A male bar attendant mixes a cocktail on the bar

Bar Attendant

Bar Attendants prepare, mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons in licensed establishments.

Overview

Bar Attendants prepare, mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons in licensed establishments.

Day-to-day

  • prepares, serves and sells cocktails, mixed drinks, bottled, canned and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and a variety of coffee beverages such as lattes, cappuccinos and other espresso-based beverages
  • cleans and maintains bar service area, coffee-making area and espresso machine
  • collects payment for sales and operates cash registers
  • promotes services and products
  • washes glassware and arranges bottles and glasses
  • taps kegs and attaches supply lines
  • replenishes drink dispensers, shelves and refrigerators
  • sells light snacks
  • selects and grinds coffee.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

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