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Bar Manager - Mews House Mayfair, Central London


Department: F&B Management

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Bar Manager - Mews House Mayfair, Central London

Department: F&B Management


What's in it for you?

  • Weekly Pay
  • Team meal whilst on shift prepared by our chefs
  • £20 Taxi Contribution for late shifts (post 1am – 5am / Uber)
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Every House Membership
  • 50% off Food & Drink, 7 days a week
  • Staff Room Rate; Any Bedroom, Any House, $100 a night
  • Financial Incentive based on House Performance (Quarterly)
  • Private Health and Dental Care
  • Life Assurance
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Up to 50% Staff Discount on Cowshed & Soho Home
  • In conjunction with Soho Impact, take 2 days paid a year to support a charity of your choice.
  • Free Counselling Sessions
  • Cookhouse & House Tonic: Our Cookhouse & House Tonic programmes offer unique food and drink trainings, events and opportunities to inspire and educate.
  • Continuous training to develop yourself personally and professionally
  • Exclusive access to our benefits platform with hundreds of discounts on shopping, gym memberships, holidays, insurance and much more
  • Team Events: From fitness sessions to cinema screenings and art classes, each month we hold a series of fun events which you can sign up to.

Soho Mews House

Located opposite the Handel Hendrix House, Soho Mews House will be our 10th London location. This Georgian townhouse, near New Bond Street, features discreet entrances and spans four floors with internal and external spaces. The house includes a ground-floor lounge, outdoor terrace, first-floor dining room, and second-floor event space. Our menu highlights seasonal ingredients, prepared on an open-fire grill, while our drinks list features timeless cocktails and martinis, offering a theatrical experience at the bar and table-side. 

The Role… 

The Bar Manager at Soho House is responsible for overseeing the beverage operation within the department, floor or property ensuring its overall success whilst also supporting the management team where needed. Main responsibilities include keeping on top of stock within the bar, providing leadership to the team which includes development and recruitment and ensuring the bar is run in an efficient manner resulting in members and guests having the best possible experience.

Main Duties…

  • Manage staff in all aspects including, recruiting, training, schedules, payroll, staff complaints and disciplinary procedures.
  • Assess staff performance, conduct appraisals, and strategize for improving staff performance.
  • Organize staff meetings and agendas monthly
  • Receiving deliveries for stock and inventory as needed.
  • Placing orders for inventory based on business needs and budgets.
  • Maintains a safe, orderly and sanitized bar.
  • Ensures menus are up-to-date and correct.
  • Ensures all legal requirements are adhered to (I.e. Wage and Hour/Breaks, Health and Safety, etc.)
  • Report bar stock shortage– (variables) glasses & equipment
  • Responsible for Mystery Shopper Reports and staff development.
  • Actively participates as a member of the management team in decision making processes, attending required meetings, etc.
  • Delegates work and determine beverage methods to staff throughout shift.
  • Oversee daily/shift schedules; make any necessary changes per business need and budget.
  • Ensure maximum revenue is achieved from all sales opportunities.
  • Support House Tonic program and conduct House Tonic related trainings.
    Performs other duties as assigned by managers.
  • To ensure cleanliness standards and procedures for the unit & their areas are in accordance with site, company and legal health and safety standards.
  • Ensure all new starters are rigorously trained to standards and competencies

What we are looking for...

  • Up to 3-5 years’ experience in a busy cocktail bar in a senior management capacity 
  • Innovator and influencer with previous experience managing F&B operations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships (internal and external)
  • Strong attention to details
  • Excellent customer service
  • Fluent in English
  • Organised and reliable
  • Ability to work and maximize relationships within a diverse team
  • Computer literacy within Opera, Micros and Adaco advantageous
  • Full understanding of local authority requirements
  • Personal license holder
  • SIA knowledge, understanding and experience

Mews House Opening Hours: 

Mon – Weds – 8am to 12:30am

Thurs – Sat – 8am – 1:30am

Sunday - 10am – 11:30pm

*subject to change

Nearest Station (W1S 1EY): Bond Street, Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Circus