Bar manager

  • The Connaught
  • Food & beverage
  • The Red Room
  • Full time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a passionate and skilled Bar manager to join the opening team in The Red Room, the Connaught’s newest venture, set to open in December 2019.

Found at the heart of Mayfair village, The Connaught blends tradition with contemporary flair. With its bespoke service, 3,000-piece art collection, two Michelin-starred restaurant Hélène Darroze at The Connaught and London’s only Aman Spa, it has always been the choice for connoisseurs of the art of living well. Jean-Georges at The Connaught offers all-hours informal gourmet dining; and the exquisite Connaught Bar has won prestigious awards for its masterful mixology.

Located in the heart of the hotel, the theme of the bar is surrounded by art, fine wines and spirits. The wine list will highlight the extensive selection the hotel proudly holds within the cellar, inclusive of 20 premium wines by the glass served with Coravin. Selected spirits are handpicked and bespoke, available only in The Red Room and a selection of wine based cocktails will change according the seasons. The unique art and contemporary feeling, combined with past traditions will set the philosophy for the bar, providing comfort and unrivalled service for our guests.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Bar manager you will lead a team of 14 in the delivery of an exceptional guest experience. Being an excellent and confident communicator, you will take a hands-on approach to your role and your team. You will have a natural ability to manage and lead a successful team, and a wealth of wine and beverage knowledge, both classical and contemporary. You will be an accomplished and talented manager with proven experience in people management and development of a team within a high profile environment.

Entry requirements

You will be passionate about people and in joining a team committed to delivering an outstanding bar experience. With this in mind, ideally you will have previous experience within a similar role, and a working knowledge of quality wines, products and beverages would be beneficial. However your commitment to your team and guest service delivery will set you apart.

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead an outstanding Bar team, offering fantastic opportunities for career development and progression.

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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