Benihana National Corporation
Customer Service, Hospitality - Hotel, Restaurant - Food Service
• Minimum 1 year experience in bartending preferred.
• Previous experience with Japanese cuisine, particularly sushi and sake preferred.
• Basic understanding of wine, spirits and sake required.
• Must be certified in Responsible Alcohol Service by applicable agency.
• Must be 21 years of age or older.
• Must have a High School diploma or GED. College course work and/or degree highly desirable.
• Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Responsible for positive guest interactions while accurately preparing and responsibility serving beverages to guests and servers in a friendly and efficient manner. Follows standard recipes, mixes ingredients and prepares cocktails and other drinks. Offers and serves food items to guests, collects payment for drinks served and maintains bar area clean, sanitary and organized.
• Promptly greets guests, takes beverage orders from the restaurant servers or directly from guests.
• Promptly prepares beverage orders for servers according to server tickets.
• Mixes alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, cocktails and other beverages as requested and in compliance with company standards and recipes.
• Checks identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol. Promptly notifies management of underage drinking guests who are obviously intoxicated.
• Rings up all drink and food orders in the POS system, collects payment for drinks and/or food served, balances all receipts and follows proper cash handling procedures.
• Ensures bar area is fully equipped with tools and products needed for mixing beverages and serving guests. Promptly reports any defective product or equipment.
• Offers and serves food items to guests seated at the bar when appropriate or as requested.
• Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of food and beverage products, menus and promotions.
Responsible for routine cleaning, set up and breakdown of bar. This includes all preparation required to run bar efficiently and smoothly
Washes and sterilizes glassware and keeps bottles, glassware and beverage products arranged to make an attractive display
• Completes daily/weekly cleaning and side work requirements.
• Performs other duties as assigned by a supervisor.