Bartender/Server

JOb DESCRIPTION

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Hospitality

    • 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)

  • Bar Maintenance

    • 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

  • Brand Ambassadorship

    • Share Hood Famous Bakeshop’s history and recent/upcoming news

    • Educate customers on ingredients and flavor profiles

COMPENSATION

  • 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

CULTURE

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.

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Location

Hood Famous Cafe + Bar
504 5th Avenue S, Suite 107A
Seattle, WA 98104

 
 

Learn More

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.