Job Description


Job Title: Chophouse Mixologist

Salary/Shift: $14.00 + TIPS

Status: Full Time

Luxury matched only by the sublime beauty of the Colorado Rockies awaits you in our all new ULTIMATE resort. Experience everything that surrounds our beautiful location in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, including world-class skiing, fishing and horseback riding.

Epicurean adventures await at the all new restaurants inside Monarch Casino Resort Spa. The chef-driven menu at Monarch Chophouse features the finest steaks, seafood, and craft cocktails in four-star luxury. Indulge any time of the day at Twenty-Four 7 serving American and Asian fare. Light up your senses with exquisite flavors and cuisine from all corners of the globe at The Buffet. All new Bistro restaurant. Unwind from a long day in one of our multiple bars and lounges, with live music at our Cabaret bar every Monday and Tuesday.

There are many great advantages to work in our restaurants:

  • Free Hot Meal per shift
  • Non-smoking environment
  • Subsidized transportation
  • Working in and around the various restaurants and the casino floor
  • Work with Elevated ingredients
  • Advancement opportunities


The Property Mixologist develops training, testing and accountability for Bartenders to learn and adhere to cocktail recipes and procedures for the bars they work. Direct oversight bartender trainers. Ownership and implementation of resort bar experience.

  • Greet and communicate with all guests in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Insure prompt expedient and courteous service to all guests and visitors to the outlet at all times.
  • Smile and show genuine interest in the guests’ needs or questions and always attempt to accommodate any reasonable request.
  • Receive and understand beverage and food orders and repeat them back to the guest and/or servers for accuracy.
  • Maintain an updated knowledge of the brands of beer, wine and liquors being offered for consumption.
  • Maintain an updated knowledge of food menu and ingredients.
  • Know the ingredients to the most commonly asked for cocktails and specialty drinks, the garnishes they require, the proper glassware for them and the current prices.
  • Properly mix the drinks, set for presentation and serve the desired alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as requested by the guest and/or the cocktail servers.
  • Adhere to, enforce and practice all alcoholic beverage laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Circulates through the assigned bar area on a continuous basis to provide superior guest service.
  • Contact the Beverage Manager/Supervisor on duty for any guest related issues, if unable to assist in finding an agreeable solution to the defined issue.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment, free of dirty glassware, ashtrays, beer bottles, and dispose of other trash.
  • Abide by the established standards for health, safety and continual side work duties.
  • Ability to and willingness to work as a Team
  • Operate the established POS systems by following correct ordering procedures, identifying the correct drinks provided and that the approved comping procedures are followed, when applicable.
  • Obtain, maintain and track the established cash bank for the outlet assigned.
  • Comprehend and follow all established cash handling and drawer count-down procedures.
  • Excellent communication skill with guests, Team Members, and manager/supervisor.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Must be able to walk or stand for 90% of shift.
  • Must be able to work with a high noise level environment.
  • Must maintain accurate and proper comp and cash handling procedures in accordance with department policies.
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver at least fifty (50) pounds.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi task

This position is expected to have at least 5 years relative experience as a bartender and food server in high volume/ elevated quality of spirits, beer, wine and overall F&B is preferred to successfully perform this job. Must possess an advanced level of knowledge of mixology. Must have experience with original cocktail menu creation


  • Must have Mixologist Certification
  • Must obtain an Alcohol Card.
  • Maintain an updated knowledge of the brands of beer, wine and liquors being offered for consumption.
  • Know the ingredients to cocktails and specialty drinks, the garnishes they require, the proper glassware for them.
  • Continuously watch for signs of intoxication for the protection and enjoyment of all guests.
  • Follow Company and Departmental Policies and Procedures.
  • Meet the expectations outlined and explained to them by their assigned leaders.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.

Not only does Monarch offer a luxury experience for guests we offer luxury benefits to our Team Members as well!

Full Time Team Members (30+ hours) will enjoy the following benefits and perks:

  • PTO
  • 6 Observed Holidays and Holiday Pay
  • Health Benefit Insurance Package after 90 days includes: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, 401k with company match

Part Time and Full Time Team Members (TMs) will enjoy the following benefits and perks:

  • 1 Free Hot Meal per shift and Unlimited Coffee, Tea, Soft Drinks
  • Up to 48 hours of Sick Pay for Team Members Under 30 hrs per Week
  • 80% Subsidized Bus Transportation Options
  • Free Covered Parking
  • Education/Tuition/Certification Reimbursement (up to $6,000 per calendar year)
  • Wardrobe/Uniforms and Dry Cleaning Provided Free of Charge for most positions
  • Career Development and Advancement Programs
  • Team Member Anniversary Recognition (earn resort credit, vacation trips and more!)
  • Team Member Hotel, Retail and Spa Discounts

Don’t want to drive to Black Hawk? You don’t have to! Check out these casino bus routes at As a Team Member of Monarch, we subsidize your bus transportation up to 80%!

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Monarch Casino Resort Spa does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is Monarch’s intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Application Instructions

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