Company: Magnolia Hotels
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Restaurant / Foodservice, Hospitality / Hotel, General
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 9/27/2018


A feeling remarkably different than that of a chain or branded hotels.


The core Duties & Responsibilities of the Bartender include:

  • Provide prompt, efficient and courteous beverage service to guests ensuring proper mixology, portion control and glassware.
  • Practice full alcohol awareness as to the levels of guest alcohol consumption and make decision as to continued service and consumption.
  • When necessary courteously and discreetly (as possible) cut-off guests from further service and consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Strictly enforce ID compliance to ensure legal age requirements for service and consumption are met.
  • Make sure bar operation is set up and ready to open on time.
  • Always work to up-sell the orders by recommending call or top shelf products for the drink, and practice suggestive selling for food sales in the bar.
  • Keep television on designated channels during service periods.
  • Make sure bar operation makes “last call” and stops serving at the proper time.
  • Order liquor (in-house) using the established procedure on a daily basis per shift assignment or as directed by Food & Beverage management.
  • Provide banquet beverage service as per the Banquet Event Order (BEO), and adhere to all beverage policies for banquet functions.
  • Maintain sanitation standards for the bar area including mixing guns and ice bins.
  • Do side work for bar as assigned per shift including stocking of supplies.
  • Ensure liquor is secure, and beer taps are locked at end of shift.
  • Correctly enter all drink orders – including liquor type – in the point of sale system.
  • Perform all cashier duties using the point of sale system including; ringing up sales collecting cash, credit card, or room charge; tracking Server sales; and making shift deposit and drop.
  • Handle all guest complaints/issues to best of ability and circumstance, involving F&B Management, MOD or GM as necessary.
  • Adhere to all safety and risk management policies.
  • Report any injury no matter how minor to your supervisor or manager.
  • Other duties as assigned which may include performing duties other than those listed in this position description in the Food & Beverage department or other department in the Hotel.




Some great benefits we offer:


  • $50 Metro bus card every month
  • Medical, Dental, Vision after 30 days
  • Birthday day off with pay
  • We pay your citizen application fee
  • We help towards your tuition
  • We award you on your anniversary with a pair of shoes through Shoes for Crews
  • We give back to school supplies every year for your children
  • Discounted rooms at all Marriott Hotel properties.



All positions require outstanding guest service skills.


The Desired Qualifications for a Bartender include:

  • Previous bartending experience in a full-service upscale lounge/club.
  • Ability to provide prompt, courteous service and properly interact with a broad cross-section of guests.
  • Ability to learn, apply and firmly enforce State liquor laws, as well as Hotel Beverage Polices.
  • Broad knowledge, including brand knowledge, of liquors, spirits, beer and wine with ability to describe the top shelf liquors and wines to guests.
  • Must be currently certified in State alcohol awareness program, for example TIPS, or possess the ability to pass company sponsored alcohol awareness class and apply methods learned to guest situations.
  • Previous experience with restaurant or club point of sale systems, and previous cash handling experience.
  • Ability to following portion pour procedures for all beverages served.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be of legal age to pour, mix, and serve alcoholic beverages in the State in which the hotel does business.
  • Physically able to change out 15 gallon beer kegs.


Proof of work eligibility required upon hire date.

Magnolia Houston performs criminal background checks and is a drug free workplace.

Houston , TX 77002
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