Speakeasy Bartender

  • Omni Hotels
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • Dec 19, 2017
Hospitality / Restaurant / Food Service

Job Description


This luxurious Omni property, which opened it's doors on March 6, 2018, is located in the heart of Downtown Louisville and designed with intersecting towers that represent the crossroads of the past, present and future of Louisville. Inspired by the city's rich history and authentic character, the Omni Louisville will transform one of the city's most significant urban blocks into a unique and vibrant mixed-use environment offering hotel guests, residents and locals a chance to connect and enjoy the best of a great city.

The hotel will be a prominent landmark against the Louisville skyline, glistening during the day and glowing at night, with the iconic glassy ends of the 612 room hotel. The hotel pool and rooftop bar, designed for seamless indoor and outdoor integration, will allow guests to rest, relax or socialize with spectacular views of the city from above. The essence of Louisville is woven throughout with interior design blends elements of the city's heritage, culture and character, felt everywhere from the hotel restaurants to a featured bourbon bar to the hotel's Speakeasy and bowling alley.

Guests will also enjoy a dynamic 20,000 square foot modern urban lifestyle market connected to the lobby of the hotel. Transforming Liberty Street into a pedestrian thoroughfare, the market serves as a community gateway for hotel guests and locals alike, inviting the neighborhood in with the smells of freshly brewed Heine Bros. coffee, baking bread and fragrant fresh flowers.

Job Description

The Speakeasy Bartender will provide efficient friendly customer service at all times and to maintain a clean professional appearance. Ensuring service bar and bar guests are satisfied in a prompt, timely manner.


  • Acknowledge and greet all guests, anticipate guest needs and respond to guest inquiries or requests.
  • Must have full knowledge of food and beverage offerings.
  • Monitor and maintain bar cleanliness, sanitation and organization of bar area.
  • Properly provide silverware and condiments prior to food being presented at bar area.
  • Clean and resetting of bar area as guests depart or preparation of drink is completed.
  • Proper bar setup and break down.
  • Triple sink procedures.
  • Communicate with management, kitchen staff, and serving staff professionally at all times.
  • Contributes to a professional workplace that maximized employee moral, productivity and effectiveness. Works well with a diverse FOH and BOH staff.
  • Ensures responsible service of alcohol by following all legal requirements including carding and consumption.
  • Accurately takes food and beverage orders from guests and promptly records all transactions in Micros system. Maintains guest tabs and processes payment promptly.
  • Monitors pars.
  • Must have experience selling/up selling.
  • Must have knowledge of wine, spirits and beer.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced team environment.


  • Minimum 1 year bartending experience required in a high volume casual/sports bar environment.
  • Developed knowledge of wine, spirits, and beer, to including appropriate pours and mixology.
  • Previous cash handling experience required.
  • Ability to clearly and pleasantly communicate both verbally and in writing in English with guests, management and co-workers, in person and on the phone.
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently input information into MICROS.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations, while maintaining a calm and welcoming demeanor.
  • Ability to work cohesively with co-workers both within and outside of your department.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and follow up on guest requests and needs in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent customer service, service recovery and problem solving skills.
  • Must be STAR certified.
  • Must be able to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance. Requires frequent bending, reaching overhead, and twisting.
  • Must be able to stand or walk for an extended period or for an entire work shift in indoor/outdoor environments.