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Bar Manager

Twin Farms

Twin Farms

Kenmare, ND, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Company Description

Work With The Best

We pride ourselves on being a diverse team of professional, passionate and caring individuals, with our guests at the heart of everything we do.

Sheen Falls Lodge is an AA 5 Red Star Hotel with 2 AA Rosettes for food and is part of Relais & Chateaux, which includes some of the world's finest hoteliers, chefs and restaurants that have set the standard for hospitality excellence. Clear opportunities for progression are a priority for us, too.

If you cannot see a role that is suitable for you at the moment but feel you would make a great addition to the team, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Job Description

We are currently inviting applications for a Bar Manager to join and lead the front of house Bar team at Sheen Falls Lodge

The role focuses on supporting the day-to-day activities in food & beverage outlets. This role is accountable for the service standards and hygiene standards and the total beverages sales budget in the hotel (not including wine). You are responsible for the initial staff induction to the department and the ongoing training and development of all associates within the department. You are responsible for the stock within the department and the stocktaking of all departmental stock, maintenance and purchasing of glassware, cutlery, linen and equipment including maintenance of equipment within the department.

Leadership is key to develop and maintain the team already in place and raise standards in line with the hotel’s culture. This needs to be a prime focus and must be carefully managed to ensure a smooth transition. Setting the foundations for careful improvement in all areas of the offering are vital and should be taken with great care and attention.

Responsible For:

  • All bar and floor staff in Sheen Bar.
  • Beverage Service on daily basis in the Sun lounge, Library, Drawing room, patio, Stables Bar, Stables Terrace and Study.
  • Food and Afternoon Tea service in the Sun lounge, Library, Drawing room and study.
  • Beverage service and operations in WPS, outdoor, Villas and cottages and other areas of the hotel where a function/wedding may require it.
  • The Beverage Gross profit margin each month.
  • The Labour costs of the department.
  • Staff communication and training.
  • Organising the weekly team meeting.
  • The stock management and stocktake of both the Sheen Bar, drinks cellars and store rooms.
  • Purchasing of stock, glasses and utensils for the beverage department using the Procurement tools available ensuring pre-approval of said purchases.
  • Customer service of the department and guest satisfaction.
  • Monthly promotional drinks and ideas to increase sales in the area.
  • Further development of the department and its team.
  • To organise the efficient operation of all beverage outlets in the hotel.


Candidate profile:

The ideal candidate will have the following experience in a similar role:

  • 3+ years experience in a similar role.
  • 3-5 years Bar managerial experience.
  • Good cocktail knowledge essential and Mixology experience a plus.
  • Proven experience in leading a F&B team.
  • Excellent IT Skills including a proficient user of MS Office and excel.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organisational, negotiation and communication skills are a must including fluent spoken and written English.

All applications must demonstrate previous experience in a similar role in a busy food and beverage environment and proven ability.

Sheen Falls Lodge and Ring of Kerry Golf is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Please note, we are only accepting applications from persons who have the permission/ right to live and work without restriction in Ireland.

Additional Information

The place

Sheen Falls Lodge is a member of Relais & Chateaux and since opening in 1991 has received many prestigious Awards and Accolades. We are looking for an individual that will help us not only maintain our standard but improve upon it.

Should you like to apply for this position please email your cv to [email protected]