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Bar Chef

Full Time

Website Fairmont Austin

Bar Chef


You are an ambassador for the exceptional service and cuisine that are hallmarks of our food & beverage experience. Your warm, personal attention and knowledge of our outstanding offerings make guests feel unique and valued.

Never lose sight of the guest and remember that hospitality is the most important factor of being a bartender. Always smile and have the guest in mind with every move.


Reports to Beverage Manager to ensure bars have their prep needs. Prep to include, but not limited to:

    – Utilize Zumex to squeeze fresh citrus juice; at least 3 times a week.

    – Closely follow prep recipes to batch syrups, cocktails on tap, frozen cocktails, cocktail batches, shrubs and bitters.

    – Work closely with Purchasing to properly and accurately drop off and pick up daily requisitions for batching.

    – Take ownership of the Cocktail Lab. Keep the kitchen clean and organized.

    – Upkeep on daily and weekly logs.

    – Be fully proficient and knowledgeable about the F&B beverage offerings

    – Assist in the counting of month end inventory for the cocktail lab.

    – Maintaining a flexible, full-time schedule.

    – Attend a monthly meeting with Lead Bartenders and Beverage Manager.


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:

    – Previous bartending, bar backing, or kitchen prep experience preferred.

    – Excellent knowledge of all beverage products.

    – Strong organizational skills; great attention to detail.

    – Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    – Excellent time-management and problem solving skills.

    – Highly responsible and reliable.

    – Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment.

    – Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team.

    – Thirst for knowledge!

Physical Demands

This position requires:

    – Constant standing and walking through the shift.

    – Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs.

    – Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, and lifting.

    – Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs, step stools and ramps.

Fairmont Austin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/M/F/V/D.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employer for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Associated topics: alcohol, barback, beverage, cocktail service, liquor, lounge, martini, mixologist, pub bartender, sommelier

Tagged as: Alcohol, Barback, Beverage, Cocktail Service, Liquor, Lounge, Martini, Mixologist, Pub Bartender, Sommelier

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