Dominion Bar Kitchen

Bartender (Part-time/Full-time) - Dominion Bar + Kitchen

01 August 2022

Surrey, BC

Dominion Bar + Kitchen is the centre point of Surrey City Centre — an inspired downtown experience with local comfort.  Our innovative menus are centred around New Canadian entrées, appetizers, and classic favourites, with a focus on locally sourced ingredients. Paired with an exciting list of signature cocktails, amazing BC wines and craft beer, Dominion Bar + Kitchen sets the scene in Surrey City Centre. A stand-alone restaurant, Dominion also provides food and beverage services for Civic Hotel.

Role Summary
This role of Bartender reports to the Assistant General Manager.
Key Accountabilities
1. Proper set-up, maintenance and adherence to scheduled duties within the bar, lounge or patio areas, ensuring everything in place and par stock is maintained for all service related items
2. The preparation of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages using standardized drink recipes and presentation standards
3. Seating guests, taking/placing orders, preparing specialty items, serving food and beverages, clearing, cleaning and resetting designated areas
4. Placing orders through designated POS systems, reviewing final checks and securing payment
5. Maintaining a composed and professional demeanor while providing exemplary guest service
6. Being aware of menu items, menu and operational changes and communicating the information as appropriate
7. Protecting the organization, guests and co-workers by adhering to appropriate food, liquor, workplace service, operational and safety standards
8. Ensuring that all property, furnishings, equipment and supplies are used according to proper instructions and intended use
9. Performs other duties as assigned and directed by GM & Assistant GM

Education & Experience
Have experience in a similar environment including a hotel, restaurant, catering or other fast paced high-volume establishment
Have valid Serving it Right and Foodsafe Level 1 certificates. Certificates in mixology would be considered an asset
Have a good understanding of beer, wine, liquor, non-alcoholic beverages, common drink recipes, basic food & beverage pairings or accompaniments, different cuisines and food preparation methods
Be able to upsell through detailed product knowledge and effectively handle all guest inquiries including food and beverage suggestions, dietary, food sensitivity or allergy requirements
Accurately operate POS terminals, debit payment systems, Open Table and other computerized or electronic systems
Have the ability to handle inventory management, financial transactions, float management and proper product use to eliminate waste and spillage

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Must have excellent grooming standards and remain professional at all times
Must be pleasant, have an outgoing personality and able to communicate and work with a diverse group of individuals and guests
Well organized and efficient, able to multitask
Team player and works productively with others
Have an excellent command of both spoken and written English. Knowledge of a 2nd language would be considered an asset
Have solid problem solving, decision making, customer service, communication and sales skills
Have detailed knowledge of the Surrey area, services and local attractions
Be able to stand for extended periods of time, reach, bend and stoop repeatedly
Be able to frequently lift and carry up to 44 pounds


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A design-forward social hub offering a menu of New Canadian cuisine.