Location Hamilton, NY
Property Colgate Inn
Date Posted May 28, 2019
Job Type Customer Service, Food & Beverage


Hamilton, NY – The Colgate Inn is under new management and is looking for talented, guest focused individuals to join their team. As a Bartender, you will be responsible for providing an excellent guest drinking experience and be charged with creating classic and innovative drinks.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Deliver a consistently high level of customer service to each client and maintain a safe environment by identifying problem clients and having them removed
  • Develop an efficient work pace that keeps the customers at the bar and in the dining room satisfied at all times
  • Greet customers and present beverage menus
  • Make recommendations and answer all related inquiries
  • Check identification of customers to verify they are of legal drinking age
  • Take orders from serving staff or directly from customers
  • Record drink orders accurately into register system
  • Prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks in accordance with standard recipes
  • Peel, slice, and pit fruit for garnishing drinks
  • Mix and garnish cocktails according to standard specs
  • Serve snacks to customers seated at the bar
  • Respond promptly to requests from customers in a polite and professional fashion
  • Process transactions using the POS system
  • Prepare checks for customers
  • Process customer payments
  • Arrange glasses and bottles into attractive and functional displays
  • Ensure clean glasses, bar equipment, and working areas
  • Comply with all health, safety and hygiene standards, and policies
  • Balance the cash register at the start and close of each shift
  • Monitor inventory
  • Order and restock bar inventory


  • High School Diploma preferred
  • Minimum age requirement of 21 years
  • Working knowledge of standard drink recipes
  • Working knowledge of spirits, wine and beer
  • Understanding of classes of alcohol, different glasses, brand names, and garnishments
  • Working knowledge of bar equipment
  • Numeracy and cash-handling skills
  • Able to work flexible schedules
  • Able to work in a standing position for long periods
  • Be able to reach and bend and frequently lift up to 30 pounds

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