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Bartender

$350 Sign On/Retention Bonus

Posted August 5, 2022

Freepoint Hotel
Cambridge, MA
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About This Job

Overview

Opportunity:  Bartender

Serve beverages and/or food in a friendly, courteous and timely manner, achieving a high level of guest satisfaction.

Potential Career Path

Beverage Manager/Restaurant Supervisor – Restaurant Manager – Food & Beverage Manager

Essential Functions

  • Maintain clean and organize bar areas.
  • Slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks.
  • Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Prepare and serve drink and/or food orders.
  • If applicable, take orders, and serve and clear food and beverage to guests seated at tables in bar and lounge areas.
  • Issue guest check and complete payment process. 
  • Follow standards for identifying and managing intoxicated guests. 
  • Complete beverage requisitions to maintain par levels as needed.
  • Complete required side work prior to shift end.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction. 
  • Assist with taking beverage inventory.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma preferred.
  • TIPS certified a plus.
  • Previous bartending/mixologist experience required or equivalent training.
  • Food Sanitation certificate a plus, required within 90 days of employment.

Work Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays, weekends and different shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching with arms. 

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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About this Employer

Freepoint Hotel

220 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA 02138

(617) 491-8000

121 Room Hotel

www.freepointhotel.com

Our Hotel

As one of the nation’s smartest cities, there is a lot to discover and unpack in Cambridge. Freepoint Hotel is a great place from which to explore this city—the fifth largest in Massachusetts and a short train ride away from Downtown Boston, Belmont, and Somerville.

Located a short walk (or free shuttle ride) away from the Alewife Train Station, Cambridge and Boston are at a visitor's fingertips at Freepoint Hotel. From the Red Line it’s easy to explore nearby Davis Square, Harvard Square, Kendall Square and Downtown Boston. There are a host of great restaurants, some great shops, and a few great museums in Cambridge. There are even some Universities people may have heard a thing or two about.

Some of Cambridge’s best food and drink is right in Freepoint Hotel at Freepoint Kitchen & Cocktails by Matthew Gaudet. Our esteemed Chef is well-known in Cambridge as he was the Chef Owner of the beloved Cambridge restaurant West Bridge. The food and drink menus both emphasize local ingredients. Our bar is best known for its specialty Manhattan Menu, which features 8 variations on this classic cocktail. 

At Freepoint Hotel, guests will enjoy newly renovated and smartly designed guestrooms with deluxe amenities such as superfast complimentary Wi-Fi and hair products by Living Proof, an innovative local company. They will also have access to our brand new, well-equipped fitness room as well as access to our daily shuttle which will take them anywhere in a two-mile radius.