The Langham, London

Bartender - London

Location
Central London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Dec 2016
Closes
22 Dec 2016
Ref
LLON-0187-16
Job Type
Full Time

Bartender / Artesian - The Langham, London

The Langham, London is currently looking to recruit a Bartender in our Artesian Bar, the forefront of the sophisticated London bar scene.  Artesian, 'The World's Best Bar 2015' was voted for by Drinks International for the fourth time in a row, has an innovative cocktail menu themed 'Surrealism’, inspired by one of greatest avant-garde movements of the 20th century. Based on ‘Les Diners de Gala’ the team are adding the final chapter to this pivotal tome and subverting the notion of reality, everyday objects and, once again, the idea of the traditional ‘serve’.  This remarkable bar is named after the 360ft-deep artesian well under the hotel and specialises in exclusive rum creations.  Even the ice here is special - produced using the very latest technology, Artesian's ice is purer, colder and with a higher density, making it last longer and your cocktails cooler. Artesian’s bar menu is creative and takes bar food and drinks out of the ordinary and into the gourmet.

As a Bartender in Artesian, your main role will be to –

  • create memorable cocktails and offering world class spirts, wines and beers
  • support all the team in delivering an excellent experience for guests
  • support the bar team in creating cocktails that are both classic and innovative
  • have flair, charisma and charm in a theatrical environment
  • be immaculately presented, attentive and proactive with the ability to respond quickly to needs of our guests and bar management team
  • handle complex situations in a timely and efficient manner
  • be an excellent team player with exceptional communication skills
  • ensure that licensing laws and health and safety matters are adhered to

The Langham, London offers a wide range of benefits which will include:

  • uniform and meals on duty
  • annual holidays of 4 weeks plus bank holidays
  • life insurance of twice the annual salary
  • season ticket loan
  • complimentary and discounted accommodation across Langham Hospitality Group
  • company pension plan
  • learning and development opportunities
  • eye care vouchers
  • colleague recognition system
  • discounts on gym membership, food & beverage and Chuan Spa treatments/products
  • bespoke discount and reward schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme that is free to use
  • many other exciting benefits are offered

The Langham London, London’s Original Grand Hotel and flagship of the international Langham Hospitality Group comprises 380 luxury bedrooms and suites, the acclaimed Roux at The Landau and Palm Court restaurants, the Artesian Bar, extensive Conference & Events facilities and Europe’s first Chuan Spa. The team at the hotel prides itself on creating enchanting encounters for our guests and we’ve been doing so since 1865.

Requirements: .

The ideal Artesian Bartender will have:

  • excellent knowledge of classic cocktails
  • previous experience in a similar 5* environment
  • flair, passion and a conscientious attitude
  • confidence, professionalism and engaging personality
  • ability to think outside of the box to surprise and delight our guests
  • excellent attention to detail
  • clear conversational English language, knowledge of foreign languages is beneficial

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