Assistant bar manager

  • Claridge's
  • Food & beverage
  • Claridge's Bar
  • Full time

We are seeking a motivated assistant bar manager to join the Claridge's Bar team. Champagnes and cocktails are served in style, there is nowhere quite like Claridge’s Bar. We have sourced an extensive collection of drinks – from rare champagnes to sought-after spirits.

At the centre of London’s Mayfair, Claridge’s is a unique combination of splendour and charm, renowned for its impeccable, intuitive service. The hotel’s original art deco interiors have been interwoven with modern flourishes, such as contemporary suites and a Michelin-starred restaurant, Fera at Claridge’s. It also has a famous all-day dining restaurant, the Foyer & Reading Room, and two bars: Claridge’s Bar and the intimate Fumoir.

 

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Maintain seamless running and service within Claridge's Bar at all times
  • Lead and support the team of bartenders and floor team throughout service
  • Motivate and develop team, ensuring their needs are met
  • Handle complaints in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure that licensing laws, health and safety legislation is adhered to
  • Ensure the departments profitability and maintain financial control

Entry requirements

  • Experience as a bartender or above, preferentially in a fast paced bar environment
  • Passion for beverages, quality products and ingredients
  • Ability to demonstrate good product knowledge, specifically for cocktails, spirits, wines or champagnes
  • Be a team leader with good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a high pressured environment
  • Excellent attention to detail

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & conditions apply to all benefits

Eligibility

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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