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Lobby Lounge Bartender

Posted September 13, 2021

The Opus Hotel, an Autograph Collection
White Plains, NY
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The Opus, Westchester is looking for a service-oriented bartender with mixologist skills to join our team at our upcoming opening. The Opus, Westchester is a luxury lifestyle hotel in the Westchester community that is set to reopen this April. The Bartender/Mixologists at The Opus will take care of guests both behind the bar and in the Lobby Lounge, seeing every guest as their guest. Ideal candidates will have experience behind the bar, strong attention to detail, a positive attitude, and enthusiasm for guest satisfaction. The Bartender/Mixologist will be responsible for the sanitation and cleanliness of the bar and beverage preparation areas. As well as providing excellent service to all guests while mixing and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks as well as food to our guests.

You should possess excellent communication skills and find enjoyment in creating and serving innovative cocktails, pairing food and drinks and putting a smile on a guest’s faces by providing memorable experiences.

Bartender/Mixologist’s responsibilities include:

- Working knowledge of how and what bar tools to use and when, including proper pours and glassware choices

- Knowledge of recipes, ingredients, and ability to consistently and efficiently make classic cocktails

- Comfortability with material to be able to upsell and promote substitutes based on our selection of offerings

- Elevated service experience while executing the technical skills of bartending

-Ability to craft delicious beverages with consistent standards, focusing on quality and efficiency of service

-Knowledge of both classic and modern classic cocktails, as well as extensive knowledge of beer, wine, and spirits

-Ability to learn or create recipes for cocktails with attention to flavor profiles and guest preferences

-Interact with all guests, actively working to build regular clientele and repeat guests by building a knowledge database of preferences and recommendations

-Follow open, running, and closing cleaning and checkout procedures and handle basic cleaning duties

-Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work environment

-Have accurate cash handling and payment processing

-Be a team player both within the Lobby Lounge and the hotel by being observant in meeting the needs of all and prioritizing appropriately

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years in a bartending role, crafting specialty cocktails in a high-volume, elevated food and beverage organization
  • Extensive knowledge of beer (including Lagers, Stouts, Ports, IPAs, draft, etc.), wine (including different varietals, regions, and food pairing), coffee, tea, and spirits
  • Knowledge of classic cocktail recipes
  • Proficiency in math and cash-handling skills
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Being a part of our team, both allows you ownership of your space, as well as the chance to be a part of a large extended family with Crescent Hotel & Resorts. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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The Opus Hotel, an Autograph Collection

Three Renaissance Square
White Plains, NY 10601

(914) 946-5500

The Opus, Westchester has a luxe residential flair, capturing the calm of a sanctuary retreat with a city soul and rich urban experience infused throughout the property. The new hotel will feature 146 guestrooms including 38 luxury suites and will be a central hub for the community, The property will be a warm and welcoming space with a social nature and modern appeal, featuring inviting open spaces, eclectic art and décor, authentic experiences, urban glamour and personalized services.