The Beverage/Bar Manager is responsible for
managing all bar operations including the Half Time Bar & Grill, The
Brooklyn Bar, and our new outdoor Bar. Prepares and serves alcoholic or
non-alcoholic beverages to customers or guests. Management-level associates are
expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job
responsibilities; Strong customer service
and interpersonal skills while working with diverse clientele in a fast-paced
environment, oversee the beverage program for our bars, restaurants, catering departments,
which includes keeping inventory, creating beverage menus, and training staff.
Beverage/Bar Manager Duties
Create Beverage Program
Develop beverage programs, which includes what types of drinks
to offer, which brands of liquor to use, pricing, and other menu aspects. This
includes creating wine lists, beer selections, and cocktail items.
Order Beverages and
Order adequate supplies of liquor and non-alcoholic drinks and
maintain a sufficient inventory. This duty involves forecasting and keeping
track of which drinks are most in demand. In addition, ensure a supply of
non-drink bar items, such as snacks, napkins, mixers, and drink garnishes.
Manage Staff Training and
Train bartenders and bar wait staff and create schedules for
all full- and part-time employees associated with serving Strikes customers.
Generate and Manage Cost
Oversee the cost of inventory and supplies and submit reports on
a periodic basis. Review cost increases, communicate with vendors to review
charges, and apply strategies to lower costs when possible.
Quick-thinking leader who
can adapt to daily change in the workplace and consistently meet customer
demands. The following highlights those skills and abilities:
Management – Understand how to read and manage P&L statements, understand
and implement marketing and promotional strategies
Skills – Effectively train and management of bar and server staff with
infusions on proper pour ratios drink menu protocols, customer service
Management – Understand and implement conflict resolution techniques with
both customers and staff
Service – Deliver an exceptional customer services experience in all areas
of the business (Facility, Staff, Services). Train staff on how to deliver a
quality experience when engaging with Strikes Unlimited customers.
Effective communication skills between customers, staff and
management is a curtail element of the Beverage managers position.
Building – Train, manage, promote and when necessary discipline staff to
insure staff is motivated, and enthusiastic to work.
Skills – Strong time management skills required to insure smooth work
requires a high school diploma and at least 6 years of experience. For
large bars a college degree preferably hospitality management experience
knowledge of the field's concepts and principles.
- Performs complex
tasks typically following established processes.
- Leads and
directs the work of other employees and has full authority for personnel
focused on administering established policies and procedures but may have
some impact on departmental budgeting strategic planning and procedural
- A pleasing
communication and leadership skills
- Good customer
knowledge regarding state specifications for running a bar
- Work hours are
inconsistent and hence must be able to work odd hours
- Oversees payment
procedures cash or credit handling and updating payment software data.
- Develops staff
scheduling to ensure adequate service levels are achieved.
- Aligns staffing
appropriately to avoid any gaps in service.
- Ensures quality
customer service and resolves all complaints.
- Ensures all bar
equipment utensils and materials are clean and in compliance with food
operations to meet liquor license and food safety requirements.
with vendors and supplies to maintain adequate inventory levels.
with regulatory and compliance bodies as required.
- He or she has to
guide every other employee of the bar and at the same time he or she
should make sure that every guest is returning happily from their bar.