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Bartender - Vernika

Company: Fotografiska
Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionFotografiskaAnything but an ordinary museum, in 2010 Fotografiska was founded in Stockholm and in late 2019 opened its newest outpost in a treasured, historic landmark building in NYCs Flatiron District. The iconic NYC and Stockholm locations are complemented by expansion in Tallinn, and a forthcoming Berlin Museum set to open in 2022. Fotografiskas goals are simple: to inspire a more conscious world through the power of photography, to bring people together, raise awareness and create positive change. The Museum showcases the greatest photographers, whether they are emerging artists or already established internationally.Vernika - Fotografiska New YorkA gracious bohemian throwback to the 1970s - 80s era of storytelling, art, photography, and rock n roll.On the expanse of the second floor of Fotografiska New York, climb the grandiose staircase and enter a hidden den brought alive with layers of velvet, burning candles, greenery and music. Bar Vernika is the enclave to enjoy a martini and crispy oyster bite in the salon, before dining in the restaurant. Beyond the Bar, lies Vernika, an elegant brasserie paying homage to traditional restaurant theatre, with an eye for fresh and innovative dishes crafted with a light touch. A blend of high flavor table side service, sustainably sourced ingredients and a third act of sweet indulgence. A clear and concise by the glass list marries with old and new world method wines by the bottle, magnum and jeroboam.The RoleThe Vernika Bartender executes an innovative world-class beverage program to complement the Veronika Restaurant & Bar operations at Fotografiska New York. Reporting into the Vernika Bar Manager and Vernika General Manager, the role oversees all aspects of the bar operations, consistently instilling and delivering service excellence, with a goal of developing rapport with our members and guests. Our Bartenders represent Vernika Restaurant & Bar with hospitality and generosity in every interaction with our Members and Guests. Our Bartender's should expect to manage through ambiguity and will need to be ready to support all Fotografiska departments in meeting the needs of the museum.Requirements

  • 4+ years experience leading the bar program for high-end, highly visible entertainment entities.
  • The capacity to work within an ever-changing environment, assisting to develop operating procedures as the business dictates and the willingness to support in other areas as required to maintain the integrity of the Vernika Bar & Restaurant operations.
  • An advocate and ambassador of service excellence that understands the critical role that exceeding and maintaining service expectations plays in the success of building F+B operations.
  • Supply expert knowledge of wine and spirits and ensure the quality of all beverage items, ingredients, and preparation methods while following and keeping to all local, state, and federal laws relating to alcohol service and consumption.
  • Manage and oversee daily planning and upkeep of the beverage program to ensure an integrated, efficient, and profitable operation.
  • Multitask a workflow of warm and humble greetings, cocktail building, food and wine service and operational discretion whilst providing a seamless experience for our members and guests.
  • Attention to detail across all aspects of bar maintenance in terms of opening, closing, daily / weekly and monthly check list completion and bar equipment upkeep.
  • Maintain a thorough working knowledge of beverage and bar food menus with the ability to articulate to members and guests in an engaged, knowledgable and thoughtful manner.
  • Proficient use of POS for ordering and billing purposes. Thorough understanding of payment process standard operating procedures.
  • Precise execution of the Vernika Sequence of Service, in a timely and accurate manner with the goal of creating memorable experience's.
  • Clear communication with servers on orders to ensure the delivery of drinks are in a timely manner, and alerting the Bar Management when running low on any particular item's.
  • Impeccable customer service by responding promptly to member/guest needs and soliciting feedback to the Leadership teams to improve service execution.
  • Attend regular operational meetings and team trainings to ensure ongoing menu knowledge growth and effective coordination and cooperation between departments.
  • Competency in conversing with members and guests regarding Fotografiska and our various programs and amenities.
  • Implement effective policies to ensure that overall bar cleanliness meets State Health Code Standards, with the expectation of passing a Grade A.
  • Knowledge of craft and classiccocktailsalong with strong old world/new world wines.
    • Must be able to lift/move up to 10lbs, frequently lift/move up to 25lbs and occasionally lift/move up to 50lbs.
    • Must be 21 years of age or older and possess Food Handlers certification.COVID19: The health and well-being of our members and staff has been our number one priority and the guiding force behind all our decisions as we open our doors. We encourage you to learn more about our commitment to safety by reading the steps we have taken to ensure that all Members and teams feel safe, comfortable, and secure, going forward on our website.Diversity & Representation: Fotografiska is committed to building and supporting diverse and representative communities, long-term career opportunities and extends Equal Employment Opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.Benefits
      • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
      • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
      • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
      • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
      • Family + Caregiver Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
      • Short Term & Long Term Disability
      • Training & Development
      • Work From Home
      • Free Food & Snacks
      • Wellness Resources

Keywords: Fotografiska, New York , Bartender - Vernika, Hospitality & Tourism , New York, New York

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