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The Auditorium Theatre, an Illinois not-for-profit organization, is committed to presenting the finest in international, cultural, community, and educational programming to Chicago and to the continued restoration and preservation of the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre.

The Auditorium Theatre thrives on the shared humanity that the performing arts provides. We are at our best when our leadership, partnerships, and the work we present on our stage reflects the world around us and the audiences that walk through our doors. Core to this belief is a commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are dedicated to leveraging the transformative power of the arts to fully become the Theatre for the People.

Position Summary:

The Bartender position is responsible for delivering the highest caliber of customer service while serving food and beverages to guests during events within the Theatre.



Major Areas of Responsibility/Essential Function:


· Welcome guests to the Theatre in an positive, professional, and friendly manner

· Set up and break down of assigned bar location 

· Make, serve, and sell beverages in a quick and courteous manner  

· Thanks guests after each transaction

· Takes inventory of product at bar location at the beginning and end of each event

· Accurately rings in all items sold and takes payment from customers

· Adheres to the theatre’s Food & Beverage policies as outlined in our handbook

· Checks customer's identification when selling alcoholic beverages

· Stocks bar with product needed at the start of each event

· Completes assigned opening and closing sidework


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities required: 

· Knowledge and experience bartending within a large Theatre or high volume environment

· Must be receptive to working in inclement weather and extreme temperatures

· Available to work a flexible schedule, including evening, weekend and Holiday hours

· Must work successfully in a fast paced and loud environment

· Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs

· Required to stand for long periods of time; ability to bend, lift, and walk up and down stairs

· Excellent verbal and communication skills

· Shows strong spirit of optimism and collaboration

· Basset Certified

Salary Description
$15.40hr Plus tips