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Bar Back - Terra Tempe

Posted June 28, 2022

The Westin Tempe
Tempe, AZ
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About This Job

Are you a bar back looking to provide exceptional guest service at one of the newest restaurants in Tempe? You have come to the right place!

Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits, cleverly combines the rustic flavors of Arizona with traditional Southwestern dishes to provide guests an innovative menu of elevated Sonoran cuisine. Our new restaurant located in downtown Tempe features a menu rich in history, utilizing indigenous ingredients and artisanal products from the best local producers. Reflective surfaces and relaxing textures inspired by the native-Arizonian desert, welcome guests to experience our interpretation – a Tempe twist – on traditional Southwest restaurants. Our bar features a wide array of signature nature-infused craft cocktails, local Arizona breweries, and an unexpected generous wine list.

As a bar back, you will assist the bartender with stocking, cleanliness, equipment handling and maintenance. When necessary, serve food and beverages for the guests and service staff. All functions are carried out to maintain an environment of teamwork and to provide outstanding service to our guests. You'll act as an advocate for the bar at Terra Tempe.

What will you be doing?

  • Greet and welcome our guests.
  • Check the service stations and tables to ensure accurate set-up and cleanliness.
  • Assist the restaurant dining services (if necessary), when and where appropriate.
  • Perform all necessary side work, setup, and breakdown of the bar.
  • Clean and change trash cans, fill and clean ice bins, stock beer, wine, juice, and other beverages.
  • Clean shelving, stainless steel, mixers, cups, blenders and soda guns.
  • Unpack deliveries, stock bar and change beer kegs.
  • Notify a manager if a guest is becoming intoxicated or rude to other guests.

What experience do you need?

  • Must have the ability to communicate in English.
  • Self-starting personality with an even disposition.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.
  • Can communicate well with guests.
  • Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co-workers with their job duties and be a team player.
  • Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing and/or walking.
  • Ability to lift at least 30 lbs.

Why do you want to work here?

  • Competitive pay 
  • Great associate benefits including health insurance for both full time and part time employees
  • Upbeat and positive work environment
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Hotel discounts 

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 Westin Tempe

11 East Seventh Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

290 Room Hotel

Inspired by its location at the edge of the painted desert, The Westin Tempe provides the perfect oasis in the heart of downtown for guests to unwind and enhance their well-being. Retreat to a luxury room after a day of shopping on Mill Ave and rejuvenate in our spa-centric bathrooms complete with rainshowers. Sophisticated spaces await at our Tempe hotel with floor to ceiling windows providing breathtaking views of A Mountain. Host your next conference, meeting, wedding or special occasion in our 21,000 sq. ft of versatile event space. For collegiate sports lovers, Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium, Desert Financial Arena, and Wells Fargo Arena are just minutes away. Our 24-hour Westin WORKOUT® Fitness Studio features a Peloton bike to help you stay fit. Sample local ingredients at our on-site restaurant or grab coffee to go from our coffee shop. Elevate your experience with a visit to our rooftop lounge and infinity pool, with sweeping views of Tempe where you can sip and savor in style.