Hotel Bar Manager

RightMove Recruitment are now hiring a Bar Manager for a 4-star hotel in Blanchardstown, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.

Hotel Bar Manager responsibilities:

  • To purchase all equipment required for pre & post opening.
  • To write all the departmental game plans and update them in line with agreed procedures.
  • To write and implement all shift checklists.
  • To maintain the Bars in line with IHG standards.
  • To control, document and record the issuing of Grand Master, Master, Section and Floor swipe keys in conjunction with the Deputy GM.
  • To ensure all guests queries are handled promptly and efficiently.
  • To ensure all Bar Staff are able to carry out their duties to the standards as laid down in the standard of performance manuals.
  • To meet with all meeting planners prior to there event and ensure all points are covered and prepared for that are relevant to the Bar.
  • To ensure all guests queries are handled promptly and efficiently.
  • To maximize in revenue, through up selling and additional sales as well as efficient recording of sales.
  • To create a guest profile for all groups and individuals. To meet with all meeting planners post the event / meeting and follow up on any requests or concerns.
  • To ensure all staff make follow up promptly on any guest request and ensure guest satisfaction.
  • To process all charges for groups and individuals efficiently.
  • To maximize service capacity without compromising standards.
  • To be aware of relevant competitor information and market changes to initiate changes to our services / rates as appropriate.
  • To ensure all staff are familiar with safe keeping, cash handling, credit policy of the hotel.
  • To assist in the compilation and achievement of the Bars and F&B budget.
  • To attend all food and beverage meetings.
  • To ensure compliance to the Responsible Serving of alcohol policy.
  • To submit all rosters on time, and within budget to the Senior Manager and HR Manager.
  • To constantly liaise with other departments to ensure all guest requests are attended to efficiently.
  • To ensure the Bar departments are fully aware of any menu updates, hotel promotions, corporate promotions or special activities going on in the hotel/area.
  • To organize and carry out any reasonable customer entertainment when required.
  • To ensure we have a good working relationship with the support companies or groups.
  • To ensure efficient assessment and introduction of products are done according to standards i.e. Beverage List and Presentation Products & Props.
  • To ensure adequate, efficient coverage of all shifts.
  • To ensure that Residents Bars are staffed and manned accordingly.
  • To ensure that Function Bars are staffed and manned accordingly.
  • To ensure that all beverages including any wine/beverages for functions are requisitioned in advance.
  • To liaise with the stores manager to ensure that par levels for all items are maintained.
  • To ensure that all bars and lounges are always maintained to the highest level of cleanliness and that scheduled cleaning regimes are put into place.
  • To practice tight control on all stock and products.
  • To ensure that function bars are only accessible/open during a function.
  • To ensure that all bars including fridges and bar store areas are locked at the end of each shift.
  • To assist in stock takes.
  • To ensure that regular analysis of all competitors pricing is carried out.
  • To ensure that all menus, displays and coffee lounge displays are always well maintained.
  • To carry out coffee training as required.
  • Never to compromise on agreed standards of service and display.
  • To be proactive and inform the F&B manager of items that are required in the bar area. This involves researching products and pricing and quotes and presenting them for approval.
  • To ensure that all staff issue receipts with all purchases.
  • To maintain all the bars, stores and back of house areas in good condition.
  • To assist around the hotel during busy periods.
  • To carry out a monthly Food & Beverage report.
  • To carry out monthly crockery/glass stock takes.
  • To utilize micros and indeed any other equipment that is purchased.
  • To achieve the financial target as allocated for the bar.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €38,000.00-€40,000.00 per year

Hotel Bar Manager Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Flexitime
  • Food allowance
  • On-site parking


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Dublin, County Dublin: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bar Manager: 3 years (required)

Work authorisation:

  • Ireland (required)

Job Category: Hospitality
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dublin
Salary: €38.000-€40.000 per year

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