IHG Ella Canta - Bartender in London, United Kingdom

Description:

Chef Martha Ortiz of Dulce Patria (heralded as one of Latin America s most exciting restaurants) is bringing her celebrated Mexican gastronomy to London in a new restaurant at InterContinental London Park Lane, Ella Canta! Martha s philosophy will be brought to life by David Collins Studios and will be located at one of London s most prestigious addresses, with an exclusive entrance positioned where Mayfair, Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, and Piccadilly all converge. Ella Canta will join Theo Randall at the InterContinental, bringing two renowned Chefs under one roof and creating one of capitals most sought-after culinary destinations.

We are currently recruiting for a Bartender for Ella Canta.

The Bartender assists the Restaurant and Bar Manager and Head Bartender to deliver service standards, maintain quality equipment and is consistent in product presentation and service. Some of the main responsibilities of the Bartender include, but are not limited to: -

  • Assisting the manager to control beverage cost through beverage wastage and transfers of stock
  • Ensuring bills are presented at all guests at the bar during service to secure full payment for all products and services offered
  • Understanding how to efficiently process payments, counting floats for accuracy and enforcing cash handling procedures
  • Assisting in a monthly stock take as required
  • Maintaining an honest operation when pouring wines and spirits behind the bar in respect to cost controls set forth by the manager
  • Encouraging a positive working environment
  • Supporting the manager with up-selling features
  • Respecting colleagues while on shift and working closely with cocktail servers to deliver memorable experiences
  • Actively participating in associate briefings and team meetings

In return for your hard work, you can look forward to a highly competitive salary and benefits package including uniform, laundry, meals on duty, pension scheme preferential employee rates to name a few. What s more, because your career will be as unique as you are, we ll give you all the tailored support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Examples of organizational and English communication skills must be displayed.
  • Experience in a five-star or similar environment is required (hotel or independent).
  • Excellent knowledge of customer service and of all beverage products such as spirits, wines, beers, cocktail and cocktail preparation methods is desirable.
  • Micros or other similar POS system knowledge is desired.
  • Basic reading and writing skills in English is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills in English is essential.
  • Knowledge of Micros and Microsoft packages is essential.
  • Experience in the London restaurant/hotel market is essential.
  • Ability to speak Spanish from South America is desirable.
  • Excellent knowledge of Mexican culture is desirable.
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK & must be in possession of the relevant passport and visa.

Job: Bar

Location: GBR-London - Central-London

Requisition ID: LON004909