APPETITE FOR CHANGE JOB DESCRIPTION

Bartender/Server

SUMMARY

Appetite For Change is seeking to hire a part-time hourly position to serve as Bartender. The person in this position will serve beverages to guests in a friendly, courteous and timely manner, resulting in guest satisfaction. This position may also be responsible to work as the server in the Station 81.

OVERVIEW

Appetite For Change (AFC) is a nonprofit social enterprise in North Minneapolis whose mission is to use food as a tool to build health, wealth and social change.  Appetite For Change envisions sustainable, equitable, local food systems, created and led by thriving, socially connected families and communities.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Bartender

  • Maintains proper and adequate set-up of the bar. This includes requisitioning and stocking of all beer, wine, spirits, paper products, straws and stirrers, condiments and produce based on projections from the daily functions sheet. 
  • Responsible for cutting, and storing of all fresh fruit and vegetable garnishes, juices and other perishables to insure product quality. 
  • Greets guests in a courteous and friendly manner, promotes and documents orders for drinks. 
  • Mixes, garnishes and presents drinks using standard ingredient recipes and practicing prudent portion control. 
  • Inputs cash and credit card orders into a point of sale system.
  • Responsible for sanitation in and around the bar area. 
  • After function, remove inventory and all beverage equipment to proper storage.  
  • Work effectively and efficiently with the event team. 
  • Expediently communicate any challenges, guest complaints or requests to management. 
  • Respond to management’s instructions and directions. 
  • Observe all safety procedures during the execution of assigned duties. 
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude towards guests, co-workers and management 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Food Service

  • Provide excellent food and beverage service 
  • Keep tables and service areas clean and attractive for guests
  • Ensure timely food service by maintaining a sense of urgency when on the service floor 
  • Respond appropriately and professionally to guest requests
  • Follow Health and Safety practices at all times

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform various tasks as needed by management

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Desired Education and Experience

  • 1-2 year bartending experience. 
  • Alcohol seller server certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Arrive at scheduled start time in appropriate uniform and ready to work. 
  • Fully knowledgeable in drink recipes. 
  • Knowledge of laws of liquor service.
  • Good understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation, and food handling procedures.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound cooking knowledge and technique.
  • Must be able to arrive promptly 
  • Professional communication skills. Ability to take direction, work in a team environment and work
    calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • Must have problem solving abilities, be self-motivated and organized.
  • Commitment to quality service, and food and beverage knowledge.
  • Strong value for healthy/whole foods, community engagement and social enterprise.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Able to Stand for long periods of time.
  • Able to lift materials up to 50 pounds in weight (food, plants, print materials in boxes, equipment, and other job-related items).

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Standard commercial kitchen, and bar equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work is done at Station 81 – approximately 25 hours per week 
  • Monday -Friday,  3:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • 1 weekend shift – Saturday or Sunday  10:30 am -4:30 pm, depending on availability.

TO APPLY:

Send resume and cover letter to station81@afcmn.org

PAY RATE:

$15 per hour plus tips

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Appetite For Change

1200 West Broadway Avenue
#250 Minneapolis, MN 55411

AFC is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
Our Tax ID is 27-5112040. Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.


612-588-7611

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