Bar & Events Manager

Farnham, Surrey
Up to £26,000 per annum dependent on experience
22 Mar 2018
19 Apr 2018
Ms Ava Drzazgowski
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Bar & Events Manager to oversee the Bar operation at Farnham Castle. Farnham Castle is a multi-award winning venue for Events, Meetings and Weddings with stunning buildings, five acres of beautiful grounds, world-class dining and guest accommodation.

Essentially open from 7 days a week, you will be required to have the flexibility to work days, evenings and occasional weekends, working on a 5 out of 7 rota.

This exclusive and prestigious facility requires people who are committed to deliver exceptionally high standards and will work as a team to provide a seamless and professional catering and event service.

Package description
  • Up to £26,000 per annum dependant on experience
  • 5 over 7 days
  • Opportunity of joining the Compass pension and share scheme
  • Discounts at various high street stores
Main responsibilities
  • To manage and oversee the operational delivery of beverage products and services for Weddings, Conferences & Events at Farnham Castle
  • Lead the Bars, monitoring performance and delivery as well as presentation standards ensuring top level cleanliness & hygiene
  • To support the Banqueting & Events (Operations) Manager with leadership to the team, providing guidance, training and assisting where necessary
  • Takes on Duty Manager responsibilities and assumes overall responsibility as and when required
  • Ownership of all Bars operational equipment, ensuring everything is stored safely and in good working order
  • Ensure regular quarterly training to the full team of Bar Staff and Serving Staff for all aspects of Health & Safety including responsible service of alcohol
  • Ownership of the tills and safe for Bars with detailed records kept to satisfy Profit Protection company standards
  • To undertake weekly stock counts of all beverage inventory, and keeping accurate records of transfers to the Kitchen
  • Keep POS Till System up to date with accurate product loading and pricing and ensures the team are fully trained on its features
  • To drive financial performance taking every opportunity to upsell and maximise revenue potential
Ideal candidate
  • Have previous Bar experience
  • Knowledge of Wines and capability of producing wine menu
  • Ideally trained in Food Safety Level 2 or higher
  • High standards of Bar/Cocktail Service and willingness to support the Banqueting Operation
  • Financial Awareness, owning relevant budgets and payroll responsibilities
  • Great organisational skills
  • Passionate for customer service
  • Must have enthusiastic, can-do attitude
  • Be able to drive as Public Transport is not widely available
  • Be able to manage rates effectively
About the company

Eurest prides itself on creating contemporary foodservice solutions from the tea-room to the boardroom - and everything in between - for business and workplace industry clients.

We bring exceptional culinary creativity and flair, style and hospitality to employee restaurants, cafés and executive dining rooms.