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Bartender (Full Time)-Petaluma

There’s Always a Seat at Our Bar 

The Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and has always looked to the future – whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or fueling stories, songs, and experiences with our IPA. Wherever you go: Beer Speaks, People Mumble. 


About the role

Encompassing and portraying the Lagunitas brand by providing timely and hospitable service to all Pub guests while making and serving beverages.  Inherently knowledgeable of all Lagunitas Ales and pricing for recommendations and upsell to guests.


What you'll do

  • Welcomes guests in an enthusiastic and friendly manner.
  • Check identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Serves alcoholic beverages in an appropriate manner consistent with Lagunitas policies and procedures; following all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Maintain thorough, up-to-date knowledge of beer styles and food menu.
  • Takes food and beer orders, providing recommendations upon inquiry.
  • Maintain constant communication with servers, food runners, and bussers to ensure efficient pub procedures.
  • Constant interaction with guests to ensure satisfaction with food, drinks and service.
  • Utilizes pub POS system to process guests’ payment transactions.
  • Follow company cash handling procedures, accountable for all daily transactions.
  • Respond to guest complaints in a professional manner, escalating issues to management or security as needed.
  • Responsible for constant sanitation, organization, and proper food handling.
  • Assist the restocking and replenishment of bar inventory and supplies.
  • In addition to the duties described above, this role may be required to perform the duties of, or scheduled to work shifts acting as a busser, server, or other taproom position including that of a host/greeter (ex: answering phones, welcoming guests, assigning tables, completing side work, and a variety of cleaning tasks to be determined, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.


What we're lookin' for

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Minimum of 1 year of prior bartending experience in high volume pub or restaurant.
  • Thrives in fast paced environment; willing to work flexible schedule, including weekends/ holidays/ overtime.
  • Able to demonstrate integrity, mature judgment in handling all matters.
  • Excellent organization and problem solving skills; works well under pressure.
  • Outgoing personality, positive attitude and strong verbal communication skills.
  • Team work ethic.
  • Basic math skills to handle cash, give change and balance cash drawer accurately at the end of shift.
  • Responsible Beverage Service Certificate & Food Handler Certificate required upon hire. Able to complete Beer Server Cicerone Training upon hire.
  • General knowledge of craft beer is desired.


Key Relationships

  • Reports directly to Taproom Manager.
  • Frequent interaction with Taproom staff and General Manager.


Physical Requirements

  • Majority of the shift is spent standing, carrying, bending, stretching, stooping, pulling and pushing.
  • Able to lift and carry up to 60 pounds.
  • Environment is primarily indoors and may involve noise and temperature changes.
  • Must be able to work flexible/rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and/or overtime as needed.


Come as You Are 

At Lagunitas, we welcome people (and dogs) from all walks of life. Anyone, regardless of their race, creed, nation of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, has a home here. Love, progress, and acceptance will always have a seat at our bar.    

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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