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Barback
KABIN
300 Spring Street, New York, NY
KABIN hiring Barback in New York, NY

KABIN hiring Barback in New York, NY

KABINMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($10.65) plus tips
Expired: Jun 21, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

About Us

Inspired by the natural design and down-to-earth values of Nordic culture, KABIN is an elevated cocktail bar with a neighborhood feel. Whether you swing by solo or with friends in tow, it’s a place to enjoy a light bite, meet fascinating strangers and make yourself right at home. 


Overview

A Bar Back plays a vital role in supporting our bartenders and ensuring the smooth operation of the bar. Your primary responsibilities will include assisting with bar setup, maintaining cleanliness and organization in the bar area, and replenishing supplies as needed.


What You’ll Do

  • Cultivate one of the most welcoming spaces in NYC—a place for locals and tourists alike to see and be seen, ensuring a fun time for all.
  • Assist Bartenders in setting up the bar area before service, including restocking glassware, ice, garnishes, and other essential supplies.
  • Keep the bar area clean and organized throughout service, including wiping down surfaces, emptying trash bins, and ensuring proper storage of equipment and supplies.
  • Prepare garnishes, syrups, and other ingredients according to recipes and bartender instructions.
  • Retrieve and replenish bottles of spirits, beer, wine, and other beverages from the storage area as needed.
  • Assist with dishwashing and cleaning glassware to ensure a steady supply of clean glasses for service.
  • Monitor and restock inventory levels during service, notifying bartenders or management when supplies are running low.
  • Assist bartenders in serving drinks to guests during busy periods or as needed.
  • Participate in service by clearing and resetting tables, assisting servers with delivering food and drinks to guests, and ensuring a clean and welcoming dining environment.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by greeting guests warmly, answering questions about the drinks menu, and accommodating special requests whenever possible.
  • Collaborate with team members to uphold restaurant standards and foster a positive work environment; promptly notify management of any potential issues that may arise.
  • Provide assistance with various service needs throughout the restaurant, including support at the front door and in the dining room.
  • Recognize and distinguish regular patrons and VIPs, communicating pertinent information to the team.
  • Support additional front-of-house projects as needed. 

Who You Are

  • You have a genuine warmth and a passion for hospitality.
  • Thorough in everything you do and ensure your team is set up for successful service.
  • You are positive and friendly and enjoy engaging with guests.
  • You have excellent communication skills, particularly with management, team members, and guests.
  • You have excellent time management and organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • You are willing to jump in and assist with additional duties when needed.
  • You are able to think and act quickly and effectively while retaining self-composure.
  • You are able to troubleshoot on their own or with the assistance of managers or other team members when necessary.
  • You demonstrate appropriate workplace behavior and treat all employees with respect.
  • You are comfortable and effective at taking direction from other staff and delegating tasks.
  • You are a team player who can set your ego aside and find win-for-all solutions.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 1-2 years of front-of-house service experience in an NYC high-volume restaurant 
  • Knowledge of KABIN’s food & beverage and hospitality philosophy & menus
  • Knowledge of standard restaurant service procedures, including wine service
  • Knowledge of each job function on the floor and understanding of the priorities of service
  • Knowledge of “The Big 8” allergens
  • Must be punctual and reliable 
  • Must be available to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to speak multiple languages, including English and Spanish, is a bonus

Health & Safety

  • NYC Food Handler’s Certification suggested  
  • Adhere to the highest standards of food safety, food handling, sanitation, workplace safety, and hygiene requirements according to the New York City Department of Health standards to ensure the health and safety of team members and guests
  • Adhere to COVID-19 sanitation protocols issued by the Center for Disease Control
  • Adhere to time and temperature protocols 

Work Environment

  • Involves standing and walking the entire shift
  • Involves holding objects with hands 
  • Involves reaching, bending, and stooping frequently 
  • Involves lifting, moving, and carrying at least 50 pounds with frequency throughout the shift

DISCLAIMER

EOE: Xandra LLC bda KABIN provides equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($10.65) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program


Required Skills

Excellent Time Management Skills

Leadership Abilities

Communication

Professionalism

Communication Skills

Organization

Sanitation Safety

Inventory Management

Interpersonal Communication

Vendor Relationship Management

Menu Knowledge

Restaurant Service

Menu Development and Enhancement

Beverage Preparation

Supervisory Skills

Sanitation

Time Management

Workplace Safety

Knowledge of Standard Restaurant Service Procedures

Food and Beverage Knowledge

Physical Requirements (Standing, Walking, Lifting)

Ability to Work in a High Volume Environment

Teamwork

Multitasking

Food Safety

Problem Solving

Wine Service

Team Management

Customer Service Skills

Physical Stamina

Beverage Profit Management

Attention to Detail

Health and Safety Compliance

Customer Service

Language Skills (English and Spanish)

Adherence to Safety Protocols

Physical Stamina (Lifting, Standing, Walking)

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Inspired by the natural design and down-to-earth values of Nordic culture, KABIN is an elevated cocktail bar with a neighborhood feel. Whether you swing by solo or with friends in tow, it’s a place to enjoy a light bite, meet fascinating strangers, and make yourself right at home.

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