Barista/Mixologist (with 4* hotel experience)
BrighterMonday Consulting
Nairobi, Kenya
2d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled Bartender / Barista to support and assist restaurant manager make every guest feel welcomed and comfortable.

Prepare and present quality beverages according to standard recipes. Assist to ensure the restaurant delivers to the best possible results in People, Products and Profit areas.

  • Minimum Qualification : Certificate
  • Experience Level : Entry level
  • Experience Length : 1 year
  • Job Description


  • Ability to follow all sanitation procedures
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Very good communication skills
  • Excellent physical condition and stamina
  • Honesty at all times
  • Proven experience as bartender / barista.
  • Experience in using F&B Systems e.g. MICROS and other bar andcoffee making tools.
  • Knowledge of various beverage preparation procedures and methods
  • Creativity in beverage preparations.
  • Enthusiastic about their work.
  • Yearning for personal and career development

  • Interact with customers, take orders for drinks, and ensure timelyservice to achieve maximum guest satisfaction
  • Make recommendations and answer all related inquiries
  • Be able to mix ingredients to prepare cocktails and other drinks.
  • Peel, slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks.
  • Upsell drink and snack items to customers
  • Raise stores requisitions in time and obtain stock from the stores.
  • Assessing bar customers’ needs and preferences and makingrecommendations
  • Maintain the set minimum stock levels in the bar at all times.
  • Process transactions using the POS system
  • Undertake the weekly and monthly stock verification process with thefinance or audit department to check on losses that any have been incurred bythe hotel.
  • Check identification of the guests to ensure they meet agerequirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Prepare the monthly asset inventory for the bar by the 20th day ofevery month and ensure its submission to the finance department.
  • Maintain an accurate cash drawer throughout the night and be able toaccount for any and all discrepancies in the final drawer tally
  • Mix all drinks based on the serving sizes as outlined in the companymanual to keep drink costs at a minimum
  • Develop an efficient work pace that keeps the customers at the barand in the dining room satisfied at all times
  • Maintain bottles and glasses in an attractive and functional mannerto support efficient drink preparation and promotion of beverages and alldrinks.
  • Wash glassware and utensils that are usable in the bar after eachuse and keep them in an acceptable manner.
  • Clear and reset the tables in the bar area after service, andmaintain a clean environment within the bar.
  • Ensure the availability of the necessary equipment and products asrequired.
  • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience
  • Respond promptly to requests from customers in a polite andprofessional fashion
  • Attempt to limit problems related to customers' excessive drinkingby following established procedures
  • Comply with all food and beverage regulations, health, safety andhygiene standards and policies
  • Keep a daily record of happenings within the bar area includinglosses etc.
  • Ensure proper handover to the next bartender at the close of eachshift
  • Perform other tasks assigned within the scope of your duty.

  • Advanced Certificate in Food and Beverage from a reputable Collegeor University
  • Bar mixology training

  • Minimum 1 year previous experience as bartender.
  • Good working knowledge of Micros Fidelio
  • Apply
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