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Hank's Oyster Bar
1624 Q St NW, Washington, DC, United States
Hank's Oyster Bar hiring Bartender in Washington, DC

Hank's Oyster Bar hiring Bartender in Washington, DC

Hank's Oyster BarMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jun 5, 2019

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About Us

Since opening the first Hank's Oyster Bar in Dupont Circle in 2005, JL Restaurant Group has been a leader in the DC restaurant scene. If you want to be part of the team the includes Hank's Oyster Bar-Dupont, Hank's Old Town, Hanks on the Wharf, Hank’s on the Hill, Hank's Pasta Bar, and Hank's Cocktail Bar, WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

Hank’s Oyster and Cocktail Bars follow the lead of the Hank’s Family kitchens, using fresh produce, and seasonal flavors. Our cocktails shine bright and our bartenders can’t wait to get you a sip. 

We are currently hiring for bartenders at Hank’s Oyster Bar at DuPont Circle and at Hank’s Cocktail Bar for qualified candidates. 

Qualified Applicants Must Exemplify:

  • Extensive bar knowledge in crafting cocktails 
  • Flexible availability
  • Possess a love of food, beverage, and hospitality 
  • Have a "Guest-First" Mentality 
  • Have a friendly, positive, and outgoing personality 
  • Have good communication skills 
  • Take pride in balancing high volume with high quality 
  • Be able to work well in a fast paced environment 
  • Have an eagerness to take advantage of new opportunities 
  • Previous hospitality and/or restaurant experience required

Benefits include:

Competitive Wages 

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Employee Discounts


Find out more about Hank's Oyster Bar and Cocktail Bar here:

Compensation details

Competitive Wages, Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options, Employee Discounts

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Seafood, Comfort Food

Casual Dining

Part of JL Restaurant Group


Jamie Leeds is one of Washington’s most highly recognized chefs due to her wildly successful restaurant, Hank’s Oyster Bar; her very active role in the community and her 20 plus years of inspiring culinary experience in New York, prior to moving to DC. In May 2005, she opened her first restaurant as executive chef and owner, the 65-seat Hank’s Oyster Bar, which serves “Urban Beach Food”. Hank’s is named after Leeds’ father, who she credits as her inspiration for becoming a chef. Since its’ opening, Hank’s Oyster Bar has been praised by Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Southern Living, The Washington Post, Washingtonian, DC magazine, The Washington Times and Fox Morning News.

Leeds came to Washington, D.C. when she joined the Washington Terrace Hotel as executive chef in May 2002, where she launched the 70-seat 15 ria. Her American cuisine with a comfort food twist was an immediate hit at the handsome, new boutique hotel where she was also responsible for developing catering menus. Wine Spectator, The Washington Post, Washingtonian and Bon Appetit were among the publications that praised Chef Leeds for her exceptional fare.

Favorable reviews and a successful launch also earned Jamie Leeds a nomination for “Rising Culinary Star” from the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington’s Capital Restaurant & Hospitality Awards in June 2003. Chef Leeds was also named a “Rising Star Chef” by for Washington, D.C.’s 2003 awards program, which selected only seven chefs throughout the area for the coveted recognition. In 2006, her new restaurant Hank’s Oyster Bar was nominated for a RAMMY for “Best New Restaurant” by the Restaurant Association of Washington and in 2008, Hank’s won the coveted RAMMY for “Best Neighborhood Restaurant”. In 2012, Hank’s Oyster Bar was nominated again by Restaurant Association of Washington for “Best Casual Restaurant”.