efficiently.
Aloft Mag Mile embodies artistic roots, built on the former site of Chicago’s Contemporary Museum of Art, to help travelers “color outside the lines” of other more traditional hotels. Aloft Mag Mile offers easy breezy access to the entire area but is light-years from tradition. Abuzz with the energy of discovery and interaction, this bold new lodging alternative is just steps from Chicago’s Navy Pier, the Revitalized Riverfront, and famous Magnificent Mile - the shopping, cultural, and professional hub of Chicago. Aloft Chicago Mag Mile is a vibrant new hotel that moves to the beat of its guests. Travelers can walk through Chicago’s architectural heritage, world-class shopping, spectacular nightlife and entertainment—all part of the Mag Mile experience.