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Master Mixologist

Posted July 28, 2022

Palms Casino Resort
Las Vegas, NV
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About This Job

Working closely with the Beverage Management team, the Master Mixologist will play an important role by leading the Beverage Service Team to an excellent beverage experience to our guests. Through outstanding direction and leadership, the Master Mixologist will create drinks and menus that will put the Palms on the map for “Best cocktails in town.”

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain complete knowledge of all liquor brands, beers, and non-alcoholic selections available on the casino bars/lounges/restaurants.
  • Expert knowledge of designated glassware, ingredients, preparation method, and garnishes of each drink.
  • Create recipes for cocktails with and without alcohol and have expert knowledge of the menu items and their ingredients and preparation
  • Train bartenders and service team to ensure beverage knowledge and service levels are to the Palms standard
  • Drive the cocktail menu change to ensure fresh, unique, and seasonally accurate cocktails are available on the menu
  • Assist with product procurement, beverage costing
  • Contribute to shift briefings as required as well as lead staff training sessions for all beverage products
  • Complete product requisitions accurately and maintain bar beverage and inventory control
  • Consistently follow sequence of service utilizing all proper procedures standardized by the Casino Beverage management.
  • Create mixers and syrups from scratch
  • Create and maintain recipes for mixers and syrups
  • Maintaining health code standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness in beverage kitchen
  • Handling guest checks and other related financial truncations (itemize bills correctly and efficiently secure payment).
  • Input all orders into POS system quickly and efficiently ensuring accuracy of all drinks and modifications.
  • Maintain a level of professionalism.
  • Anticipate the guests’ needs and responding appropriately with a sense of urgency.
  • Work as a team, assisting all guests’ and employees’ needs and inquiries.
  • Perform all other job-related duties as requested.


  • Requires a minimum of 2 years previous work experience as a mixologist in a bar/restaurant/resort.
  • High School diploma or above.
  • Candidates must exhibit beverage, wine, basic food and advanced service knowledge including wine service, champagne, mixed cocktails, cordials, after dinner drinks and up-selling.
  • A highly motivated and energetic personality.
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • Candidates must be able to communicate in English fluently and in a professional manner, in written and oral form.
  • Applicants must be 21 years of age or above.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain any licensing or active work cards required, at present or in the future, for this position always.
  • Willing to work in a loud and fast paced environment.
  • Possession of /or ability to possess a valid TAM card.
  • Possession of /or ability to possess a Health card.
  • Possession of/or ability to possess a Sherriff’s Card.
  • Member of USBG preferred
  • Experience with food pairings preferred
  • Consistently deliver exceptional service to every guest while interacting and entertaining in a professional manner.
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic workstation in accordance with Clark County Health Standards
  • Ability to initiate and maintain an upbeat and relaxed environment on a consistent basis.
  • Adhere to and enforce company specific safety policies.
  • Consistently maintain a well-groomed appearance, posture and hygiene deemed by management.
  • Makeup, technique and style should stay current and in line with current fashion standards and trends as deemed by management.
  • Maintain dialogue with all guests while upholding a warm, positive and friendly persona always.

Physical Demands

  • Work is performed in a hotel/resort setting.
  • Must be tolerant to varying conditions of noise level, temperature, illumination, and air quality.
  • May be exposed to smoke
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Constant contact with executives, department management, employees, and guests.
  • Prolonged sitting or standing and mobility.
  • Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motions Lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects and/or move up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Eye/hand coordination.
  • Use of standard office equipment.
  • Ability to distinguish letters, numbers, and symbols

Equal Opportunity Employer

Palms provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Palms, its affiliates and subsidiaries will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with applicable law.

We are committed to making a work environment where the growth and well-being of our team members is the top priority. Join our team today!

We are committed to making a work environment where the growth and well-being of our team members is the top priority. Join our team today!

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Palms Casino Resort

4321 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103

Telephone (866) 752-2236
Reservations (866) 752-2236

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Palms Casino Resort is making history as the resort in Las Vegas fully owned and operated by a Native American Tribe. Palms Casino Resort reopens in Spring 2022 with two distinct towers with 700 hotel rooms and suites, a diverse mix of bars, restaurants, live entertainment venues and immersive lifestyle experiences across a 95,000-square-foot reimagined casino.

The resort also includes over 60,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, the 2,500-seat Pearl theater, a sprawling pool and spa area, a wedding chapel, the Brenden Palms 14-screen theater and nearly 600 units at Palms Place condominiums.

Palms Casino Resort is owned by The San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Authority (“SMGHA”) an affiliate of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Palms is located just west of the center of the Las Vegas Strip off I-15 on Flamingo Road. Palms is here to play!

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