The Royal Automobile Club

Head Cocktail Bartender - Epsom

Epsom, Surrey
Competitive salary + benefits
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Head Cocktail Bartender

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Woodcote Park, Epsom

If you have proven experience as a cocktail bartender and/or mixologist, some supervisory experience or a desire to gain it, and enjoy the buzz of a busy, contemporary food and beverage environment, this role at the brand new Stirling’s restaurant could be the opportunity you are seeking.

The Royal Automobile Club has recently opened  a new cocktail bar and seafood focussed restaurant, Stirling’s at its Woodcote Park clubhouse near Epsom and we are looking for a highly professional and experienced Head Cocktail Bartender to join us at this exciting time. The restaurant takes its name from Sir Stirling Moss OBE, the legendary British motor racing driver, widely recognised as the greatest all-round racing driver in the history of motorsport and who is a member of the Club.

Stirling’s, delivering first class lunch and dinner services, will be open six days a week to our members and their guests and will include a cocktail bar serving a wide range of cocktails, including specially mixed cocktails using favourite ingredients of Sir Stirling and Lady Moss.  The restaurant will specialise in a contemporary and classic menu, including seafood as well as fish, meat and vegetarian dishes.  That’s where you come in- You will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the effective running of your section and team, producing a range of cocktails and other bar drinks.
  • Keeping up to date with all food and beverage menus and promotions.
  • Preparing and maintaining your working area perfectly.
  • Taking responsibility for all monies and balancing members’ accounts.

To succeed, you’ll need to be a team player with a strong commitment to customer service and good communication skills. You should also possess:

  • Previous experience as a cocktail bartender.
  • A level 1 qualification in basic food hygiene, ideally with an NVQ in food service.
  • An awareness of licensing laws.
  • Previous experience of operating an electronic point of sale system would be preferred.



More importantly, you will also share our values. We combine a passion for our heritage with a desire to achieve new levels of excellence. We exceed expectations, treat each other with respect, and ensure mutual trust is at the core of everything we do. If you can live these values, you’ll see your efforts recognised and your potential nurtured in an organisation that’s full of individuals who have come up through the ranks, learned new skills or taken their careers in surprising new directions.

In return for your commitment we’ll provide you with a full uniform, free meals when on duty and scope to develop your career with the Club.  Staff accommodation may be available: please enquire upon application.

The Royal Automobile Club embodies the rich history of British motoring and the best tradition of private members’ clubs - prestigious yet always welcoming.  At Woodcote Park near Epsom, our clubhouse is set in 350 acres of Surrey countryside, where we are passionate about pioneering ever higher standards of dining, accommodation and sporting facilities.

To apply, please visit our website.