Bar Person - Cheltenham

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Competitive + Performance Bonus
10 Feb 2018
09 Mar 2018
Part Time

Bar Person - The White Hart, Winchcombe, Cheltenham

Prepare, mix and serve drinks and beverages correctly to either the customer directly or through serving staff.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • greet customers and present beverage menus
  • make recommendations and answer all related inquiries
  • check identification of customers to verify they are of legal drinking age
  • take orders from serving staff or directly from customers
  • record drink orders accurately into register system
  • prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks in accordance with standard recipes
  • peel, slice and pit fruit for garnishing drinks.
  • mix and garnish cocktails according to standard specs
  • serve snacks to customers seated at the bar
  • upsell drink and snack items to customers
  • respond promptly to requests from customers in a polite and professional fashion
  • attempt to limit problems related to customers' excessive drinking by following established procedures
  • process transactions using the POS system
  • prepare checks for customers
  • process customer payments
  • arrange glasses and bottles into attractive and functional displays
  • ensure clean glasses, bar equipment and working areas
  • comply with all health, safety and hygiene standards and policies
  • balance the cash register at the start and close of each shift
  • monitor inventory, order and restock bar inventory

Skills and Experience

  • minimum age requirement of 21 years
  • working knowledge of standard drink recipes
  • working knowledge of spirits, wine and beer
  • understanding of classes of alcohol, different glasses, brand names and garnishments
  • working knowledge of bar equipment
  • knowledge and education in mixology an advantage
  • numeracy and cash-handling skills
  • able to work flexible shifts

Key Competencies

  • customer service, communication and interpersonal skills
  • team member, reliability, honesty and integrity
  • high energy level and handle a fast-paced work environment

Hours

  • Part-time hours available, 2-3 shifts a week inc weekends (circ 18 hours pw). Evenings, Weekends and Public Holidays.

Who are we?

The Hatton Collection is a group of classic hotels and inns located in the Cotswolds, Somerset and Jersey. A family owned and run business, an eclectic mix of venues, some dating back to the 16th Century, others to the Victorian times and a few from the 20th Century, a true mix of style.

  • Hatton Court - a Country House Hotel in Upton St Leonards, The Cotswolds
  • The Corner House - a Victorian, budget, boutique hotel in Taunton, Somerset
  • Chateau La Chaire - a luxury hotel located in Rozel Bay, Jersey
  • The Snooty Fox - a traditional inn located in the centre of Tetbury, The Cotswolds
  • The White Hart Inn - a traditional inn located in the centre of Winchcombe, The Cotswolds
  • The Beehive - a quintessential English pub, located in Cheltenham, The Cotswolds
  • The Rozel - a recently refurbished pub, classically modern, located in Rozel Bay, Jersey

Our Values

Whether you are working behind the scenes, cleaning rooms, washing up, preparing vegetables, designing graphics, meeting suppliers, working at the pass or pouring a glass of wine and looking after our guests; we all share the same common values and think they are important enough to talk about regularly and share with anyone who begins their career with us.

  • CREATIVITY
  • GENEROSITY
  • EXCELLENCE
  • PROFESSIONALISM
  • COLLABORATION
  • PASSION

Reasons to work for us

  • We reward
  • We invest in your training
  • We understand that a career path is not always a straight one
  • Job satisfaction is important to us
  • A job you can boast about

In addition we offer:

  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Free meals on duty
  • Opportunities for rewards and bonus - depending on your role
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme

To apply:

You must have the right to live and work in the UK and be fluent in both written and spoken English and be able to attend interviews in Gloucestershire. We can assist with local living accommodation.