Head Bartender *New Store Opening* - Cobham
Manhattan + Cobham. Day + Night. Tunes + Chill. You + Us?
New York, 1965. An icon was created. The cocktail party on the street. A meeting place for young lovers looking for wild nights, daring cocktails and legendary food. We’re now thrilled to be able to confirm a new restaurant-bar proposition inspired by the very first TGI Fridays.
Opening initially in Cobham, Surrey with further sites to be added nationwide in early 2021, the specific brand identity will be publicly announced soon.
We’re looking for an experienced Head Bartender to join this new and exciting venture. We want the best in class to help us establish a new brand concept and deliver a truly memorable customer experience to our guests.
With the emphasis on fine dining, eclectic flavours, an extensive wine list and famous cocktails life really does taste better shared. The philosophy celebrates the coming together of many things; people, culture, tastes and styles. We’ll always offer our guests more, and deliver with a lively, memorable and generous spirit. Cool but comfortable interiors ensure a relaxed atmosphere and music will chill the mind and thrill the senses.
As part of this new brand launch, you will be responsible for maintaining the standards set by the management team and will play a crucial role in driving them forwards. You will help to shape our new dining experience, to ensure that the fantastic food, delicious drinks and supreme service gets our guests coming back for more and more.
You will be responsible for leading and motivating a team of Bartenders, making sure that the needs of our guests are being met by your team. Using your initiative and experience, you will be able to think quickly on your feet and delegate tasks within your team to ensure the smooth running of the Bar.
Your role is to guarantee an amazing experience for our guests so that they keep on coming back. As Head Bar Tender you will be passionate about all things drink and be able to utilise this to make knowledgeable recommendations to our guests to enhance their experience with us.
The successful applicants should be able to demonstrate the following:
- Experience in a similar Head Bar Tender role
- Solid customer service experience, working to very high standards
- Ambitious, career orientated and ready to establish a new national bar and dining experience
- Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think fast
- Inspirational communication skills
About the Business
Based on the original TGI Fridays, with legendary service and an experience with a sprinkle of fame and a dash of nostalgia. This is a new bespoke brand offering with the backing of an established global business. We offer a fun, lively working environment and competitive salary. We are passionate about ensuring our people are well and truly looked after so please see below for the great benefits that come with this brilliant role:
- 28 days’ holiday incl. bank holidays
- A long list of other perks designed to look after your health and wellbeing
We receive a high volume of applications. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of applying, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and keep an eye out for future vacancies.
Please note: where we receive an unprecedented high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close applications early.