Eastern Standard Kitchen and Drinks – Bar Apprentice

Garrett Harker and ES Hospitality have begun opening several exciting hospitality venues just steps from Kenmore Square and Fenway Park. Among these, is the return of Eastern Standard Kitchen and Drinks and the craft cocktail bar, Equal Measure. Best known for Eastern Standard, Island Creek Oyster Bar and The Hawthorne, Garrett is once again bringing enlightened hospitality and high energy operations to the Fenway neighborhood. Garrett is joined by Beverage Director Jackson Cannon in the construction and operation of these concepts.

About The Position:

At Eastern Standard, we want to create hospitality and generosity for ourselves so we can share it with our guests and ultimately, the larger community. As a Bar Apprentice you’ll be on the front line representing both the Eastern Standard and the broader ES Hospitality brand. You’ll be responsible for assisting the bartenders in selling and serving food and beverages to guests in a kind and professional manner. The program will emphasize steps of service and support of the guest experience as well as cocktail mentorship with the ultimate goal of preparing you to move into a Bartender role.


  • Assist in the guest experience from start to finish, taking guest orders, serving food and drink and enthusiastically representing Eastern Standard as well as ES Hospitality
  • While going through the program, commit to developing and maintaining a comprehensive knowledge of the ES food and beverage program including all food menus, cocktails, wines, beers and spirits
  • Commit to learning and executing proper steps of service
  • Support the beverage program in full, including prep work such as batching, cutting garnish, restocking and anything needed for the bar program
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and efficient bar space
  • Assist with opening and closing bar duties taking part in daily pre-shift and post-shift side-work

Ideal candidates will:

  • Be eager to learn and ready to commit to continuous development of food, wine, beer, spirits, and service knowledge
  • Be prepared to assist the bar team in all aspects of service
  • Possess a strong work ethic
  • Display a genuine warm and positive attitude even in stressful situations
  • Have both day and evening availability

Compensation and Benefits:

We offer health/dental/vision insurance, dining discounts, and continuous development and learning opportunities.

Eastern Standard Hospitality considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Eastern Standard Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please use the application link provided below.

Employment Type(s): Full-time, Part-time

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