Job Vacancy Bartender at Tao Group Hospitality New Venue Openings Lower East Side Tao Group Hospitality

Job title: Bartender at Tao Group Hospitality New Venue Openings Lower East Side

Company: Tao Group Hospitality

Job description: Job description

The Bartender should exude passion for anticipating and creating drinks. Expedites guests’ drink orders and mixes and prepares and serves alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks to all guests in a high-volume restaurant/nightclub atmosphere. May market the nightclub, lounge, and pool and services offered to a targeted guest’s base. May be responsible for development of personal clientele list. May perform in a public relations capacity when promoting the company. Works in an efficient and professional manner while maintaining a positive attitude and delivering superior guest service always.

  • Working knowledge of portion control and product identification
  • Answer questions about beverage/food and other company functions and services
  • Inform guests of specials and menu changes
  • Take orders for beverages from guests
  • Responsible for accurately checking guest identification
  • Provide service to cocktail servers in a timely manner
  • Check beverage and food orders prior to serving to ensure that they are correct, properly presented and that special requests have been met
  • Communicate orders through POS terminal immediately
  • Follow given drink recipes when dispensing drinks. Garnish beverages as needed per company standards and recipes
  • Deliver beverage orders promptly
  • Organize and prioritize service per appropriate sequence of service
  • Prepare guest checks through POS terminal functions and process guest payments by cash, credit card, venue comps and all other tender types
  • Uphold procedures for Bartender/Mixologist banks
  • Responsible for proper check–out procedures
  • Responsible to ensure accurate accounting of all bar monies
  • Appear in uniform for all shifts and promotional activities at scheduled time
  • Ensure proper rotation of all liquor, beer, wine and consumable items
  • Keep bar top clean and free of dirty glasses, dirty ashtrays, trash, etc. throughout shift. Clean all spills and waste immediately and place all trash in proper receptacles
  • Proper set up and maintenance of banquet function spaces
  • Inform management of any complaint, comments or incident
  • Ability to create and maintain service rapport through The Company Corporate philosophy
  • Respond to guest inquiries and requests in a courteous and polite manner
  • Anticipate guest needs. Provide information to Guests regarding our venues, menus and pricing
  • Adhere to all company Standard Operating Procedures. Maintain all Company Sequence of Service Standards
  • Maintain line of sight/atmosphere control by circulating through your work area throughout shift
  • Report any incidents of theft, vandalism, or violations
  • Respond to Guest concerns/complaints and correct errors or resolve complaints with a positive attitude
  • Recognize and acknowledge when guests are becoming intoxicated and/or are intoxicated
  • Monitor potentially intoxicated and/or disruptive guests and promptly bring to a Manager’s attention
  • Refuse further service of alcohol to overly intoxicated Guests in a courteous and safety-minded manner
  • Comply with all safety and health department procedures and all state and federal liquor laws.
  • Maintain company safety and sanitation standards
  • Ensure nightly/weekly and opening/running/closing duties are completed
  • Record and report any equipment failure and/or safety hazards to a Manager immediately
  • Assist all other team members as needed
  • Assists and/ or completes additional tasks as assigned


  • Accountability
  • Development
  • Working relationships
  • Judgment
  • Quality of work
  • Job skills knowledge
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Punctuality
  • Adherence to Policy
  • Verbal communication
  • Attitude
  • Appearance
  • Teamwork
  • Guest satisfaction


  • High School Diploma preferred
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • 21+ years of age
  • Possession of or the ability to possess all state required work cards
  • Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to Company standards


  • Minimum of three to five (3-5) years’ experience in hospitality working in a high-volume bar
  • POS systems
  • Hospitality, Restaurant, Nightclub, Bar, and Lounge Operations
  • Beer, wine, spirits, and cigar brands
  • Opening and closing duties
  • Proper lifting techniques
  • Guest relations
  • Sanitation and safety
  • Safe alcohol service
  • Beverage presentation
  • High volume operations


  • Create and maintain a sense of urgency
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical equations
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and assertively in the English language, both verbally and in writing with staff, clients, and the public
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude always
  • Ability to keep an open and objective view
  • Ability to listen empathetically and be respectful always
  • Ability to maintain composure and stay focused
  • Ability to maintain personal integrity
  • Ability to work as a team, stay organized, handle various projects at one time, follow up and make accurate decisions
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment, and work under pressure and meet deadlines


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Must present and maintain a professional image to further the overall theme of the venue
  • Must have good positive energy to make it through the day
  • Must be able to read the computer monitors
  • Must be able to print legibly for guests to read
  • Must be observant and quick to respond to various situations
  • Must be able to move quickly through work and set the pace at venue
  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be dexterous and able to participate in all service aspects.
  • Must be able to twist, tow (push or pull), reach, bend, climb and carry as necessary
  • Must be able to push and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Ability to talk, hear, taste, smell, and see to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Work indoors and/or outdoors, exposed to hot and/or cold surfaces, steam, and wet floors
  • Work in an environment that is subject to varying levels of noise, crowds and smoke, the severity of which depends upon guest volume
  • Involves constant public contact
  • Fast paced, high volume, high energy
  • Hours may be part-time (less than 30 hours per week)
  • Schedule could exceed 30 hours per week and may include overtime when approved by management
  • Work varied shifts to include days, nights, weekends and holidays


  • Security Level –Low

If you are hired, we will require proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or that you have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

Tao Group Hospitality delivers distinctive culinary and premium entertainment experiences through its portfolio of restaurants, nightclubs, lounges, and daylife venues. Tao Group Hospitality acquired Hakkasan Group in April 2021. The combined company operates more than 60 entertainment dining and nightlife venues in over 20 markets across five continents and features a collection of widely recognized hospitality brands. These include TAO, Hakkasan, OMNIA, Marquee, LAVO, Beauty & Essex, Avenue, Cathédrale, Wet Republic, Yauatcha, Ling Ling, Sake no Hana, Casa Calavera, Jewel, Little Sister, and more. Tao Group Hospitality is part of Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) (NYSE: MSGE), a leader in live experiences

US Candidates Only

Tao Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

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Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Mon, 22 Aug 2022 02:30:56 GMT

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