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Requisition ID 
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa - Black Hawk, CO
Food & Beverage
Position Type 
Starting Pay Rate 
USD $7.25/Hr.

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Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) is a dynamic and growing casino entertainment company with more than 15,000 team members working at 16 casinos and racetracks located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Ohio - and PNK has a management contract for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.

At PNK, we are guided by our team member promise - Be the Best You. Through this promise we strive to support our team members in living their best lives by offering them challenging and rewarding work, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to build lasting relationships.

Property Details

Photo - Black Hawk

Stepping into Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk is like entering a landmark mountain lodge in one of the West’s best-loved National Parks. Set in the Rocky Mountains, this modern casino hotel is 1.4 miles from Central City Opera, 8 miles from the tours at Argo Gold Mine and Mill, and 10 miles from I-70. With its soaring ceilings, timber beams and massive floor-to-ceiling stone fireplaces, this two-story casino has a rustic elegance. Ameristar Black Hawk also boasts a luxury full-service hotel with 536 well-appointed rooms including 64 luxurious suites, a roof-top pool and full-service ARA Day Spa.


Ameristar Black Hawk

111 Richman Street, PO Box 45

Black Hawk, CO 80422


This position creates/serves beverages to guests in a professional, efficient and courteous manner in a clean attractive environment.


  • Must be able to work varied shifts and varied days off, including weekends and holiday periods.
  • Mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons. .
  • Learn and follow all beverage recipes and adhere to the established pour policy.
  • Operate within full compliance of liquor laws and regulations.
  • Adhere to and enforce all control systems.
  • Learn prices of all drinks.
  • Collect payment and promptly settle all cash and charge transactions.
  • Requisition liquor and other supplies, when needed with supervisor's approval.
  • Keep bar area clean and organized at all times and prepared for on-coming shift.
  • Inform supervisor of guests who appear to be intoxicated.
  • Ask for identification of all suspected under-age patrons.
  • Responsible for knowing the types, glasses and brand names of the products we offer. Should be familiar with a substitute item to offer a guest in the event an item is ordered that we don’t carry.
  • Must have a thorough understanding and knowledge of all drink recipes and the preparation and garnishment of all drinks.
  • Responsible for understanding the operation of all soda, juice and liquor guns.
  • Responsible for the handling of Company funds through cash transactions on the Micros System.
  • Follow all cash handling procedures as listed in the Food & Beverage Manual.
  • Always conduct yourself in a manner that reflects a positive, professional image for Ameristar Casino Black Hawk.
  • Practice and observe safety rules and regulations and encourage others to do so.
  • Handle the chemicals for the glass washing machine in a safe manner.
  • Responsible and accountable for all cash variances +/- $10.00.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of your work station/bar.
  • Must serve cocktail servers; serve them only at their stations.
  • Keep bar completely stocked for next shift.
  • Responsible for informing beverage manager on duty of any problems.
  • Have and keep updated all current work cards: TIPS Training.



  • Fully understand how to operate the Micros System
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures regarding customer service standards.
  • Must have cash handling experience.
  • Must be able to handle a flexible schedule.
  • Must be able to stand/walk 100% of your shift.
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures regarding customer service standards.
  • Must have a friendly, outgoing personality.
  • Must be able to stand/walk 100% of your shift.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older to work on the casino floor.
  • One (1) year experience as a bartender in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to lift fifty (50) pounds.
  • Able to communicate sufficiently with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Colorado Support Gaming License.