The Boardroom -Refreshing Recruitment Date Job Posted: 22-Oct-2018

Location: Cape Town

THE BOARDROOM-REFRESHING RECRUITMENT seeks a BAR MANAGER for our client, a spectacular hotel. Seeking a candidate with personality & exceptional interpersonal skills. If you meet the criteria for this exciting career opportunity, then I would like to hear from you!


  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in food and beverage service, either in a 4/5* Hotel, Bar or Exclusive cocktail bar. 
  • At least 2-3 years spent in a bar managerial role.
  • Diploma in Food & Beverage or Hotel Management would be advantageous.
  • Well-groomed and highly presentable
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Office and Micros POS systems
  • Work flexible hours, public holidays, holidays and weekends
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Experience in service recovery, customer focus and satisfaction
  • Have a detailed, working knowledge of trends, industry standards and operation procedures
  • Detailed knowledge of cocktails, spirits, wines

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate and drive the bar team, consisting of barmen & service staff 
  • Keeping the guests centre stage with product consistency, guest service and interaction a continuous focus
  • Rostering for the department in accordance with the hotel occupancy, special events and operational requirements
  • Present during key service times and events, ensuring guest satisfaction by interacting with the guests, following up on requests, dealing with complaints and managing the team on a continuous basis.
  • Bar service integrity systems are in place and adhered to
  • Ensure that the relevant corrective action is taken.
  • Monitoring and maintaining the bar operating equipment, glassware and service equipment
  • Daily mis en place in complete and correct, including all essential bar operation equipment
  • Ensure that the correct inventory control procedures are followed daily
  • Evaluation, tracking and explanation of any variances regarding stock management
  • Noting, reporting and following up on maintenance and cleanliness issues for the entire bar area
  • Ensure that the hotel cash-up and float management procedures are adhered to.
  • Special events within the bar area
  • Set up and cleanliness of the entire bar with deck area at all times
  • Participated in strategy discussions for promotional ideas to be implemented to actively drive sales and create an upselling culture
  • Identify training needs, ensure staff receives training, to provide consistent, knowledgeable, and reliable service
  • Personally responsible for daily on-the-job training and skills development for consistent service and products.
  • Works closely with the Food & Beverage Manager 

Applications should include your updated C.V in word format

Copies of relevant qualifications

A friendly profile photo in professional attire (shoulders and up)

Written & contactable references

Please note that due to high application volumes, we regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We wish you the very best!

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