Banquet Bartender ($16.00 + Tips Potential)

Date:  Apr 12, 2024
Property:  RPH (0023)

Newport Coast, CA, 92657

Division:  Resort at Pelican Hill (RPH)
Req ID:  43069

Position Summary:

The Bartender is responsible for creating a memorable bar/restaurant experience for our guests by delivering exceptional service in accordance to Pelican Hill standards. A Bartender provides friendly, personalized service to guests, and maintain good working relationships with staff and management.

Job Duties:

  • Take food and drink orders accurately and notify kitchen of order following department procedures.
  • The ability to develop a complete working knowledge of the menu items and their ingredients and preparation.
  • The ability to develop a complete working knowledge of all products served by the bar, i.e. liquors, wines, beers, specialty drinks etc.
  • The ability to understand the menu and daily specials as well as what is 86’d.
  • The ability to perform on going side work in the bar during service.
  • The ability to ensure that all details of service are performed properly and that every guest receives the highest quality of service.
  • The ability to utilize the restaraunts computer system ringing up sales, printing checks, closing checks and completing closing readings. 
  • The ability to ensure proper pouring, mixing, blending, etc. of drinks.
  • The ability to service all drinks for bar area along with food items in the seating areas. 
  • The ability to keep the bar area neat and tidy at all times clearing dishes and glassware whenever possible.
  • The ability to ensure that the bar is stocked and all side opening and closing duties are completed.
  • The ability to greet each guest promptly, courteously, graciously with eye contact, a smile and good posture.
  • The ability to recognize and address potential intoxicated, disruptive or undesirable guests using his/her T.I.P.’s training. 
  • Be familiar with daily specials and present to guest.
  • Ensure consistency in preparation and presentation of food and drink items before serving to guest.
  • Follow all standard food handling, sanitation and health department guidelines.
  • Recognize and address any problems resulting from guest complaints, intoxication or disruptive behavior.
  • Notify management of unsafe conditions, needed maintenance of tables, chairs, carpet and/or equipment and any accidents.

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:


  • Minimum one (1) year experience working as a Server/Barista/Bartender.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work with management staff and other employees in a professional manner.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English.


Certificates and Licenses:

  • Must have current California Food Handler Card or willingness and ability to obtain California Food Handling Card before first day of employment.


Physical Demands:

  • Must be 21 years of age or over.
  • Below Waist Lift - 37 lbs.
  • Above Waist Lift - 30 lbs.
  • Push/Pull - 30 lbs of force.
  • Stoop/Bend at Waist - Occasionally.
  • Ladder climbing - Occasionally.
  • Single-leg Balance - Required.
  • Ability to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day.
  • Ability to use fingers to input orders into touch screen POS system.
  • Ability to use arms and hands to carry and deliver orders.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and customers.
  • Ability to use hand to swipe card through POS system.
  • Ability to use writing implement.
  • Ability to use fingers, wrists and hands lift and grip plates weighing up to 5 lbs.
  • Ability to use fingers, wrists and hands to lift 20 lb trays full of plates.
  • Ability to use hands to set up jack stand.
  • Ability to communicate verbally with guests and other employees in an effective and respectful manner.


Base Pay Start Rate: $16.00
This position may receive gratuities or may participate in a tip pool.


The Company also offers competitive benefits for full time employees including paid time off, matching 401(k), and health benefits.


About Us:
The Resort at Pelican Hill is one of the world’s finest Five-Star, Five-Diamond destinations offering unparalleled service and luxury.

Perched upon 504 acres of unrivaled coastal beauty, The Resort at Pelican Hill is a world unto itself with seven exceptional dining options, 36 holes of world-class golf and the #1 Spa in California.

Our employee community is comprised of hard-working, dedicated hospitality professionals who create memorable experiences that stay with guests long after they’ve left. It’s an environment populated with talented, passionate and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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