A Downtown Seattle Restaurant: Bookstore Bar & Café If your love for high-quality dining is as strong as your appetite for well-written literature, the Bookstore Bar & Café is guaranteed to be your happy place. Against a backdrop of brick walls lined with classic tomes, you can grab a bite to eat all the way from brunch in the morning to late-night happy hour in the evening. The Bookstore uses local ingredients to their highest potential, and the bartenders serve up beautifully crafted cocktails, wines, and rare whiskeys you won't find just anywhere. Large windows let you look out to bustling 1st Avenue while you hunker down in the ideal spot to eat, drink, read, and be merry. Our mission is to be the best loved Hotel & Restaurant Company so regardless of position, we look for individuals who are passionate about providing genuine heartfelt care to our guest and employees. Located within the Alexis Hotel, our banquet department services 4,103 square feet of unique event space. What you get to do: The purpose of the position of the Banquet Bartender is to prepare drinks for guests and to serve them in a professional and courteous manner. Drinks will also be prepared for the Food and Cocktail Servers upon request. The position may also involve serving food to the guests. The essential hospitality standards must be used at all times: eye contact, smile, speak first, and engage in polite conversation (if time permits). Your day-to-day will include the following. Other duties may be assigned. * Greet and serve guests at the bar. * Pour drinks, using standard pour according to specifications. * Serve drinks to guests, along with filling orders for the Food and Cocktail Servers. - Write drink orders. * Handle cash and credit transactions, as necessairy * Clean and change ash trays and empty trash cans as necessary. * Fill and clean ice bins. * Stock beer and wine coolers. * Clean shelving, stainless steel, mixers, cups, blenders and soda guns. * Notify a manager if a guest is becoming intoxicated or rude to other guests. * Follow uniform and grooming specifications. * Communicate with support crew and management. * Serve food if requested. * Operate bar equipment. * Unpack deliveries and stock bar. Change beer kegs. * Record accurate "tip out" sheets. * Service of banquet events and food display/service * Setting and breaking down rooms for events (table, chairs, linens, etc) Specific experience we're seeking: QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Prior experience required. Depending on the role degree may be required. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally with other business departments, guests, and vendors. Ability to diplomatically deal with difficult situations and people, while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, or telephone. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. (Please note: management reserves the right to change, modify, and/or alter any of the duties listed above to meet business demands).