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Bartender

Company: Viking River Cruises
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Founded in 1997, Viking is the world's leading small ship travel company, exploring more than 20 rivers, five oceans, five great lakes and all seven continents. Offering destination-focused experiences for curious travelers, Viking has amassed more than 250 awards and was recently voted the #1 River Cruise Line and the #1 Ocean Cruise Line by Cond-- Nast Traveler in the publication's 2021 Readers' Choice Awards.


You now have an opportunity to join one of the most acclaimed and fastest-growing hospitality brands as it expands in the United States.


In summer2022, Viking will launch its new, highly-anticipated Mississippi River cruises and will introduce the most luxurious ship ever built for the river, the 386-guest Viking Mississippi . Sailing on board the elegant new ship, you will dock in the heart of iconic cities that line the river; during your free time, you will be just footsteps from exploring the fascinating places that stretch from New Orleans all the way north to St. Paul.


At Viking, we offer great pay and great benefits-including a Swiss-developed training program and a work schedule that provides up to 13 weeks off each year. With all of your living expenses covered during work weeks-including lodging, meals, Wi-Fi, travel to/from the ship, uniforms & laundry-you have the unique chance to save more of your pay than in most other restaurant or hospitality positions. Being a valued member of the Viking family, you join a close-knit, supportive group of colleagues-many of whom form lifelong working relationships and friendships. And, with training from the industry leader, you will receive the skills, knowledge and tools to be successful-as well as abundant opportunities for advancement. Regardless of where you are on your career journey, Viking can help you in reaching new destinations. Multiple positions open for immediate hiring; earn up to $63,300annually PURPOSE OF POSITION


- The Bartender supports the Restaurant Manager to ensure the efficient operations of all bar lounges, bars, restaurants, special events and all Guest areas, where beverage service activities take place.
- It is your responsibility to create a friendly, guest-oriented service culture to ensure Guest satisfaction and repeat business, which in turn, will increase revenue and profitability of the company. YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES


- Assist in the set-up and execution of F&B related ship functions and special events.
- Tally all sales transactions and correctly follow accounting procedures; correctly tally bar revenue.
- Maintain in depth knowledge of all Bar Menus in order to deliver exceptional STAR Service, at all times.
- Prepare and serve drinks, in accordance with company standards and ensure that correct recipes are followed.
- Ensure cost control and adhere to set budgets; conduct stock takes and inventory, according to company procedures; ensure the correct storage of stock and establish par levels.
- Ensure assigned areas are set up in accordance with the direction from the relevant Supervisors and Viking's Operations Manuals and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
- Follow service procedures according to Standard Operating Procedures, Departmental Service Standards and all applicable Public Health Polices.
- Prepare and operate F&B activities in all outlets, this includes but is not limited to beverage outlets; ensure all F&B activities are prepared and executed, according to company standards.
- Minimize equipment loss/damage, and maintain immaculate cleanliness standards in relevant areas, by applying safe working policies and procedures, according to all Public Health Policies, and ensuring that all equipment is sanitized and returned accordingly, after each use.
- Ensure mise-en-place for all areas of responsibility are prepared 15 minutes prior to service.
- Partake in embarkation duty, as directed, including but not limited to luggage assistance, escorting Guests and any other related duties; participate in loadings, as required by Supervisors.
- Participate in "The Daily Reunion" every day to understand your team's operational needs and to ensure consistent adherence to Viking's STAR Service Standards.
- Provide the highest level of comfort and sales-oriented service to Guests and consistently maintain an impeccable standard of cleanliness and hygiene in assigned areas, as per Viking's STAR Service Standards and all Public Health Policies; proactively prepare service according to Guest flow, embarkation & disembarkation, sea day activities & other activities.
- Ensure you always wear the appropriate and task specific Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required for your duties onboard. Always use correct lifting techniques to prevent injuries.
- Uphold impeccable grooming standards at all times by complying with Viking's Image and Uniform Standards.
- Ensure that company property is appropriately secured and protected, especially during rough weather conditions, in order to prevent unnecessary loss or damage.
- Demonstrates outstanding flexibility: able to work at different times of the day, under pressure and reflect a positive can-do attitude and the best image of Viking at all times.
- Become knowledgeable about itinerary-related ports of call, shore excursions and shipboard activities such as events, entertainment and programs.
- Have strong motivation to achieve the company goals and objectives (quality and financial) for the Bar Department.
- Have full knowledge about safety & security procedures and can operate in line with all Public
- Health, Environmental and Safety & Security Policies; participate in all training concerning onboard training, safety & security, fire prevention, evacuation exercises as required by the company.
- Assist in other departments and/or perform additional duties, upon instruction from supervisors.
- This document describes the primary activities, duties and responsibilities of this position. Your manager or supervisor may assign additional duties and responsibilities to you. This document describes the primary activities, duties and responsibilities of this position. Your manager or supervisor may assign additional duties and responsibilities to you.

Keywords: Viking River Cruises, Minneapolis , Bartender, Hospitality & Tourism , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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