Cubitt House Group

Group Beverage Assistant - Central London

Central London
04 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time


Salary Package: £30,000

Location: Central London

Reports to: Beverage Manager

Major Goal: The Group Beverage Assistant at Cubitt House is expected to assist in the training, support and development of the floor & WET team.

Through doing this we aim to build an enthusiastic & knowledgeable team of staff working towards an enjoyable experience for our guests as well as a sound financial return for the business.

Primary Roles – Direct area of responsibility


  • Induction training, including; presenting and developing the training material
  • Regular on-site training including, attending and providing managers with feedback on delivery, developing material and structure for training carried out onsite.
  • Continue to develop and deliver the Cubitt House Beverage Academy
  • Assistance in the development of all WET product descriptions and wine tech sheets
  • Attend and assist with the organisation of staff trips and visits
  • Work with the HR team to produce the training budget for Cubitt House
  • Awareness of the training budget and producing monthly figures for the HR manager


  • Developing and supporting the Bar and Wine Managers on shift
  • Arranging training sessions to develop Bar & Wine Managers and other members of the WET team
  • Working closely with the HR team regarding the progression and development of the WET team
  • Assist in hosting quarterly Beverage meetings


  • Assist in the development of the Wine Dinners, wine tastings and Master Classes
  • Communication with Executive Chef for specific menu creation for special events
  • Assist with external events


  • Working closely with the team’s onsite to empower knowledge and develop the teams
  • Completion of shifts working on the floor including a minimum of two evenings per week and the occasional weekend.
  • Delivery of short concise training sessions during briefings
  • Having a strong presence across all of the site’s
  • Assisting Bar Managers in the creation of new cocktail menu’s, attending tastings and presenting feedback to the Managers


  • Attend tasting with suppliers and provide suggestions and input into listings
  • Working with the Bar & Wine Managers and assisting them in developing seasonal cocktail, new spirits, juice menus and product knowledge
  • Build solid working relationship with all suppliers
  • Ensure all existing purchase contracts are honoured.


  • Design and execution of seasonal beverage menu changes
  • Working with Bar Managers to create exciting and interesting cocktail lists
  • Ensure drinks lists are accurate
  • Ensure efficient communication with the print room regarding changes


  • Attend stock takes and subsequent monthly meetings, provide feedback on how improvements can be made and follow up on site to ensure this is being actioned.
  • Point one and Saffron Administration: Ensure all stock control and purchasing software is kept up to date at all times
  • Monitor all stock movement and purchases of international wines


  • Ensure all beverage costs and profit margins are followed