ABOUT US: The Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, located on southwest corner of the University of Florida campus, combines a host of upscale and market-leading attributes unparalleled in the Gainesville area. The hotel is newly renovated and features superior International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) accredited meeting space, award-winning dining, spacious guest rooms and exceptional hospitality presented in an upscale contemporary interior design and ambiance. The Hilton UF offers guests the perfect environment for work, play or both.
OUR CULTURE: We foster a creative and energetic work environment where people come to work and have fun. We value passionate people who love to be challenged and are committed to “being the difference” by creating memorable experiences in the lives of all we serve. We strive to cultivate and maintain a team environment where every team member is working together to provide exceptional service to every guest, every time by not only meeting their expectations, but exceeding them! Our team members are proud to work here!
Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparation and service of various alcoholic beverages.
Maintains proper and adequate set-up of the bar on a daily basis. This includes requisitioning and stocking of all beer, wine, spirits, paper products, straws and stirrers, condiments and produce based on projections from the daily functions sheet.
Responsible for maintaining stock, cutting, and storing of all fresh fruit and vegetable garnishes, juices and other perishables daily to insure product quality.
Mix drinks for servers and guests according to standard recipes.
Compose and be knowledgeable of standard drinks and liquors or wines specific to restaurant bar.
Basic mathematical skills necessary to operate a cash register, make change, total guest checks, count total bank, prepare cash drops, total all other charges, and understand portion sizes.
Follow procedures as outlined in employee manual and bartender’s manual. Jigger pour, making drinks for servers only when rung in on Micros.
Keep bar stocked and clean. Follow sidework sheet.
Be knowledgeable of the menu for guests ordering at the bar.
Greets guests in a courteous and friendly manner, promotes and documents orders for drinks. Mixes, garnishes and presents drinks suing standard ingredient recipes and practicing prudent portion control.
Inputs orders into a register at the point of sale and creates a check for each guest and personnel guests, including those served by other beverage servers, to maintain accountability of all beverages served.
Ensure the consistency in the presentation and recipes of all cocktails.
Be familiar with and enforce all policies related to liquor liability laws.
Responsible for cash handling and bank procedures as outlined by the Accounting Department.
Responsible for learning suggestive selling techniques and using them during services.
Maintain the highest level of employee/guest relations.
Following upper management guidelines in the overall running of the Beverage Department.
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