Barback

1 Warwick
Soho
Competitive Salary Plus £ 450 joining bonus
16 Nov 2023
14 Dec 2023
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Full Time

About 1 Warwick

1 Warwick sits on the prominent corner of Warwick Street and Brewer Street in the heart of London’s bustling Soho. Set over seven floors, 1 Warwick is a member’s house featuring beautifully designed private workspaces, member lounges, studio & gym, event spaces, restaurant & bar, and an expansive rooftop that looks over a neighbourhood which has played muse to writers, artists, poets, actors, musicians, and designers over the centuries. 

Inspired by Maslow’s theory of human motivation and happiness, 1W is the newest addition to the Maslow’s family.

About Maslow’s 

Maslow’s is group of progressive hospitality brands, existing to foster connection and spark change. We opened the doors of our first site, Mortimer House in London’s Fitzrovia, in late 2017. Our second London House - 1 Warwick, opened in Soho this March.
 

The Role

We are seeking a motivated and diligent individual to join our team as a Barback. As a Barback, you will provide essential support to the bartenders and ensure the smooth operation of the bar. You will be responsible for maintaining cleanliness, stocking supplies, assisting with beverage preparation, and delivering exceptional customer service.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist bartenders in setting up the bar before opening, including restocking liquor, beer, and wine.
  • Ensure the bar is clean, organized, and fully stocked with supplies throughout the shift.
  • Collect and wash glassware, utensils, and other bar tools, maintaining cleanliness and sanitation standards.
  • Monitor inventory levels of beverages, garnishes, and other bar supplies.
  • Replenish stock as needed during the shift, ensuring uninterrupted service.
  • Assist with receiving and storing deliveries, checking for accuracy and quality.
  • Assist bartenders in preparing drinks by gathering and measuring ingredients.
  • Retrieve and restock bottles, mixers, and garnishes to ensure efficient service.
  • Help with basic drink preparation tasks, such as pouring, stirring, and garnishing.
  • Interact with customers in a friendly and professional manner, providing assistance and delivering orders.
  • Respond to customer inquiries and take drink orders when necessary.
  • Maintain a clean and welcoming bar area, promptly clearing empty glasses and plates.
  • Assist in closing procedures, including cleaning surfaces, equipment, and floors.
  • Dispose of waste and recyclables according to established guidelines.
  • Reset the bar for the next shift, ensuring all supplies are properly stored and organized.
  • Collaborate with bartenders and other staff members to ensure smooth operations and excellent customer service.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and supervisors, reporting any issues or concerns promptly.
  • Offer support and assistance to colleagues during busy periods or special events.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Barback or in a similar support role is preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of basic drink recipes and bar terminology.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities.
  • Physical stamina and the ability to lift heavy kegs, cases, and supplies.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.

In return we offer:

  • £450 gross signing bonus
  • 50% discount on F&B onsite
  • SmartTech and CycleToWork schemes
  • Refer-a-friend scheme (unlimited referrals!)
  • Access to delicious on shift meals
  • Reward and discounts platform
  • Great and fun local business partnership discounts