Job Title: Bar Manager

Location: Co Dublin

Salary: €38,000 – €43,000

Reference: MC1500

This well-established local favourite is a stylish dining destination featuring a menu of both classic and contemporary gastropub options. They now require a vivacious, efficient Bar Manager with excellent service standards to ensure a quality and courteous bar service is delivered to all customers while maintaining a profitable operation.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrate excellent customer care and attention to detail.
  • Deliver on financial targets, maximising profitability where possible (ie upselling).
  • Supervision of bar team with regard to all aspects of food service. 
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of beverage recipes, mixing procedures and bar inventory.
  • Maintain responsibility for the set up and cleanliness of main bar, function room bar (when in use), store room and cold rooms.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in a hygienic manner and that the work area has excellent hygiene standards.
  • Stock and order all supplies and glassware.
  • Ensure requisitions for dry goods are completed in a timely manner.
  • Display beverage selection in an attractive manner.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of standard policies and procedures (ie cash handling, human resources, stock etc).
  • Evaluate bar menu, with customer feedback and give suggestions for improvement to General Manager.
  • Full knowledge of alcohol and liquor policies and regulations, and comply fully with them.
  • Ensure all items served are billed for accurately.
  • Control of costs in line with budget.
  • Utilise leadership skills and motivation to maximise employee productivity and satisfaction. Promote strong sense of team spirit.
  • Engage in positive interaction with all collaborators (other department teams, managers, owner), encouraging good relationships through regular communication and meetings.
  • Attend and assist training sessions when required. Recognize and provide bar team with their training needs.
  • Track customer behaviour and sales and make recommendations for improving sales based on trends.

The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience as Bar Manager / General Manager of a quality bar/pub establishment and will demonstrate excellent leadership ability, high customer/food service standards and keen commercial acumen. Will be a strong advocate of building a positive working environment with a genuine dedication to the hospitality industry.

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