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Union Square Hospitality Group Bartender in USHG Navy Yards DC (221 Tingey St SE, United States

Be the first in making a meaningful impact as a Bartender at Anchovy Social in DC!

Founded by CEO Danny Meyer with the opening of Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has created some of New York’s most beloved restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Gramercy Tavern, Maialino, The Modern, Marta and Porchlight to name a few!

Anchovy Social is a is a rooftop bar from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, inspired by the coastal spirit of our sister restaurant Maialino Mare downstairs. It's the go-to for year-round waterfront vibes, after-work spritzes, and the occasional seafood tower. Adjacent to the bar is a private events space offering the same rooftop views, outdoor space, and its own private bar. Anchovy Social is open late and on weekends.

We are a Values-Driven Company that is committed to creating great work experiences for our people with lots of growth opportunities for advancement.

Our top priority is the safety and well-being of our team members, our guests, and our community. To keep all of us safe, we have implemented health and safety protocols that go above and beyond our already strict standards.

As a Bartender, you are key in ensuring great beverages and service during our guests’ experience in Anchovy Social. We are looking for dedicated team members who are invested in welcoming our guests into an incredible and memorable experience.

As a valued member of our team, you will be eligible for tips and your compensation will include the following benefits:

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance within 1 month

  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work

  • Pre-tax commuter plan for parking or Metro

  • 401(k) to help you invest in your future

  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants

  • Access to growth opportunities and career advancement support

    Key Responsibilities

  • Successfully coordinate with other team members to provide an excellent service experience including with timing, menu guiding, and stocking

  • Ensure special service requests and opportunities are executed flawlessly

  • Maintain and demonstrate a mastery of our food and beverage menus

  • Maintain a mastery of all duties including prep, storing, cash handling, inventory, cleaning, and maintenance

  • Follow procedures for all recipes and techniques

  • Know and follow all safety standards

Anchovy Social is a fast-paced, exciting environment with many opportunities to learn and grow. Professionals in this role will need to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of food, beverage, ingredients and dish preparations on our menu. Successful candidates require great communication skills, a pleasant friendly attitude, and a strong passion for hospitality and growth.

What You Bring to the Table

  • Commitment to embodying our Family Values of:

  • Integrity - Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking

  • Excellence - Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done

  • Hospitality - Doing all that can be done for others- and more than is expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on their side

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit - Seeing opportunities others haven’t- and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first

    The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 2-3 years bartender experience in a similar environment

  • Previous experience with restaurant point-of-sale (POS) systems

  • A good understanding of classic cookery, wine, beer, and cocktails

  • Strong bartending technical skills

  • Current Food Handlers Certificate

  • Open availability and a career mentality

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