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Banquet Bartender **$300 Sign-On Bonus is distributed in two scheduled payments of $150. The first payment occurs after the new hire's 10 days and the second is after the new hire's 90 days.**

Posted June 12, 2021

Graduate State College
State College, PA

About This Job

**$300 Sign-On Bonus is distributed in two scheduled payments of $150. The first payment occurs after the new hire's 10 days and the second is after the new hire's 90 days.**

Graduate Hotels®, is seeking a Bartender to join Graduate State Collegeand its wonderful team of hospitality enthusiasts.    

Graduate Hotels creates authentic, playful spaces that connect a community’s travelers, students, and locals. Through thoughtfully curated design, creative F&B and community-focused events, we create hotels worthy of their hometown.  

We are a diverse team of experience makers and storytellers. As a Graduate Hotels team member, you are the local insider shaping guest experiences. Our goal is to make every guest feel like a local even if it's their first time in town. In order to help you deliver on that goal, we encourage our team members to embody the same mindset as our guests through Graduate experiences and encouraged community exploration.   


  • Ensures bar is set up with appropriate levels of liquor, juices, crushes, additives, soda, etc.  

  • Ensures that the bar, glasses and cutlery is clean and sanitized  

  • Ensures guests are of legal age to consume alcohol  

  • Prepares drink orders according to bar standards and guest preferences  

  • Presents bar bill and takes payment  

  • Ensures guests are engaged and satisfied  

  • Monitors guests for overconsumption of alcohol and takes steps as necessary  

  • Locks up and store all beverage, food and other equipment items, deposits cash drops and secures bank.  

  • Other duties as assigned  


  • High School Diploma/GED 

  • Safe Serving certification required 


  • Knowledge of alcohol serving practices and standards  

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally  

  • Team player  

  • Ability to exceed expectations of guests  

  • Detail-oriented  

About Graduate Hotels®

Graduate Hotels is a hand-crafted collection of hotels that reside in dynamic university-anchored towns across the country.  Each hotel pays homage to the heritage of its unique town through cultural nods to the local community.  Launched in 2014, there are currently 28 hotels across the U.S. and an additional seven hotels set to open by the end of 2021. Graduate Hotels is owned by Adventurous Journeys (AJ) Capital Partners, a vertically integrated real estate developer, owner and operator. For more information on Graduate Hotels, please visit

*Graduate Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


About this Employer

Graduate State College

125 South Atherton Street
State College, PA 16801

(814) 231-2100

150 Room Hotel

Managed By

Our Hotel

A comfortable and traditional full-service 150 room boutique hotel in the heart of downtown State College, PA, one block from Penn State University. Specializing in banquets, meetings, weddings and conferences.

Restaurants & Bars

The Atherton Hotel provides guests with two on-site options for dining and entertainment.


Join us in Tarragon Restaurant where award-winning cuisine is artfully presented each day for breakfast and dinner.

Using only the finest ingredients, and featuring USDA Angus and Choice beef, fresh seafood, homemade soups, breads and desserts, Tarragon is well-known for its creative menus, a relaxing and lovely atmosphere, and meals that are as delicious as they are beautifully prepared.

Reservations are not required, and while Tarragon boasts an elegant atmosphere we encourage our guests to dress casually and comfortably.

In addition to regular services, Tarragon offers special limited menus during Penn State’s graduations, special events and holidays. Please contact the hotel for information about these and other special promotions throughout the year.


Guests enjoy the charming ambiance, traditional and intimate atmosphere of Rumors Lounge. With full-service lunch and snack menus and a variety of specialty cocktails and drinks, Rumors is a favorite spot to enhance formal business meetings at the end of the day or the ideal location to begin a perfect evening or conversation.