Bar Manager

Hospitality
Permanent
£26,000 per annum
Knutsford
Cheshire
United Kingdom

We are looking to recruit an experienced and passionate Bar Manager who can lead a fantastic bar team to deliver exceptional service in this high-end quality hotel operation.

As Bar Manager you will report directly to the F&B Manager and be a key part of the management team.

You will work closely with the bar team to ensure all customers are offered impeccable service in a unique and stylish venue. Your role will involve assisting with day-to-day operations, ensuring the team are well trained and are meeting service standards.

We are looking for a creative and vibrant candidate, Cocktail experience is essential as well as being able to enhance the customer experience.

The role:

  • To manage the entire bars operation, managing the team and setting service standards
  • To be the face of the venue, ensuring guests enjoy their experience.
  • Recruit and train new and current team members to a high standard
  • Train the team in cocktails, wine and spirits knowledge.
  • Be responsible for the liquor stock take, ordering and minimising wastage.
  • Manage rotas and payroll for the bar team.
  • Ensure the bar and appropriate back of house areas are immaculately presented at all times.

The candidate:

  • Knowledge of spirits, wines and cocktails is essential.
  • A dynamic leader with a hands-on approach.
  • Able to organise a team and ensure all tasks are adhered to
  • Strong work ethic, approachable and very guest focused
  • Promotes teamwork and employee morale
  • Excellent communication skills who is able to motivate and guide team members
  • Engaging and motivational attitude and able to provide guidance
  • Flexible and previous experience in a similar role is essential

Salary: £26,000 

  • A competitive salary, negotiable dependent on experience
  • 28 days annual leave (rising to 33 days after 5 years)
  • Health cash plan
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Life assurance
  • Bespoke training programmes accessible to all
  • An engaging & supportive work environment

Hesketh James Recruitment are the managing agent for this role on behalf of the client.

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