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Bar Manager

Chester, Cheshire
Job Type
31 Dec 2021

The Florist Chester are recruiting a Bar Duty Manager!

As a Bar Duty Manager at NWTC, this is your first step on our management ladder. You’re already an expert in all things “Bar” and now ready to lead your incredible team on your journey, winning hearts and minds along the way.

You will balance your time between looking after the Bar department and ensuring outstanding guest experience within the rest of the unit is at the forefront of everyone's minds. You will champion bar knowledge in all team members and proactively develop the Future Managers within your team. You will ensure service is speedy and efficient in all departments to maximise covers at all times and maintain an industry-leading guest journey.

Your communication skills are excellent and you will use this to your advantage running shifts with multiple departments and also when engaging with our guests (you really love our guests!)

Your team are the most important thing to you and you will constantly work on developing superstars into the next Managers within the company. Having an all-round knowledge of every department is vital for your next career step too so an open mind is essential when learning from the other department managers

You are completely responsible for everything within the Bar department so Rota's, stock control, consumables ordering, sales driving, team training, appraisals will fall to you. Don't forget to develop incredible Bar Coaches and Head Bartenders who can support you and step into your shoes when you're ready for your next role.

If the AGM position is what you're aiming at, then make sure you get some experience within the Restaurant department to ensure you're a complete all-rounder before moving up.


Ensure every guest interaction is ultra positive and with the intention of getting them to have a return visit
Undertake all Head Bartender / Bar Coach responsibilities where relevant/needed
Monitor and drive Spend Per Head in your department
Effectively organise and run shifts as a Duty Manager
Ensure that Liquor stocks are always recorded accurately, honestly and within target with action plans in place where not. Inaccurate stock reporting is unacceptable.
Consistently review efficiencies in stock control and payroll.
Take responsibility for all stock control including, wastage, ordering, invoicing, stock levels and maintenance.
Ensure two-week rota is available for bar team at all times, working a month in advance for forecast rota. You should always be looking for more efficient ways of delivering results.
Regularly hold reviews with each bar team member to encourage the development of Future Managers and experts
Liaise with General Manager for any guidance and to communicate any training.
Ensure health checks are conducted once a month with an action plan produced and delegated amongst the team to ensure completion.
Actively monitor the progression and development of the bar team. Proactively manage any performance or conduct issues.
Actively track guest experience feedback and run incentives to drive and improve this
Here's what we can offer:

Multi award-winning company. Including Sunday Times Top 100 Companies, 4 years running.
Multi brand operator.
50% discount on food for you and all your guests at any of our restaurants.
Company pension scheme.
An employee assistance program providing support on financial, health and legal issues.
Discretionary benefits.
At The New World Trading Company, we continue to break the mould of the modern pub. This means that not only do we encourage individuality, we value it! And believe our business thrives on it – from the spaces we create for guests, to the careers we build for our people – you are your only limit!

If our brand matches yours, apply below!

Contact: The Florist Chester
Reference: Caterer/3851
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  • Job Reference: 460745894-2
  • Date Posted: 31 December 2021
  • Recruiter: New World Trading Company
  • Location: Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent