Culinary Academy of Las Vegas - Bartender

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Wine Instructor

The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas is seeking a dynamic person to fill the position of Wine Instructor. This position is responsible for creating and teaching the wine server and sommelier classes to include the following:

  • All aspects of wine training, including service;
  • Tasting and theoretical knowledge;
  • Basic instruction on how to create a wine list; and
  • Controlling costs and wine pricing appropriately

The Wine Instructor will provide instruction to students so that they will be able to assume the duties of a wine server/wine sommelier and become competitive in the workforce. Students will understand the importance of good guest relations as well as how to develop a strong relationship with coworkers in order to perform in a team atmosphere. As part of the curriculum, students will also will have the ability to suggest and serve fine wines with confidence.

Must have demonstrated knowledge of wine history, growing regions, the process involved in the growth and cultivation of grapes, and an understanding of food and wine pairing. Must have demonstrated customer service and strong organizational skills. Prefer a minimum of 5 years of fine dining experience as well as extensive knowledge of international fine wines. In addition, must be able to communicate effectively in English, both written and oral forms.

The Wine Instructor is a daytime, part-time position, working Monday-Thursday, five hours (5) per day. Working sommeliers are encouraged to apply.

Food & Beverage Management Analyst

The Culinary Academy of Las Vegas is seeking a highly skilled Manager/Analyst who has extensive experience in the food and beverage industry. The ideal candidate will preferably have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, hotel administration or management information systems; experience in computerized information systems; advanced working knowledge in Infogenesis and Point of Sales (POS) transactions; intermediate skills in inventory management related specifically to food and beverage; supervisory experience (as this position currently supervises three team members); and be capable of performing financial analyses related to the industry. A strong working knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software is a plus.

This position will:

  • Monitor daily and monthly food and beverage inventory
  • Create and evaluate monthly food and beverage inventories to increase turnover and set/achieve goals
  • Create end-of-month food and beverage reports that identify opportunities to seek efficiencies
  • Identify opportunities in food and beverage purchasing and inventory controls
  • Participate in the evaluation of financial reporting tools

Responsible for supporting the directors and executive chefs with planning, pricing and financial analysis of food and beverage operations to achieve budgeted revenues and profitability.

Front Desk Receptionist

This position is the first point of contact with guests, workers, visitors, and members of the general public entering the building or contacting the organization by telephone. This position requires the frequent use of tact, discretion, initiative, and independent judgment. Duties include:

  • Answering multi-line phones, routing calls to specific people, and taking and relaying messages when applicable and answering general inquiries about organization.
  • Warmly greeting, assisting, screening, and directing guests, workers, visitors, and members of general public entering the establishment.
  • Providing accurate and basic information.
  • Coordinating mail flow in and out of office and collecting and distributing parcels and other mail.
  • Handing out employee applications as applicable.
  • Providing basic general administrative and clerical support.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean reception and lobby area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Communicating with janitorial, facility, and security personnel as needed throughout the day.

Skill in operating multi-line telephones, verbal communication, Microsoft Office, listening, professionalism, customer focus, and handling pressure. Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures. Providing administrative support to various managers and high-level administrative staff; actively looking for ways to help people.

High school diploma or equivalent AND one (1) year of customer service experience in an office setting. Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.

Continuous Recruitment: will be closed when a sufficient number of resumes have been received.

On-Call Servers

Duties include servicing guests in an efficient and friendly manner; completing transactions on POS system; suggesting menu items and substitutions for unavailable items; keeping side station inventory stocked with supplies; and collaborating with other food servers to ensure excellent service to all guests. Must follow all health and safety regulations and maintain restaurant cleanliness in front and back of house.

A minimum of one year of high-volume food server experience is required. Team player with excellent communication and customer service skills and a commitment to success. Capable of maintaining composure during difficult guest interactions and ensuring guest satisfaction.

Continuous Recruitment: will be closed when a sufficient number of resumes have been received.

On-Call Bar Back

Ensure bar is stocked with all items and kept clean to meet quality customer service standards. Ensure the bar is stocked with all items and kept clean. Service guests in an efficient and friendly manner at all times. Suggest drinks and substitutions for items not available. Must have knowledge of how to prepare mixed beverages. Follow all health and safety regulations. Control and limit wastage.  Ability to work without direct supervision. Excellent customer service skills. Must have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts. Professional appearance and demeanor. Knowledge of POS System. Possession of valid Health Card and TAM Card.

A minimum of one year of high-volume bar back and bar porter experience is required. Previous experience working in a luxury resort.  Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays. High school diploma or GED equivalent. Must be able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.

Continuous Recruitment: Will be closed when a sufficient number of resumes have been received

On-Call Stewards

Maintain a clean kitchen, work area and equipment to meet quality customer service standards and Health Department rules and regulations. Duties include: washing dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, and/or pans using dishwashers or by hand. Placing clean dishes, utensils, and cooking equipment in storage areas. Maintaining kitchen work areas, equipment, and utensils in clean and orderly condition. Stocking supplies such as food and utensils in serving stations, cupboards, refrigerators, and salad bars. Sweeping and scrubbing floors. Cleaning garbage cans with water or steam. Sorting and removing trash and placing it in designated pickup areas. Transferring supplies and equipment between storage and work areas, by hand or using hand trucks. Practicing safety rules and regulations and encouraging others to do the same.

A minimum of one year of high-volume steward experience is required. Fast-paced environment and multiple tasks to be handled under time constraint. Possession of valid Health Card. Effective communication in English.

Continuous Recruitment: Will be closed when a sufficient number of resumes have been received

On-Call Bartender

Recruiting for on-call bartenders to be placed on our on-call extra board list to receive alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverage orders from guests and/or service employees. Correctly prepares all standardized drinks using proper portions and ingredients, prepares mixed drinks by combining extracts and syrups according to formulas, pre-mixes liquors when appropriate, slices fruit for garnishing drinks. Takes inventory and maintains records of types of alcoholic drinks served. Orders product to maintain bar inventory. Balances cash and cash equivalents with register sales at end of shift.

A minimum of one year of experience as a bartender is required. Must possess a thorough knowledge of all beverage functions. Work varied shifts; job is based on business needs.