Ruffino's on the River

Job 116275 - Bartender
Lafayette, LA

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Job Details

Location: Lafayette, LA
Employment Type: Part-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

As a Bartender, you ensure consistent drink quality by preparing the highest quality beverages in a short period of time and in accordance with recipes and guidelines established by the Food and Beverage department. You will also take orders and serve food, maintain a clean, sanitary, and safe work area in a fast paced environment, while providing superior guest service. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Greet guests in a timely and professional manner
  • Verify guests that purchase alcohol are at least 21 years of age
  • Possess full knowledge of bar and menu items and be able to make recommendations
  • Accurately take food and beverage orders from guests in a timely manner at the bar and lounge area
  • Prepare and serve drinks consistent with the Standard drink recipes
  • Learn the names and personalities of our regulars
  • Record drink orders accurately and immediately after receipt into the POS system
  • Wash and sanitize glassware
  • Prepare garnishes for drinks and replenish snacks for bar patrons
  • Clear and reset tables in bar area
  • Present menus, make recommendations and answer questions regarding beverages
  • Maintain cleanliness in all ares of the bar including counters, sinks, utensils, floors, shelves and storage ares
  • Receive and serve food orders to all guests seated at the bar
  • Report all equipment problems and bar maintenance issues to Manager
  • Assist the restocking and replenishment of bar inventory and supplies


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Obtain any necessary alcohol service licensing requirements
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience operating a full service bar
  • Strong knowledge of alcohol mixology, drink menus and classic cocktail preparation
  • Ability to stand on feet for an extended period of time
  • Ability to work flexible shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Excellent customer service skills with strong ability to interact with guests
  • Verbal communication skills, and accurate math and cash handling skills
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds

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