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Norte Tasting Room Bartender/Server - Santa Fe

Position Overview

Rooted in History, Planting Seeds for the Future - Los Poblanos is a family-owned and managed business located on a historic farm estate with historically significant architecture, organic farming and a dynamic mix of businesses that support its mission. Hospitality, good design, and sustainability are the threads that tie all the businesses together, including boutique lodging, private events, a field-to-fork restaurant, retail and production of our own branded lavender body products, artisan food products and distilled spirits. While still run by a small, dedicated team of managers and directors, Los Poblanos is well poised to become an internationally recognized brand and destination place.

Position type: Full or part-time, non-exempt

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as an ambassador and representative for the Los Poblanos property and cities of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, Albuquerque and Santa Fe
  • Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards and anticipate and address guests’ service needs
  • Respond rapidly to customer requests in a professional and hospitable manner
  • Learn the tasting room menu so that it can be explained to our guests
  • Learn the wholesale lavender line so that it can be explained and sold to our guests
  • Serve food and beverage orders to guests in a timely and courteous manner
  • Prepare food and beverage
  • Bus & clean tasting room surfaces
  • Operate as a team member of the retail shop and the tasting room
  • Perform opening and closing procedures
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist customers with seating arrangements
  • Present food or beverage information or menus to customers
  • Take orders
  • Prepare beverages as needed
  • Assemble food as needed
  • Serve food and beverages
  • Communicate with customers to resolve complaints or ensure satisfaction
  • Enforce rules or regulations
  • Process customer bills or payments
  • Bus tables as needed
  • Clean food service areas as needed
  • Stock serving stations or dining areas with food or supplies
  • Assist in the retail space as needed - ringing customers, wrapping orders, etc.
  • Assist with wholesale lavender as needed

Requirements

  • A minimum of (1) year of experience working in a restaurant or bar
  • Completion of Serve Safe
  • Valid Alcohol Server’s Permit
  • Must display a professional appearance and shared fate attitude
  • Excellent oral communication skills and positive interpersonal skills required
  • Able to work under pressure and remain calm to resolve problems using good judgment
  • Able to work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team
  • Problem solving skills and deductive reasoning abilities
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, squat, reach and walk 8 to 10 hours a day
  • Able to grasp, lift, carry.  Must be able to lift 30 lbs. in short intervals throughout the day
  • Must be willing and have the ability to work a varied schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays

Preferred

  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus
  • Interest in sustainability, food and New Mexico culture
  • Interest in organic farming, agriculture, art and architecture is a plus

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

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