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Hiring Deadline: Open until filled
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Zip Code: 60614
Industry: All
Employer: Coppervine
Job Tracking ID: 1382024003
Job Description:
Coppervine is an exciting new restaurant focused on elevated American comfort food paired to artisan wine, craft beer & flavorful cocktails is set to open in November 2013.

We are seeking a head bartender/mixologist to help develop an exciting drink (cocktails) program focused on food pairings. Candidates must have 5 years experience, developed a dynamic drink program from scratch, understand food & cocktail pairing dynamics, managed a team of bar staff and have a firm grasp of cost of goods/budgets. High School diploma required, college degree a plus.

Duties will include:
Prior to Open
- develop original cocktail list to pair with cuisine
- costing of cocktail list
- create a master cocktail list build sheet with detailed instructions, proportions
- establish liquors and pars, create a master list tracking cost of products
- implement inventory system
- hiring of staff, bartenders, bar backs
- assist in laying out bar fixtures and equipment
- select glassware for bar and optionally floor use
- establish relationships with all appropriate alcohol vendors
- negotiate case and bulk deals for items on cocktail list
- establish a par system and storage for all cocktail prep items
- create a master prep sheet for all non-liquor cocktail ingredients detailing build procedures
- assist in selecting all appropriate equipment for cocktail preparation (juicer, etc)
- create a bar employee manual, detailing all procedures and service standards
- perform bar staff training and education
- perform front of house staff spirits, beer, and cocktail education
- help establish front of house procedures (tip out structure, points of service, etc)
- select all necessary bar tools and supplies
- organize and zone all spirits, beer if needed
- assist in zoning and storage of wine

After Open
- perform managerial duties
- responsible for bar staff hiring
- weekly purchasing and inventory
- scheduling for bar staff
- bartending shifts
- continued recipe development coinciding with new additions or changes to the food menu

Employee Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Compensation: DOE

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