Bar Mixologist (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Banh Mi Caphe

  Hamilton Central, Waikato, Auckland/Northland

We are seeking a passionate and driven full-time Bar Manager/Mixologist to run the bar at our popular Vietnamese eatery!

Banh Mi Caphe is a Vietnamese inspired eatery found in the heart of Hamilton CBD, down River Bank Lane. We are a small owner-operator business, with a close-knit team who are passionate about hospitality and believe in the importance of exceptional food, beverages, and service. 

About the role: 

In this role you will be responsible for the overall management of our bar and ensuring exceptional customer experiences through high quality beverages, friendly service, and a safe working environment. 

Other areas of responsibility will include: 

  • Developing and maintaining a professional and cooperative relationship between the kitchen staff and junior liquor dispensing staff to ensure the overall business operates smoothly.
  • Maintaining a high level of morale and team cooperation amongst all staff members.
  • Ensuring all restaurant staff are aware of their obligations pursuant to the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.
  • Maintaining financial records when necessary.
  • Stock ordering and ensuring there is adequate supply of all items needed by the restaurant.
  • Ensuring bar equipment is maintained and serviced.
  • Participating as a constructive member of the management team, focusing on maximising business sales, volume, and profitability.
  • Contributing, preparing, and introducing an ongoing calendar of cost-effective promotional initiative, in consultation with the restaurant manager, chefs and junior front of house staff. 
  • Managing bar staff in a fair and equitable manner, taking appropriate disciplinary action when required and complying with best practice and establishment regulations.

What we are looking for:

  • A positive and engaging management style, where you manage confidently, motivate enthusiastically, lead by example, and understand that you succeed when your team succeeds. 
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in hospitality, preferably bartending, and/or relevant tertiary qualification 
  • Current Duty Managers Certificate / or willingness to obtain one 
  • Strict adherence to all company policies
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Positive, punctual, and professional
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Ability to work shifts and weekends is non-negotiable 
  • Willingness to get involved in all areas of the business
  • Ability to multitask, problem solve, and act quickly 
  • Strong digital literacy in Google Suite, Microsoft Office and social media platforms

Benefits of working with us: 

A great working environment, surrounded by positive, passionate, like-minded hospo peeps. 

We understand that working in hospitality can be challenging and want to make sure our staff have a good work/life balance. We have kids so we get it! We are closed on Sundays and Mondays and shut down for two weeks over the Christmas and New Years period to ensure our staff have time to rest, recuperate and recharge with family and friends.  

We run social events, competitions, and parties to ensure our team feel appreciated and to recognise outstanding performance.

How To Apply

Please apply with your updated resume.

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