Bar Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Vieceli Hospitality Ltd

  Christchurch Central, Christchurch/Canterbury

Vieceli Hospitality are on the lookout for a Full-Time Bar Manager to join the team at a newly renovated venue on the Terrace in Central Christchurch. The successful applicant will be working for proven operators in the most exciting hospitality precinct in town.

We are looking for someone with exemplary customer service, good technical knowledge of bar service, food, cocktails, wine & beer who can help develop and lead our bar and floor team. This would suit someone who has experience in a similar role, or a bartender who is ready to make the step up into management.

The role would include: 

  • Acting as Duty Manager for the venue when rostered
  • Ensuring that the venue adheres to its obligations under the Sale of Alcohol Act 2012, as well as its obligations as set forth in the liquor licence and all other relevant policies
  • Help with training new staff
  • Working on the drinks program
  • Managing and Liaising with Security staff
  • Assisting the General Manager and Restaurant Manager in recruiting, selecting, rostering and training FOH staff.
  • Motivating and helping to lead all staff, whilst setting a personal example
  • Assisting the General Manager and Restaurant Manager in implementing high standards regarding food and beverage service in terms of presentation, taste, timely service etc.
  • Complaints resolution  
  • Assisting the General Manager in selecting and costing stock
  • Ordering, receiving, storing, selling, counting and controlling all stock according to venue policies
  • Assisting the General Manager in meeting budgeted wage costs and liquor costs.
  • Ensuring the venue is kept clean and tidy
  • Assisting the General Manager in ensuring any repairs and maintenance issues are resolved
  • Assisting the General Manager and Maitre d’ in the management of Dining in the venue
  • Contributing with other managers in menu and drinks list design and implementation
  • Contributing with the General Manager and other managers in preparing and implementing marketing, promotions, and advertising strategies
  • Working with the General Manager and other managers in preparing and implementing incentive schemes
  • Helping maintain the POS system.

You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand to hold this role and hold a valid LCQ qualification and Duty Manager’s License.

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