Bartender

Job Description

The Bartender prepares and serves alcoholic beverages for bar patrons and guests, makes recommendations and answers questions regarding beverages and other menu items, and provides professional customer service to guests and vendors. In addition, the Bartender accepts guest payment and carries out special service requests. Incumbent must be familiar with a variety of wines, spirits, beers, and daily menu items, as well as be proficient in the art of making specialty cocktails with a thorough understanding of the ingredients and processes involved. Incumbent must listen to the requests made by guests, offering solutions or recommendations tailored to their needs. The Bartender must also communicate and work with all support staff to ensure bar is properly stocked and prepared for operations and inventory is maintained at established par levels.

Incumbent must be TIPS certified with Bartending training/certification, able to work in a fast-paced environment, and able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.

Please note, UCLA is a non-tipping environment.