• Highgate Hotels
  • $33,215.00 -62,900.00/year*
  • New York, NY
  • Hospitality - Food Services
  • Full-Time
  • 21 Warren St

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Highgate Hotels

Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has an expanding presence in key European markets through properties in London, Paris, Barcelona, Vienna and Prague. Highgate's portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues. The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry's most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas, and Seattle.


Edging the bright lights of Broadway and the calm of Bryant Park, The Knickerbocker is a legendary New York landmark reborn as the first luxury hotel in Times Square. Filled with fabled legends, The Knickerbocker once played host to legendary political bigwigs, actresses, oil tycoons and sports figures-and it's rumored the martini was invented here in the hotel. While historic details like the hotel's gorgeous Beaux-Arts facade remain unchanged, a soothing new luxury aesthetic is offered within. The stunning transformation of this treasured Manhattan monument invites discerning travelers to discover 300 luxe guestrooms and suites boasting incredible views and bespoke furnishings. An air of posh authenticity embraces New York City's premier luxury lifestyle hotel.

Employment StatusFull-TimeOverview

The bar barck (seonal) is responsible for helping the bartender in the daily operation of the bar.


* Employees must at all times be attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to all guests, managers and fellow employees.
* Be responsible for receiving all liquor, beer and wine from storeroom in a daily basis.
* Maintain the cleanliness of the bar, refrigerators, and service areas of the bar in an organized manner.
* Replenish all liquor, beer and wine as needed in the bar during the shift.
* Be familiar with beverages, cocktails and hotel mixing portion control according to hotel standards.
* Assist in opening and closing side-work as assigned.
* Assist in ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of the bar or lounge areas.
* Assist with maintaining beverage cost.
* Follow prescribed procedures in serving alcohol with care to avoid any challenges with intoxicated guests.
* Retrieve all food items from kitchen and deliver to customers according to proper service standards.
* Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
* Must be able to effectively communicate, both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guestsin an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
* Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
* Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
* Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and serviceorientedmanner.
* Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
* Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Highgate Hotel Standards, as required by scheduling,which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
* Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the properuniform and nametag.
* Comply with Highgate Hotel Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
* Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
* Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solvingproblems as necessary.
* Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meetappropriate objectives.
* Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
* Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
* Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
* Perform other duties as requested by management.
* Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.


* Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
* Very heavy work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and /or 50 pounds of forcefrequently and/or 20 ponds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
* Ability to stand during the entire shift.
* High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or related field preferred.
* At least 1 year of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field required.

Associated topics: alcohol, barista, beverage service, brewtender, club bartender, cocktail, liquor, pool, shots, wine

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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