Head Bartender

Location: The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

Specific Hours: 40

Head Bartender

At the Athenaeum Hotel and Residences, the celebrated ‘friendly five star’ hotel in the heart of Mayfair, our fantastic staff receive as much respect and support as our discerning guests.
From afternoon tea (voted Best in London), to our discreet whisky bar and newly refurbished restaurant under the guidance of Chris and Jeff Galvin we cater to every taste – informally, in style.

As the Head Bartender you will be responsible for the day to day running of the Bar and cover the department in the absence of the Manager.  

Key Responsibilities for Head Bartender:

  • Responsible for ensuring the ordering of equipment and food & beverages is completed as required and ensure that stock is rotated, labelled and stored in compliance with procedures laid out in the H&S manual, so that food & beverage safety and quality is maintained.
  • To understand and monitor all costs within the department including staff costs, and increase revenue where possible, whilst handling all monies in line with company procedures
  • To train and staff to maintain standards and consistency of delivery as directed within the law.
  • To liaise with all relevant contacts both internal and external and using information available; plan the preparation of future shifts, to the required standard, ensuring guest satisfaction
  • To take appropriate action and co-operate with your team colleagues to maintain a safe and equitable working environment whilst being sensitive to, and aware of, business/staffing levels in order to maintain a disciplined but harmonious department.
  • To ensure any Guest requests and complaints are handled effectively and any outside your area of expertise are raised immediately to the appropriate level
  • To work within all company policies with specific reference to the Health and Safety at Work Act, the Food Hygiene Regulations and the Weights and Measures legislation.

Benefits on offer include:

  • Season Ticket Loans*
  • Dental Insurance*
  • Pension*
  • Company Sick Pay*
  • A meal on duty
  • Discount in Hotel Restaurants
  • Discounted hotel stays and much more.

*service related.

If you feel that the Bartender role is for you, please apply today! We look forward to hearing from you.

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