Job Openings Head Bartender in a High-End Sydney Cocktail Bar!

About the job Head Bartender in a High-End Sydney Cocktail Bar!

Drinks Network is excited to present a prestigious role for an experienced and innovative Head Bartender in one of Sydney's leading cocktail bars. If you possess a passion for crafting original and bespoke cocktails, coupled with strong management skills and a keen business acumen, this position offers the perfect platform to showcase your talent and lead a dynamic team in a thriving cocktail culture.

About the Role: As the Head Bartender, you'll be instrumental in shaping the cocktail program of our high-end Sydney bar, curating a menu that reflects innovation, sophistication, and a deep understanding of high mixology. Your leadership and expertise will extend beyond creating exceptional cocktails to encompass strategic pricing, cost management, staff supervision, and supplier relations. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and developing a captivating cocktail menu, showcasing your creativity, expertise, and understanding of market trends and guest preferences.
  • Pricing cocktails strategically to ensure a competitive yet profitable menu, while effectively managing the cost of sales to meet the venue's targeted profitability.
  • Conducting regular stock takes and implementing efficient inventory management practices to optimize stock levels and minimize waste.
  • Leading and mentoring a team of bartenders, providing guidance, training, and support to foster a culture of excellence, creativity, and teamwork.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating contracts, and sourcing premium ingredients to elevate the quality and uniqueness of our cocktail offerings.

What's in it for You: By taking on this pivotal role, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Showcase your expertise and creativity in a high-profile Sydney cocktail bar, establishing yourself as a key influencer within the city's dynamic mixology scene.
  • Utilize your strategic pricing and cost management skills to contribute to the venue's financial success, achieving targeted profitability while maintaining a competitive edge in the market.
  • Lead and inspire a talented team of bartenders, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and exceptional service delivery within a dynamic and high-energy work environment.

Qualifications and Skills: We're seeking individuals with:

  • Extensive experience in high-level cocktail bartending and mixology, with a proven track record of creating original and bespoke cocktails that captivate the senses and elevate the guest experience.
  • Strong financial acumen, with the ability to strategically price cocktails, manage costs, and drive profitability while maintaining high quality and guest satisfaction.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, demonstrating the ability to inspire and mentor a team of passionate bartenders and foster a culture of excellence and creativity.
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills, coupled with a strong attention to detail and a commitment to upholding the highest standards of service and hospitality.

If you're ready to take on a leadership role that offers a stimulating and rewarding career path within Sydney's dynamic hospitality scene, we invite you to apply now and be a part of our esteemed team dedicated to delivering unparalleled cocktail experiences and setting new standards of excellence in mixology.