Picture this: You just started your career at Red Lobster working in the Front of House as a bartender. Maybe you have experience from a previous restaurant job or, maybe this is your very first go at bartending. Don’t sweat it! Red Lobster provides you with all the tools and training you need to be successful in your role.

The secret to success begins with curiosity. We empower and encourage our team members to ask their leaders questions, learn new skills and roles, and work as a team to deliver hospitality to our guests. By shadowing experienced colleagues and getting hands-on instruction, our team members are well-prepared to jump behind the bar.

Bartender Lauren Reed, in Olathe, KS loves being a part of the Red Lobster team. Our dedicated training processes allowed her to quickly gain skills behind the bar when she first started. Apart from the great training she receives, there’s a lot Lauren loves about bartending. Her favorite part is delivering excellence to her guests on a daily basis. “I love being able to take pride in my bar,” she said. “From creating picture-perfect beverages to keeping my work area picture-perfect too.”

Lauren offered this great tip for anyone interested in joining the Front of House team as a bartender. “Being a bartender at Red Lobster is more than just making drinks. It’s about being a part of someone’s celebration or being able to make their visit great. It’s about wanting them to come back to a friendly, welcoming environment.”

Through on-going training and development, our bartenders feel confident to delight their guests and develop connections that keep guest coming back again and again!

If you’re ready to dive into a new career behind the bar at Red Lobster, apply to join our Front of House team today!