We pride ourselves in ensuring our service exceeds our guest expectations by offering a high quality bar service, hosted through passion and expertise.
As a Bar Host you will work with premium spirits and ingredients to suggest and create high quality drinks that are individually crafted and garnished appropriately to meet the guest’s requirements. This may be from cocktails and simple infusions of spirits with mixers to our carefully selected premium wines and champagnes.
To succeed within the role you will have a pro-active and engaging presence to welcome our guests and show-case your passion and flair towards product knowledge and beverage crafting skills.
You will work collaboratively with the bar team to meet the departments set targets and ensure high standards of service, cleanliness and health and safety are maintained.
To compliment the recent refurbishment of our Georgian country house Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel, we are launching Bar and Brasserie Bowden, where our guests can enjoy a
wide variety of specialist premium gin infused flavours or perhaps a cocktail or other fused flavoured offerings made by you.
We are looking for an experienced mixologist who has excellent knowledge of gins, classic and modern cocktails as well as a natural flair in fusing ingredients to make great flavours.
Qualifications in Professional Bartending Cocktails Level 2, WSET level 2 or similar would be advantageous.
This position is offered on a part-time evening basis, 25 hours per week, working Tuesdays to Saturdays inclusive and applicants must be over 18 years old.
To say thank you for your hard work and commitment we offer ad hoc rewards, i.e. shopping vouchers alongside monthly recognition schemes and an Annual Awards ceremony. You can develop your career through training courses and structured development programmes including 'Rising Stars'. We also offer wide-ranging employee benefits including enhanced annual leave after one year's service, special discounted rates across our Jupiter Hotels and Accor Group (subject to qualifying criteria), childcare scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and Healthcare Cash Plan to name but a few.
Own Transport will be essential due to the location of the hotel
Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall is a classically-styled country house hotel with Regency decor and charming rooms surrounded by beautiful grounds. It is situated just 3½ miles from the city centre and is a top class location for conferences and meetings.
The hotel has 72 bedrooms including 4 poster suites, a restaurant, and a Club Bar. It also offers meeting facilities with 6 conference rooms for up to a maximum of 120 guests.
Gabriela Ubaldo De Melo