host/hostess

Job Duties

  • Be gracious, friendly, patient and have a helpful attitude towards guests as the first person they see.

  • Bus and clean tables when appropriate

  • Provide Information and suggestions on available board games

  • ID check guests adhering to a strict 100% ID check policy

  • Answer the phone, taking any reservations or messages as needed

  • Assist with customers inquiries or complaints when asked.

  • Run the Merchandise sales area, both with policing and collecting money using a POS.

  • Have a strong knowledge of all products sold

  • Support the bartenders, taproom manager and other staff as needed

  • Help with restocking, cleaning, setup and/or breakdown of the taproom, restrooms, patio, and all other service areas as needed

  • Follow all safety and health regulations

  • Be a brand ambassador and potentially represent Red Bear at festivals and local events

  • Any other assigned tasks as assigned by management



Qualifications

  • Must be 21 or older

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Ability to work efficiently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Enjoy working in public in a positive friendly manner

  • Ability to take direction and work both independently as well as part of a team

  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, other staff and management

  • Working knowledge of food and beverage laws and regulations, adhering to TIPS serving techniques

  • Passion for beer and brewing with a desire to learn more

  • Positive, fun attitude and self-motivated work ethic

  • Must be TIPS Certified within 30 days of hire

  • Be able to work in a noisy and often very active environment

  • Ability to stand in one place for extended periods of time

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs occasionally

  • Enjoy Board games and/or be willing to learn about them.

  • Commitment to learn basic of ASL

  • Flexible schedule with availability on nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in ASL is desired

  • Bar or Restaurant Experience Desired

Benefits

  • Hourly wage based on Experience

  • 401k Program available with Employer Matching

  • Sick Leave based on total hours worked


COMPANY BACKGROUNd

Red Bear Brewing Co. is a Brewpub located in Washington DC, in the heart of NoMa. We’re a startup brewery with a focus on making great beer, but also engaging our community and creating a memorable experience every time they walk in. We have a large selection of beers made in house in addition to local wines, ciders and meads to provide something for everyone. Engaging events and a variety of board games available help create that cozy atmosphere where folks can commune with friends and make new ones. We also embrace responsible business practices with a commitment to sustainability, diversity, our environment, and growing relationships with local businesses and organizations.

 
 

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