Assistant Bar and Lounge Manager

Job Reference: ASH_ABLMgr

The Food and Beverage department is looking for a Assistant Bar and Lounge Manager to join the team. You should have a proactive attitude, excellent communication skills and an approachable and friendly personality.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To support the Bar & Lounge Manager in ensuring efficient, friendly and professional service within the outlets, ensuring that they meet the required Hotel/Leading Hotels of the World/RCH Service Standards
  • To monitor daily operations within the outlets, liaising closely with the Bar & Lounge Manager, Director of Food & Beverage and the Executive Head Chef to ensure that the F&B operation is organised effectively to meet daily business needs
  • To manage the F&B service in the absence of the Restaurant Manager, taking ownership of the operation to ensure that all guests receive an efficient, friendly and professional service at all times
  • To be fully aware of Hotel Function Sheets and Guest Bookings, ensuring each outlet has sufficient equipment, resources and staffing levels to meet the business demands
  • To work positively towards ensuring that both hotel and departmental goals and objectives are achieved successfully
  • To oversee with the Bar & Lounge Manager the secure storage of beverage, stocktaking & use of Procurement software to company standard

The ideal candidate for the Assistant Bar and Lounge Manager position will enjoy working within a friendly and productive team and have excellent communication skills. This is a full-time position, working five days a week between Monday and Sunday Although not necessary, a Hospitality related degree and previous experience in a supervisory role would be beneficial.

The ideal candidate for the Assistant Bar & Lounge Manager position should:

  • Significant experience in a similar Food and Beverage function
  • Posses strong knowledge and passion for Food and Beverage
  • Good ability to manage all cost controls e.g. food cost, labour etc.
  • Experience of staff training, rotas, financial reporting, stock control and ordering
  • Excellent communication and team leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good ability to handle pressurized situations and busy periods
  • Flexible, Innovative and adaptable
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English
  • Be legally eligible to work in Ireland

This position has excellent progression opportunities within renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the Hotel industry.

Some of the Benefits available to our team:

  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Uniforms and dry cleaning service provided free of charge
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection, The Travel Corporation and some UK Relais & Châteaux properties
  • Heavily subsidised accommodation (subject to availability)
  • Professional training and development opportunities (79 in-house courses to avail of)

Ashford Castle is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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