Hotel Du Vin

Assistant Bar Manager - Hotel du Vin, Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells, Kent
25 Oct 2016
22 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Our appeal is all down to our attitude. Simple yet sophisticated. Informal yet luxurious. Elegant yet unpretentious. It’s a commitment to doing the little things brilliantly. We’re justifiably proud of our collection of 16 townhouse and city-centre properties. Each Hotel du Vin has its own character, shaped by the architecture, history and sensitive conversion of the original building. At the heart of each, our bistros serve French classics with a British twist. And thanks to our close relationships with vineyards and winemakers, our cosy, low-lit bars offer many of the world’s finest and best-kept secret wines.

In return you get to work for great brands with like-minded people with an award winning benefit package including:

  • A range of fabulous flexible benefits to help you outside of work – including health & life insurance.
  • A contributory Pension Scheme
  • A Childcare scheme providing tax credits on any childcare you may be paying.
  • Service Charge (department specific) which will be performance driven
  • Free uniform
  • Annual People Awards
  • Amazing People Engagement and Activity Plan
  • Employee assistance scheme to help you navigate through life’s challenges
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Fantastic company discounts including staff rates & Food & Beverage discounts at all of our exciting locations
  • Major high street discounts –helpful when buying things to treat you or others!

Assistant Bar Manager

Job Description:

Stirred not Shaken… We’re passionate about great food and friendly service, assisting the Bar Manager you will take responsibility for ensuring that all beverages within the hotel are delivered with personality. You will be responsible for motivating the team, communicating with the restaurant, kitchen and other departments. You will be passionate about beverages and delivering amazing hospitality to our guests. You must be organised, an excellent communicator, a hands on manager who has excellent attention to detail. Experience of working in a similar quality bar is required and knowledge of wine and beverage is an advantage. Assistant Bar Managers must have passion for hospitality and deliver service with a smile.

Lovingly converted from a Grade II-listed mansion, Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells is one of this beautiful spa town's architectural landmarks. We've enhanced the authentic Georgian period detail, and, of course, added our own characteristic flourishes throughout. Stroll in the beautiful gardens, enjoy the clink of glasses on the terrace or dine al fresco with wonderful views across lush lawns to the ornamental gardens of Calverley Park. Take afternoon tea in the Dom Perignon Lounge. Flop into a leather sofa with your favourite tipple or explore our extensive wine list in the Burgundy Bar. Celebrate a family get-together or stylish wedding in one of our quirky private rooms. Relax with a digestif and fine cigar in the atmospheric Cigar Bothy. Tuck in to tasty, seasonal dishes in our trademark bistro. All before sinking into a hand sprung mattress with Egyptian cotton bed linen on your huge custom-made bed in one of our 34 idiosyncratic bedrooms, complete with fluffy towels and robes, and monsoon shower or roll top bath. Business or pleasure, you'll be royally taken care of at our hotel in Tunbridge Wells.