Role:                    Bartender

Reporting to:     F&B Manager

Role based:        The Vanderbilt – Newport, RI

Why This Job Exists:

The Bartender will be involved in the daily operations of the bar while ensuring guest satisfaction is met throughout the beverage experience and by providing a highly efficient and courteous service.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for assisting guests in beverage and drink preparation, servicing of the bar, pool area and the restaurant in an efficient and timely manner.

  • Relate with guests about needs, satisfaction with the beverage and drinks, ensuring a consistently caring and high quality service.

  • Comply with Auberge standards in use within the Bar and Restaurant outlets.

  • Contribute in improving the F&B sales revenues by being knowledgeable about drinks, cocktails, spirits and other menu items, specials and prices. 

  • Accurately and quickly take and place orders and input them into the Micros system ensuring correct timing and billing.

  • Prepare the guest check accurately and collect payment or signature, as required.

  • Clean, clear and reset tables as needed.

  • Operate, maintain and properly clean all bar equipment and fittings.

  • Ensure that serving bar is well-stocked at all times.

  • Use safe food handling procedures and maintain a safe-working environment by using proper food handling skills and food safety guidelines.

  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis. 

  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

  • Develop and form positive relationships with guests and team members, whilst remaining professional and service orientated at all times.  


Person Specification:

  • Previous experience in a similar position, preferably in luxury hotels

  • Good knowledge of beverage preparation, including coffee, cocktail, liqueurs and spirits.

  • Hospitality Degree Preferred

  • Ability to communicate fluently in English

  • Ability to multitask and perform efficiently in a fast paced service environment.

  • Professional appearance and manner

How You Can Succeed in This Role:

Working at Auberge Resort Collection Hotels can offer an opportunity to build a life-long career where you can grow beyond your limits.  Our people are:


Excellence - Strive to be the best. Find solutions to challenges in order to continually improve and deliver exceptional results.

Nurturing - Personal growth drives us. We reach higher by being collaborative and team-oriented.

Respectful - Treat others and the world around us as we would like to be treated.

Individual - Everyone has something to give. Value each person’s individuality and unique value.

Curious - Celebrate creativity and embrace new experiences.

Heartfelt - Warm and Present, we have a true heart for hospitality, creating joy and happiness.

This job description is intended to illustrate the main duties and responsibilities of the role. It is not intended to be exhaustive and please be advised that the duties and responsibilities may be added on a temporary or permanent basis as appropriate.

Department: Food & Beverage

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