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Bartender

Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville

7775 Mississippi Street
Merrillville, IN 46410

124 Room Hotel
Managed By HHM Hotels
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Part-Time

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 Hotels 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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Posted February 15, 2024

Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville

At A Glance

Located just off I-65, with easy access to downtown Chicago and Lake County, this hotel in Merrillville, Indiana is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Business guests will be conveniently close to IBM, U.S. Steel, and NiSource corporate headquarters as well as many other local companies.

Amenities such as our on-site restaurant, comfortable adjustable beds and complimentary WiFi access help make your stay stress-free. Utilize your room’s microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker to make your morning coffee, store cold drinks or heat up a meal. Bring your swimsuit to swim laps in our indoor heated pool at our hotel in Merrillville, Indiana. Maintain your exercise routine in the 24-hour fitness center. Plan an event in 3,500 sq. ft. of versatile function space. Use the services in our 24-hour business center to prepare for a meeting.

  • Located one block east of I-65, providing easy access to Chicago and all of Lake County 
  • Complimentary internet access 
  • 3,500 sq. ft. of meeting and event space 
  • On-site restaurant, 24-hour Pavilion Pantry®, microwave and refrigerator in each room 
  • Complimentary 24-hour Business Center