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724 9th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20001 (Penn Quarter/Downtown)
FT or PT • Hourly+Tips • Competitive
Expires on December 1, 2020

Job Details

Be part of the adventure! Cranes is seeking talented, highly motivated individuals who want to be part of the region’s most anticipated restaurant opening in the heart of Penn Quarter in January of 2020. Team up with owner/chef Pepe Moncayo in this unique opportunity as he introduces Washington D.C. to Spanish Kaiseki cuisine.

Located just a short walk from the Metro (Gallery Pl/Chinatown) and Capital One Arena, our 12,000 square foot restaurant will be our first venture in the U.S. certainly not our last.

We are looking to create a team that wants to invest in us as much as we want to invest in you. We are creating limitless opportunities for career growth as well as advancement from within.

Chef Moncayo is a world-renowned chef, creating in Michelin Star restaurants throughout the world. The intersection of Spanish and Japanese cuisine that Chef Moncayo has created, while rare and unique, is a natural cultural and culinary marriage. As well, he is considered one of the world’s go-to experts on sake. To work with Chef Moncayo is once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Apply to be part of our team if you are hard-working, friendly, with a desire to excel, value a great working environment as well as a shared commitment to hospitality and guest service.

We seek outstanding people who share our mission to provide a unique and extraordinary dining experience to each guest.

Currently, Cranes is looking for a Bartender to be part of an amazing adventure! The requirements and responsibilities are:


- 2 years of bartending experience is required; those with volume experience are preferred

-Must be able to prepare classic and popular cocktails without referenced materials

-Excellent knowledge of spirits, beers, and wines. Sake knowledge is a +

-Must possess certification as a bartender, TIPS, and ServSafe preferred

-Prior experience in a luxury or upscale hotel/restaurant preferred

-Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include both AM/PM shifts, late night shifts, weekends, and holidays

-Demonstrated multitasker with a positive attitude

-Fluent in English is required (written and verbal)

-Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and stand for an 8 hour shift

Job Responsibilities:

-Support the company's philosophy and company culture through the philosophy of Omotenashi

-Provide superior service to every guest, ensuring delight with unique food and beverage offerings

-Complement the guest's food selections with advice on proper beverage pairings

-Cater a unique experience for each guests with use of varied knowledge of cocktails, beers, wines, sake and pairings

-Maintain Bar stock levels and cleanliness

-Create an impressive Cocktails and beverages

-Maintain a high level of professionalism when interacting with guests

-Be knowledgeable of market trends, new beverages, and beverage costs

-Control and maintain inventory

-Prep ingredients for cocktails

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation Details:

401k, vision, dental, medical, professional development reimbursement