Bartender- Full Time

Orlando, Florida
Sep 30, 2016
Nov 29, 2016
Food / Beverage

Why You Want to Work for Us!

Benchmark Hospitality International has determined our core set of values as:  Integrity, Individual, Entrepreneurship, Partnership, Realism, Service and we believe in balanced system of Living, Learning and Leisure.  These values are considered and applied in all aspects of our performance and relationships with others and everything we do has our guests and employees in mind.

What Our Employees Say About Us!

“Working at The Villas of Grand Cypress is like working with an extended family.  Once you arrive on the peaceful and relaxing property, with the beautiful rolling greens and mature landscaping, it already feels like home”.  The property has a unique sense of relaxed sophistication and service.  Employees are encouraged and even challenged to make decisions to “Be The Difference” in everything they do!  Being creative and entrepreneurial to think differently about how we provide service to the guest is a day to day occurrence.

 Benefits offered to FT employees:

  • Paid Time Off after 90 days
  • Holiday Pay
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Jury Duty Pay
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Parking
  • Free Meals at The Grand Cafe
  • Free Golf for employees
  • Employee & Employer Funded 401-k
  • Hotel Travel Discounts at our sister properties
  • Discounts with Partner vendors
  • Recognition Programs
  • An Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V

About Our Property

Come build your future with Benchmark Hospitality International at The Villas of Grand Cypress

The Villas of Grand Cypress offers guests world class amenities and a choice of magnificent accommodations, including spacious Club Suites and elegant Villas with up to four bedrooms.  All within walking distance of 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature - designed golf, an Academy of Golf, unparalleled recreation and diverse and decadent dining.


Job Description Summary:

BASIC FUNCTION: The Bartender will serve drinks and food at the bar.


High school diploma or equivalent. Two years restaurant experience. High volume experience. Good food and service knowledge. Three years bartending experience. One year fine dining or high-end resort experience. Extensive liquor, beer, wine and mixology knowledge. Pleasant personality. Excellent communication skills.



Interact with guests to take drink and food orders. Communicate with kitchen for food ordering. Ensure prompt delivery of food to the guest's table. Have working knowledge of liquor, beer, wine and food that is served at the property. Suggest pairings of food to wine or beer. Handle all checks and cash according to procedures. Ensure cleanliness of restaurant including polished flatware, clean glassware and plates. Be familiar with all property amenities and other restaurants. Compose and be knowledgeable of standard drinks and liquors or wines specific to restaurant bar. Be knowledgeable of restaurant menu and food items to sell to customers. Plan and maintain par levels for bar inventory. Prepare daily orders for bar items to maintain pars. Responsible for cash handling and bank procedures as outlined by the Accounting Department. Perform accurate bar inventory as deemed necessary by the Director of Restaurants or the Restaurant Manager. Responsible for learning suggestive selling techniques and using them during services. Maintain cleanliness of all workplace areas that apply to the bar.



Ability to work any assigned shift/work schedule. Any other task, written or verbal, assigned by Leadership. Help out in other areas of the restaurant, including seating guests.



Indoors, dimly lit, carpeted, climate controlled environment. Hard kitchen floors with occasional slippery or greasy areas. Handling hot china and silver. Outdoors, cement surfaces, with exposure to outdoor climate and elements.