Terms: Full Time
Site: West Lodge Park

WEST LODGE PARK HOTEL have an exciting opportunity for a full time Bartender.

  • Working hours 42.5 hours per week, over 5 day week, will include evenings and weekends as per the rota
  • Competitive Salary plus generous gratuities
  • Live in accommodation available (if required)

West Lodge Park Hotel is a country house hotel and is rated as one of the best 4* hotels in Hertfordshire, holding 1 AA Rosette. The hotel has 58 bedrooms, 7 conference and banqueting rooms, Restaurant and Terrace Bar.

As a Bartender, you will have an important role in interacting with our guests and visitors, and helping the Bar and Restaurant Team to deliver a 4* luxury service Bar Service at all times and making their stay/visit a great experience.

Your day-to-day duties could include:

  • Providing a quality daily Bar Service, preparing and serving hot and cold drinks, cocktails, wine and other alcoholic drinks etc.
  • Daily interaction with guests and visitors, being personable, attentive and proactive, responding quickly to the needs of the guests/visitors (and managers) to provide a 4* service
  • maintaining bar and lounge standards, in line with company Standard Operating Procedure manuals for Bar & Restaurant
  • Maintaining high hygiene standards within the bar, including diligent beer line cleaning (training can be provided)
  • General cleaning and setting up of Bar area, including stock control, rotation etc.

Skills/experience required:

  • Ability to prepare and serve a variety of drinks, including hot/cold drinks, alcohol etc.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience of working in a busy quality bar environment
  • A passion for excellent service, genuine interest and enthusiasm for hospitality
  • Possess excellent English and communication skills
  • Enjoy working in a team
  • Excellent presentation skills with an eye for detail
  • Ability to maintain a calm and confident disposition at all times
  • Hold a relevant beverage certificate (e.g. basic Wines And Spirits WSET) or similar would be preferred, but not essential (training can be given).

About us

West Lodge Park Hotel has 58 bedrooms, 7 conference and banqueting rooms, Restaurant and Terrace Bar. Beales Hotels, a family owned business, are committed to developing their team and promoting from within where possible. We offer a range of benefits including:

  • Live in accommodation at subsidised rate, if required (this includes up to x3 free meals per day and utilities)
  • Free meals whilst on duty
  • Free parking and uniform
  • Generous hotel discounts after six months’ service
  • Discounted gym membership at nearby leisure centre
  • Staff recognition scheme, long service awards etc.
  • 20 days holiday, rising to 26 days after 5 years’ service (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Various staff trips.

You must be eligible to live and work in the UK unrestricted. Please note that only those candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted

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Want to apply for this vacancy?

Address: West Lodge Park Hotel, Hadley Wood, Hertfordshire, EN4 0PY

For all vacancies please contact Sally Tustain – HR Co-ordinator on 0208 216 3922 or or download an application form.

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