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The Apparatus Room
250 W Larned St, Detroit, MI 48226, United States
The Apparatus Room hiring Bartender in Detroit, MI

The Apparatus Room hiring Bartender in Detroit, MI

The Apparatus RoomMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Expired: Oct 5, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details
Reports to: Director of Food & Beverage; position is non-exempt
Hotels  done  differently. It’s  not  just  a  slogan  or  catchphrase,  it  is  who  we  are  in  everything  we  do. We believe in the power of People, Place and Character; ensuring our properties are a place where individuals are valued and celebrated as a tribute to the neighborhoods and the people of the communities in which we operate; elevating our associates’ pride in who they are, where they live and who we serve.
The Detroit Foundation Hotel has transformed the historic Detroit Fire Department Headquarters into a 100 room independent hotel that adds another piece to the ongoing Detroit renaissance puzzle. The hotel draws on the Motor- City's unparalleled past while proactively moving the city to its next incarnation as a national cultural, business and artistic touch- point. Featuring an inviting ground- floor restaurant, The Apparatus Room, the hotel partners with local distillers, brewers, farmer s and other edible sundry purveyors to deliver and authentic Detroit experience.
The hotel is managed by Aparium, which was founded in 2011, driven by the belief that all hospitality experiences should be fueled by the poetics of their surroundings, Aparium was born with an intense focus on unearthing the amazing moments unique to every city.  Since its founding, Aparium has grown into a new kind of hotel brand, one that ventures off the beaten path, both geographically and philosophically. It is a sophisticated hotel brand known for its singular ability to combine the business acumen of large hospitality companies with the charm of boutique hotels, bringing disparate forces together in bustling, smaller markets.
Since its founding, Aparium has grown into a new kind of hotel brand, one that ventures off the beaten path, both geographically and philosophically. It is a sophisticated hotel brand known for its singular ability to combine the business acumen of large hospitality companies with the charm of boutique hotels, bringing the disparate forces together in bustling, smaller markets.
Your past experiences have led you to understand that there is an art + science to creating the perfect concoction.  You spend your days or nights working behind the bar tirelessly crafting perfectly balanced drinks, making wine recommendations, and naturally building relationships with guests, which comes natural to you.  In your off time your time reading up on spirits, history of cocktails, and cruising the Instagram accounts of the best bars in the world or finding new drink recipes.  It is also quite possible you have been learning juggle shakers in front of a mirror.  You pride yourself on cultivating your regular guest base and love that you are the face they want to see, whether they are happy and want to celebrate or just need to see a familiar friendly face after a rough day.  You are a name that everyone knows in your community.  You are welcoming and embody gracious hospitality at all times.  
The Bartender reports to the Director of Food & Beverage and F&B Managers and works in a team environment with other F&B professionals, including barbacks, bartenders, servers, dishwashers, cooks, and chefs.  It is critical the person in this position possess a background in advanced bartending techniques, has a natural ability to manage time, and a second-to-none knowledge of beverages and cocktails
As a bartender, you will be responsible for creating memorable guest experiences.  You will be responsible for the timely and friendly delivery of food and drinks. In depth menu knowledge is necessary to ensure safe service to guests with allergies and restrictions.  Ongoing beverage tasting and training will allow you to expand your knowledge of beer, wine, and spirits.  You will have the ability to collaborate on seasonal menus.
All of our service team members are expected to be reliable and responsible.  You will arrive changed, polished and mentally ready to work on time.  We put an emphasis on treating all of our team members just like we treat our guests- giving a smile, a helping hand, and a willingness to jump in to assist in any situation.  You will also actively develop trusting and transparent relationships with your peers on the service team and other associates of the hotel.  As a team member within Aparium Hotel Group you will work with a phenomenal group of peers who insist that you are collaborative, humble, experienced, and open-minded – no egos are allowed.
  • Uphold and model the company’s principles of People, Place and Character by being proud of who you are, where you come from and who we serve at our hotel
  • Be collaborative with your co-workers and leaders and use your intuition to fix things when you know they are not right or could be better
  • Be a storyteller of the history of Haya hotel and share our translocal hospitality efforts about our local collaborators and partners
  • Participate in daily line ups and quarterly all staff meetings to further develop ideas and objectives with the service team while simultaneously providing constructive feedback and strategizing to overcome and correct any previously missed opportunities
  • Assist in all aspects of the F&B guest’s experience from beginning to end by extending a friendly greeting in an inviting environment, ensuring bar products and supplies are well stocked, and executing on requests in a friendly and timely manner, ascertaining satisfaction throughout and adjusting as necessary
  • Work in an organized and clean fashion, with the utmost respect for your guests, peers, equipment, and workspace to create lasting impressions and strong relationships
  • Use steps of service to provide professional service and exceed guest expectations, ensuring alcohol is served safely, responsibly, and legally and utilizing recipes and jiggers to assist in creating consistent cocktails, juices, syrups, and bases; and creating lasting impressions on all guests
  • Be accountable for working knowledge of the menus, menu ingredients and what is unavailable for the day; and to serve alcohol safely, responsibly, and legally; and of course, accurately account for all monetary transactions during your shift
  • Share your extensive knowledge of the beverage world with your guests, using your product knowledge to enhance guest experiences with add-ons; and demonstrate basic culinary terms and strive to know more through constant study of your craft
  • Observe conditions of all physical facilities and relay any challenges to the Food and beverage leadership team to make corrections and improvements as needed
  • Communicate effectively with the F&B and Culinary teams to ensure all guests get their food as ordered in timely fashion
  • Assist in other areas of the F&B Department as needed, including but not limited to, Banquets, Bar, Café, In-Room Dining, Pool, and Restaurants
  • Aparium Hotel Group does not discriminate based on disability, veteran status or on any other basis protected under federal, state, or local laws
  • The hotel and company are a smoke-free, drug-free facility, and equal opportunity employer
  • Passion for the People, Place and Culture of our community, love of restaurants and guest service also required.  Minimum of two (2) years experience as a bartender in either a free-standing or hotel restaurant or bar.
  • IPACT Alcohol service certification and SafeStaff Certificate of Completion, or ability to obtain such within 30 days of hire
  • Continuous standing and walking and negotiating wet tile floor and steps
  • Fine motor coordination is needed to pour beverages, decorate cocktails and folding napkins
  • Standing and walking is continuous for 4-5 hours at a time
  • Lifting and carrying 30 lb. tray, crate or box is occasional
  • Negotiating varied floor surfaces is continuous
  • Carrying over shoulder is occasional
  • Hand and elbow movements for polishing glassware, silver, setting up tables, shacking, pouring and mixing drinks
  • Excellent sight and balance needed for negotiating varied floor surfaces
  • Handling lighted candles, and handling hot fluids (coffee and tea)
  • Ability to lift, balance and carry up to 25 lbs. to transport beverage goods inventory, equipment, etc.
  • Ability to lift, balance and carry (with assistance) up to 100 lbs. to transport beverage inventory, equipment, etc.
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10*F) and kitchens (+110*F)
Must meet local age requirements in order to serve alcohol:
  • Available to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Fluency in English both verbally and non-verbally
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Aparium Hospitality Services celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment, and sense of belonging for all employees.  We do not discriminate and believe every individual should be proud of who they are, where they come from and take pride in who we serve.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Dining Discounts

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Chic yet approachable. Historic while tastefully modern. The Apparatus Room bridges the old and the new, offering iconic New American cuisine rooted in Midwestern ingredients, as well as thoughtful cocktails crafted by accomplished mixologists. We invite you to step away from the Downtown bustle, enjoy a fine meal and the easy taste of an Old Foundation, and relax to the homely chatter of new friends.

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