30+ days ago
The Hart and The Hunter is currently seeking a Lead Bartender for the Palihotel Seattle location.


A hardworking and self-motivated individual who enjoys a fast paced work environment
An individual who can rise to the daily challenges of providing exceptional customer service

As Lead Bartender, you will assist in the supervision of associates in the Food & Beverage Department while carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Paligroup’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include assisting with interviewing, hiring, and training associates; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Requires a flexible schedule for day and night
Assist the Food & Beverage Managers in directing, training and mentoring all bar staff
Assist in maintaining proper shift coverage including covering meal breaks and call offs
Perform job duties of host/hostess, server, barista, and barback as needed
Assign duties and shifts to associates and observe performance to ensure adherence to hotel policies and established operating procedures
Ensure all sidework is completed daily in accordance with checklists; perform as needed
Greet customers, answer questions, and make suggestions regarding food and drinks
Add creative input on the creation and curation of beverage menus
Observe guests to respond to any additional requests
Properly record all sales transactions and secure accurate payment
Familiarize and be knowledgeable of current food and beverage offerings
Provide information pertaining to hours and available services to guests
Clear, clean and reset bar for guests as needed
Answer phones in accordance with proper telephone standards as needed
Open and close shifts making cash drops as necessary
Ensure proper cash control procedures are followed
Ensure all brand standards are followed
Ensure food sanitation and proper food handling standards are being followed
Assist in ensuring effective departmental communication through logs, daily stand up meetings and monthly department meetings
Assist with a variety of administrative tasks including maintaining an accurate inventory of supplies, processing guest billing issues, and handling any accounting and purchasing functions
Provide information pertaining to hours and available services of the hotel, i.e. restaurant, room service
Ensure the cleanliness of the restaurant and surrounding areas

Skills/Knowledge Required:
Provide legible communication and directions
Compute basic arithmetic
Current Servsafe Food Handler Certificate Required
Flexible schedule – must be available to work a variety of shifts

Ability to:
Perform job duties with attention to detail, speed and accuracy
Prioritize, organize, and follow up
Be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment
Follow directions thoroughly
Understand guest’s service needs
Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team
Work with minimal supervision
Maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data

Qualification Standards:
Education: High school certificate or equivalent
Experience: Needs to have a minimum of one-year experience in a similar position
Grooming: All colleagues must maintain a neat, and well-groomed appearance (specific standards will be provided)

A trusty neighborhood hotel celebrating Seattle’s waterfront..

Address: 107 Pine Street, Seattle, WA, 98101

Location, Location, Location. Palihotel Seattle will be an intimate, fun, comfortable and contemporary boutique hotel located in a historic, century-old building directly across the street from Seattle’s famed Pike Place Market and the Elliot Bay waterfront.

Offering 96 rooms, The Hart and The Hunter restaurant, bar, coffee bar and lobby, we have carefully designed our spaces to enhance the hotel’s vibrant neighborhood and be communal and inclusive for travelers and locals alike.

Palisociety is a collection of unique hotels and residences that are synonymous with authenticity, style, innovation and good old-fashioned hospitality. We take to heart that few things in life are as transformative as the people and places you encounter when you travel. Because when all is said and done, it’s about the experience.

Paligroup is a fully integrated branded real estate development and hospitality operating company that acquires, programs, develops, owns, and operates unique hotels and residences. Our proprietary brands, development and operational expertise also includes specialized retail spaces, highly curated restaurants, bars and event venues. Avi Brosh founded Paligroup in 1998 and serves as its Chief Executive and President.

The company's track record, current portfolio and forthcoming properties are designed to provide customers with a unique and aspirational experience. Each Paligroup branded property has a distinct personality specifically tailored to best serve its local market and neighborhood, all featuring a contemporary, sophisticated design and personalized service.

Paligroup's Brands are synonymous with neighborhood authenticity, style, innovation and success. We are convinced that this combination of custom-tailored place-making and unique social experiences increases performance, market share and overall pricing power.

Paligroup currently operates three hotels in Los Angeles including Palihouse West Hollywood, Palihotel Melrose, Palihouse Santa Monica. In addition, four new properties are scheduled to open in 2018 and early 2019. The new properties include Palihotel Westwood Village, Palihotel Culver City, Palihouse Miami Beach and Palihotel San Francisco.

Paligroup Management is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Paligroup does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.