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Head Bartender for Snap Taco

Santa Cruz, CA
Posted Mar 15, 2021

Snap Taco is a festive taco spot in Downtown Santa Cruz bringing quick and tasty eats and drinks to the people. We're inspired by flavors found on planet earth, turning fresh, local and sustainable ingredients into new school tacos. Oh Snap! Great for a quick bite, a gathering with friends or the whole family.

Our mantra: Eat Tacos, Be Happy.

We operate a full bar program with clever cocktails and other inventive beverages for all ages. We aim to be fast, but we are not fast food. We're focused on making the experience fun and welcoming for everyone.

The Head Bartender supports the overall goal of a fantastic guest experience at Snap Taco through leadership of the bar operations and bar program. The Head Bartender directs the organization, inventory, implementation and execution of beverage related goods and operates the Snap Taco beverage program through approved systems and concepts. The Head Bartender sets the example for other bar staff, maintaining a calm and approachable demeanor and posture at all times. They have an all-encompassing understanding of the Snap Taco offerings including recipes, ingredients, place of origin, preparation methods, flavor profiles and status regarding common food allergies. All bartenders, including the Head Bartender, make appropriate beverage recommendations and articulate beverage details in a clear, informative, appealing manner.

Head Bartender candidates should be experienced and familiar with craft cocktails, and should share our passion for the producers, farmers and sustainable efforts that are at the core of our food and beverage program. Candidates must be excited to learn and to share with our staff and our guests.

Head Bartender Qualifications:

-Experience in a high volume establishment
-Bartending experience
-Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, multi-task, and succeed in a fast paced environment
-Desire to work as part of a team
-Ability to communicate effectively about locally sourced foods, beer, wine and spirits
-Ability to execute the highest quality service
-Flexible, and able to work nights, weekends and holidays


-Competitive Compensation
-Constant Opportunities for Advancement
-Company Outings and Gatherings
-Discounts at Select Local Businesses
-Sick Pay
-Shift Meals

Snap Taco complies with all Orders Of The Health Officer Of The City Of Santa Cruz, as well as the Santa Cruz County Public Health COVID-19 Site-Specific Protection Plan.

At Snap Taco, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Snap Taco believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.