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Villa Rosa Kempinski is a Five Star luxury hotel situated on Chiromo Road, the hotel is just a 5-minute drive to the city centre, and 20 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.The hotel boasts of 200 stylishly-designed and tastefully-decorated rooms and suites spread on 10 floors, 5 themed restaurants, varied conference rooms plus Kempinski The Spa.

Bartender

Reporting to the Assistant Food & Beverage Manager/Director of Food & Beverage, the Bar Manager will be responsible for producing an outstanding guest experience within the outlet concept by managing a service team. He will provide a courteous, professional and efficient service in accordance with the outlet, hotel and Kempinski standards, driving sales and maximises profit.
Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Assistant Bar Manager, Bartenders, Barmen / Barmaids, Host / Hostess.
  • Understand thoroughly the concept of the bar and train all employees of the outlet in regard to the concept.
  • Set an example in terms of service and products knowledge.
  • Prepare the bar menu design in cooperation with the bartending team.
  • Organise tastings of new menus.
  • Have an excellent understanding of beverages in general including ingredients and techniques to ensure the right beverage / cocktail / spirit can be recommended.
  • Have an excellent understanding of both classic and modern cocktails, their recipes and history.
  • Participate in supplier meetings to negotiate beneficial agreements for the hotel or respective areas to ensure the best possible prices.
  • Hold monthly trainings to the Food & Beverage team to ensure product knowledge is fostered.
  • Develop cocktail specials, signature drinks and foster creativity and innovation within the bartending team.
  • Perform up selling for all items offered by the department assigned as well as offering alternatives.
  • Be knowledgeable of all services and products offered by the hotel.
  • Be knowledgeable to operate the existing POS system based on the trained responsibility level as assigned in the department.
  • Produce reports and analysis of the outlet and present report in the monthly performance meeting.
  • Lead the outlet efficiently in cost and expenses, constantly delivering the highest quality as well as driving high top line revenue and profit.
  • Assist in preparation of the outlet’s budget.
  • Conduct monthly inventory of operating supplies and equipment together with the stewarding department.
  • Obtain an account for the correct settlement of all sales and be overall responsible for outlet floats when and as required.
  • Monitor operating supplies, equipment and reduce spoilage and wastage successfully.
  • Handle guest enquiries and complaints in the outlet in a courteous and efficient manner and report to Head of Department / Assistant Head of Department ensuring that the follow up is performed with the guest.
  • Ensure that the opening and closing procedures established for the outlet are followed.
  • Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel.

Qualifications

  • Diploma/Higher Diploma in Food & Beverage Management or related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and Power point.
  • Strong knowledge of beverages (cocktails, liquors, wine, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and delegate tasks effectively.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Applies a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times.
  • Works in a safe, prudent and organized manner.
  • Ability to work independently, thrive under pressure in challenging circumstances and come up with proactive, rational solutions.

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