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Bartender
The Wells
727 C St SE, Washington, DC 20003
The Wells hiring Bartender in Washington, DC

The Wells hiring Bartender in Washington, DC

The WellsMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($30.00 - $40.00) plus tips
Expired: Jun 22, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details


Join Our Team as a Bartender at The Wells

Are you a talented bartender looking for a new opportunity in a dynamic and elegant setting? The Wells, a premier gin cocktail bar located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., is hiring!

About Us:
The Wells is an intimate gin bar designed for conversation and connection, offering a sophisticated cocktail experience. We are dedicated to hospitality and the art of gin. Our mission is to let the spirit speak for itself while providing an elevated bar experience for our guests. Our team of professionals works together with integrity and grace to transform the hospitality industry. We are open Tuesday through Sunday nights, with shifts starting at 3 p.m.  

Our chefs include Rammy-nominated Katarina Petonito and Pastry Chef Rochelle Cooper, who bring exceptional culinary expertise and creativity to our team.  We are a James Beard Finalist Group!

What We Offer:
At The Wells, we've adopted a unique pay model to provide a higher hourly rate, independent of gratuity. Our aim is to create a more equitable pay structure where service and kitchen team members are compensated equally. As a bartender, you'll earn $21 per hour plus 8% of pooled food and beverage bar sales, and a 5% commission from our beverage cloud (divided among bartenders working the shift). Gratuities left by guests are shared among all front and back-of-house team members based on hours worked.

Benefits for Full-Time Employees:
- 50% coverage for health benefits
- Paid time off
- Overtime opportunities

Responsibilities:
- Service execution and support, including opening and closing the bar
- Cocktail preparation and execution
- Creating memorable guest experiences
- Honoring ingredients and executing house recipes

Qualifications
- Cocktail bartending experience
- Strong knowledge of spirits, especially gin
- Timeliness and reliability
- Ability to work weekends and holidays
- Ability to stand for 6-8 hours and lift up to 25 pounds

Why Join Us?
We have high standards and value accountability, collaboration, and flexibility. We believe in having fun while maintaining professionalism. If you are passionate about wine, food, people, and creating unforgettable experiences, and if you seek professional growth in the hospitality field, we encourage you to apply.

Apply Today!
We are promoting from within and now have an opening. If you're ready to take the next step in your career, join our team at The Wells and be part of a movement to redefine hospitality.



Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($30.00 - $40.00) plus tips

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


Required Skills

Spirits Knowledge

Cocktail Bartending Experience

Strong Knowledge of Spirits, Especially Gin

Timeliness and Reliability


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