The Bar Manager will be responsible for managing and maintaining the highest standards of customer service in relation to all beverage sales in An Chúirt Hotel. They will develop and maintain positive working relationships with all customers, sales representatives, event organisers and employees to ensure that the best product offering is available at all times in accordance with Gallen Hospitality strategy. They will promote a cost conscious culture throughout the organisation, while continuously enhancing all services offered through innovative customer services.
This role will require close collaboration with the Operations Manager in An Chúirt Hotel to ensure the best possible standards of customer service and highest revenue at all times.
About the role
You will be fully responsible for all bars in An Chúirt Hotel.
You will be in close contact with other Heads of Departments their teams to ensure they have the support they need to run operations efficiently.
You will be responsible for the the following;
Create drink menus.
Determines employees’ schedules.
Ensures bar is well-stocked and clean.
Tracks customer behavior and sales.
Maintains budget and monitors costs.
Maintains drink recipe documentation.
Oversees planning for special events.
Appropriately delegates tasks to staff.
Selects and purchases liquor and other supplies.
Oversees staff, including bartenders and barbacks, and, in some cases, bouncers, wait staff, and/or kitchen staff as well.
Hires, trains, promotes, and, when necessary, disciplines of staff.
Selects music, books bands, and provides input on décor and marketing, including social media and other forms of publicity.
Initiates and maintains vendor relationships.
Uses point-of-sale tracking technology and bar and restaurant management platforms.
What you will need
- Right to work in Ireland
- Knowledge of cost control procedures
- Management Experience
- Strong organisation and planning skills
- 2 years experience in a similar management role
Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity
Exceptional Customer Service Skills
Attention to detail
Control of Costs
Gallen Hotel Group
The Gallen Hospitality group is comprised of three 4-star, family-run hotels located in Ballybofey and Gweedore, Co Donegal. Owned by the Gallen family, the Villa Rose Hotel was established in the year 2000 and is comprised of 57 bedrooms, state of the art spa facility and has been consistently named Ireland’s top hotels in the Tripadvisor Traveller’s choice awards. In 2016, the Gallen family added Jackson’s Hotel to their offering. With 135 bedrooms, a leisure centre and extensive conference & banqueting facilities the hotel is one of the largest in the region. In 2021, the family acquired An Chúirt Hotel in Gweedores 66 bedrooms & a health club. An Chúirt is nestled in the beautiful Donegal countryside with the iconic Errigal Mountain as it's backdrop.
At Gallen Hospitality our culture centers around our people and we focus on their well-being, safety and equality. With over 300 employees, we are a principal hospitality employer in the County. When we take care of our staff, our staff take care of our guests. WELL-BEING We believe the role we can play in our employees well-being is one of the most important responsibilities we have as employers. EQUALITY We operate an Equal Opportunities Policy. We are proud of how often employees are promoted within the Group. SAFETY We have implemented the Failte Ireland Covid 19 Safety charter, operated at the highest level to ensure the safety of our employees.
We pride ourselves on creating a positive working environment for all our employees, with employee wellbeing, autonomy and supportive management at the core of everything we do.