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Location: McKinney
Date Posted: 8/16/2013
Desired Start Date: 9/16/2013
Hours: Full-time & Part-time
Pay: Salary commensurate with experience

Job Description




Reports to:

General Manager / takes direction from Manager on Duty 

Summary of Position:  

Bartenders are part of the Front of the House Team and the pay rate is $3.13 per hour, including any tips received from the guests and  the required 5% tipshare from the Servers. Individual pay is determined on the basis of experience, performance and overall contribution. All employees are required to declare 100% of tips earned. Bartenders will provide friendly, responsive service that creates the opportunity to “make the day” of our guests (a positive attitude is a must). This is accomplished by maintaining a warm and dynamic smile, strong understanding of menu items, and an exceptional personality. In addition to guests within the bar section (including tables), responsibility falls on the employee to make all drinks requested through the well printer by servers. Keeping with the spirit of trying to make each guests day, bartenders should possess the ability to multi-task so that server guests receive their drinks in a timely fashion. Employees are required to wear a Mellow Mushroom shirt. Jeans, shorts, and skirts are allowed as long as they are of appropriate length and appearance (i.e. too short, or excessive holes). A clean appearance is mandatory, with long hair pulled back, or underneath a hat. A hat of an employee’s choice may be worn as long as it is guest appropriate. Good personal hygiene is a must, no strong perfumes i.e. applying to much of a scent, patchouli oil etc.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Bartenders are responsible for ringing in ALL alcoholic beverages via the Aloha Point of Sale system. Bartenders are responsible for advising the Manager on Duty when we are running low or out of any product. Bartenders are solely held accountable for all alcohol variances (sold vs. poured) for draft beer, bottled beer, liquor and wine. Bartenders are responsible for tapping kegs, removal of kegs and documenting any and all alcohol that has been voided, spilled or broken along with reasons why. All alcohol variances must be documented and signed off on by the manager on duty and the bartender as in compliance with all TABC regulations and laws. Provide timely, accurate and friendly service utilizing suggestive selling techniques and upsell opportunities while preparing the highest quality beverages for our guests. Prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks consistent with the Restaurant’s standard drink recipes. Learns the names and personally recognizes our regular guests. As soon as a drink order is taken it must be rang in immediately, no exceptions. Accept guest payment, process credit card charges and make change (if applicable). Prepare garnish for drinks, cut fruit and maintain bottles and glasses in an attractive and functional manner to support efficient drink preparation and promotion. Clean and reset tables in bar area. Make recommendations and answer questions regarding beverages. Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the bar including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves and storage areas. Complete daily checklist. Receive and serve food orders for guests seated at the bar. Report all equipment problems and bar maintenance issues to restaurant Manager on Duty. The restocking and replenishment of bar inventory and supplies must be done on each shift. Bartenders must possess the same mix of skills as a Server, but the best Bartenders also have a bit of “showmanship” that make the bar area its own form of entertainment. All check outs must be done to Mellow Mushroom standards and procedures. All credit cards must be entered correctly and given to the Manager on Duty in order of sequence on check out. A Manager’s walk through inspection for closing duties completion is mandatory before exiting the building. Must attend all scheduled meetings.


Be 21 years of age. 2 years of restaurant experience.  Be able to communicate and understand the predominant language(s) of our guests (verbal and written).  Have strong knowledge of beer, wine, liquor and common drink recipes.  Possess basic math skills and have the ability to handle money and operate a cash register.  Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours) and be able to go up to 8 hours without smoking a cigarette. Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.  You must have a valid TABC and Health Card. I understand this job description and have read and understand the FOH training manual.