Hood Famous Cafe + Bar (Chinatown-International District) is looking for a friendly, passionate, and engaging Bartender/Server to join our team. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about spirits and cocktails, has previous bar and food service experience, is communicative and opening to growing and learning.
Our bar program features seasonal craft cocktails highlighting Filipino and Asia-Pacific ingredients with a digestif-forward, dessert-pairing focus using house-made syrups, shrubs, liqueurs and bitters. We also have limited beer and wine offerings, as well as non-alcoholic drinks, alongside a small plate bar food menu.
In addition to serving drinks and interacting with customers, other responsibilities include assisting the Lead Bartender and Beverage Director, plating and serving light bar food, dishwashing and bar maintenance. Familiarity with Filipino cuisine and the Chinatown-International District neighborhood is a plus.
To be considered for this position you must:
Be extremely punctual
Be flexible to work rotating shifts on evenings and weekends as needed
Enjoy conversations and social interactions with customers
Must be 21+ years or older
Must hold current MAST & Food Handler’s permits
Class 12 mixologist permit preferred
Bartending experience preferred
Ability to stand on your feet for 4+ hours (with breaks)
Deliver exceptional service
Possess strong communication skills to be able to:
Make appropriate menu suggestions
Take orders, operate POS and cash handling procedures accurately
Demonstrate knowledge of relevant products and services
Drinks and Food Prep
Prepare and serve drinks with quality and consistency
Plate and serve bar food
Assist with food and drink prep
Assist with creating in-house ingredients (syrups, shrubs, liqueurs, etc)
Wash glasses and other dishes throughout shift
Maintain a clean and safe environment: wipe down surfaces, sweep, etc
Follow health, safety, and sanitation guidelines
Follow opening and closing procedures
Other duties as assigned
Share Hood Famous Bakeshop’s history and recent/upcoming news
Educate customers on ingredients and flavor profiles
Hourly; base pay $12 per hour (DOE based on experience). Average pay $14-$20 per hour with tips.
Monthly in-store food and beverage credit and discounts on merchandise
We pride ourselves on being a fun and easy-going workplace, but at times this job, like any in a growing small business, can be unpredictable and sometimes stressful. We are looking for someone who can adapt well to different situations. Good time management skills and positive attitudes, while working independently and alongside a team, are a must.
Position open until filled
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Hood Famous Cafe + Bar
504 5th Avenue S, Suite 107A
Seattle, WA 98104
Hood Famous Bakeshop is a small Seattle bakery with a big heart and a big appetite! We specialize in desserts featuring Filipino and Asian-Pacific flavors and are best known for our cheesecakes including our flagship ube cheesecake. We sell our desserts in our bakeshop, wholesale in grocery stores, and cater events.
Follow us at @hoodfamousbakeshop
Hood Famous Bakeshop is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.