Bartender – The Restaurant at The CIA at Copia

at The Culinary Institute of America (view profile)
Location Napa
Date Posted September 13, 2019
Job Type Part-time



The Bartender is accountable for providing quality service to all customers while ensuring all practices, equipment and inventory are properly maintained.


  • Functions as bartender and cashier in restaurant.
  • Assists guests by anticipating their needs while they are in the restaurant and introducing them to all of the food and beverage programs that the restaurant has to offer.
  • Completes opening and closing side work as assigned with the goal of contributing to an organized, well-prepared work environment.
  • Maintains a strong food and beverage knowledge base in an effort to provide the best possible guest service experience.
  • Uses standardized CIA recipes for all items served from the bar.
  • Conducts physical inventory of storage areas.
  • Orders bar supplies as needed, rotates stock.
  • Reports vintage changes to Assistant Restaurant Manager to aid in maintenance of wine lists.
  • Reports equipment problems.
  • Maintains clean and orderly work area at all times.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned.




  • High school diploma or equivalent.


  • One to two (1-2) years of experience tending bar.

Licenses / Certifications:

  • TIPS responsible alcohol service certification or equivalent or ability to acquire within 30 days of hire.



  • MICROS POS System experience.
  • Wine and Spirits knowledge.



  • Demonstrated knowledge of wine, cocktails and bartending experience.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to be adaptable, dependable and handle multiple priorities simultaneously .
  • Demonstrated ability to show a high level of service responsiveness to customers.
  • Must display a high level of energy and self-motivation.
  • Highly organized, attentive to detail, accurate and efficient.
  • Able to work well within a team.
  • Punctual and dependable.
  • Ability to research and create seasonal cocktail menus.
  • Demonstrated qualities of hospitality.



  • Ability to frequently lift and carry 30 lbs.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand and work for extended periods of time during customary service hours.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and shifts.
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