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Bar Manager - Stylish High End Restaurant and Bar

Bar Manager - Stylish High End Restaurant and Bar

Posted 29 July by Hesketh James Recruitment Ltd
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Bar Manager - Stylish High End Restaurant and Bar
Location: Nantwich area
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Tips

** Due to the nature of the role, you MUST have strong hands-on bar management experience, mixology experience and (as this is a Wednesday to Sunday operation) be happy to work weekends with late finishes up until 2am. With this exciting opportunity, you will have autonomy to design your own cocktail menus and be fully responsible for the bar operation taking pride as if it was your own business! **

Our client, a stylish high-end restaurant and bar situated in the Nantwich area is looking for a highly experienced Bar Manager to lead their busy cocktail bar operation. We are looking for a hands-on Bar Manager with solid proven bar management experience, who is full of personality, has strong knowledge and a real passion for cocktails. With your extensive knowledge of cocktails and show stopping favorites, you will have a huge degree of autonomy with the opportunity to design, update and rotate the cocktail menu based on popularity. Therefore you must have strong menu design and mentoring experience as you will also need to train and mentor the team ensuring each cocktail is perfectly executed with no room for error.

As well as having a strong leadership skills, you must have a good business/financial acumen with experience of dealing with suppliers and and as a strong motivator be able to always get the most out of your team. Recruitment experience would be highly beneficial as you will aim to grow, mentor and develop your own bar team leading the team to greater success.

A keen eye for detail as well as a personable and friendly approach is a also must in order to create an unforgettable guest experience whilst spotting opportunities to up-sell the bar's offerings.

Required experience for this role:

* 2 years' minimum solid cocktail bar management experience.
* Strong training and development skills leading a bar team of varying skill levels to success.
* Cocktail menu design experience with the
* Strong stock taking and financial experience would be ideal with experience of sourcing key suppliers for the bar operation.
* A confident ability to up-sell on bar offerings when serving guests.
* As the face of the business you must have a warm and friendly personality, be fun, passionate, charismatic, enthusiastic, people-focused and adaptable to all personalities.
* A great communicator - excellent at developing relationships with the team and guests.

The ideal candidate for this role will:

* Be self-motivated, highly organised, a great mentor and a fantastic leader - and preferably with previous experience within a similar role.
* Be a strong communicator with the ability to work well with a large team forming a strong team bond.
* Have a passion for creating amazing drinks and an unforgettable experience
* Be enthusiastic, have a desire to exceed guest expectations and want to impress and progress.
* Understand the financial and commercial aspects of the business.
* Have an understanding of the local market in which the business will operate within
* Be a great communicator - excellent at developing relationships with the kitchen team, front of house team, senior management and others involved

Should you be successful, you will benefit from:

* Basic salary of up to £28,000 per annum
* Fantastic working environment
* Excellent development opportunities
* A great deal of autonomy in terms of developing your own menu and team for the operation.

This is a fantastic employer with an excellent reputation and offers great scope for future development.

To ensure your enquiry with regards to this position is dealt with quickly, please send in an up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae ideally in a Word Document format. If this role does not match your requirements, please visit our website for further vacancies.

Reference: 43518148

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