Taproom Bartender – RiNo

Job Description:
Looking for a career in the Craft Beverage Industry? Stem Ciders is expanding its team and is seeking a highly motivated, hardworking and experienced individual to fill the position of Taproom Bartender.  The position is part-time, three -four nights per week. At a minimum, candidates must possess the skills below and be able to thrive in a rapidly growing, fast-paced environment.  


About Stem Ciders:
Stem Ciders is an urban cidery located in the heart of Denver’s RiNo District. Founded in 2013 by Eric Foster and Phil Kao, two passionate entrepreneurs with a deep appreciation for craft, and a strong commitment to reviving the cider tradition, Stem produces cider founded on three main principles: quality, style, and tradition.

We opened our RiNo cider house doors in January of 2014 with three ciders on tap and a mission to share with you the cider traditions we grew up with, and that we know and love. From the first batch of cider produced in 2011 – now known as Real Dry Apple Cider, to our seasonal ciders and monthly Firkin experiments, we’re committed to producing the highest quality cider that brings those traditions to the forefront.


Stem Ciders


Denver, CO


  • Support Stem Ciders’ Core Values and Mission
  • Educate customers about cider
  • Help customers navigate a variety of ciders
  • Work closely with other bartenders to drive sales and repeat customers
  • Proper cash and credit card handling using POS system
  • Provide timely, accurate and friendly service to all guests
  • Opening and closing shift requirements include but are not limited to setting up/taking down bar area, clean taproom including bathrooms, floors, tables, chairs, and setting up/taking down patio area, etc.
  • Must abide by all Federal, State and Local liquor laws


  • True grit and the ability to adapt on the go
  • Positive attitude while working in a team environment
  • Strong desire to learn and grow with the company
  • A minimum of 2 years bartending experience required
  • Strong passion for hospitality and customer service
  • Ability to lift 55 pounds to shoulder, and 160 pounds to hip level
  • Flexible work time ability including nights, weekends and holidays


  • Must have or be able to obtain, prior to employment, TIPS Alcohol Certification
  • Preference given to candidates with Cider Certification, Cicerone or Sommelier

This position is full time, in-house at our Stem Ciders HQ, in Lafayette, CO, with an hourly rate of $12.00/hour.  

If interested and qualified, please send resume and cover letter to and reference Taproom Bartender – RiNo in the subject line.