Job Description

Bar Person

The Food and Beverage department is looking for a Bar Person to join the team. You should have a proactive attitude, excellent communication skills and an approachable and friendly personality.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Warmly welcome guests into the Bar ensuring that your voice, manner and behaviour portrays a warm, welcoming and friendly demeanour at all times
  • Be responsible for the professional dispensing and serving of beverages, without delay and in adherence to the licensing and underage drinking legislation
  • Learn, fully understand and be able to describe accurately all drinks on the menus so that all guests’ questions can be answered correctly and without delay
  • To have a good level of product knowledge regarding all menu items, hotel facilities and services available to our guests
  • Ensure the bar is always fully stocked and ready for service, including preparation of mis en place, in adherence to defined standards
  • Ensure the Bar area is kept clean and tidy at all times and that cleaning schedules are adhered to

The ideal candidate for the Bar Person position will enjoy working within a friendly and productive team and have excellent communication skills. This is a casual position, therefore hours of work may vary, however all candidates would need to be available to work five days a week between Monday and Sunday.

The ideal candidate for the Bar Person position should have:

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be legally eligible to work in Ireland
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A friendly, bubbly and flexible attitude
  • The ability to handle busy situations and manage your workload effectively

This position has excellent progression opportunities within the renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the Hotel industry.

Some of the Benefits available to our team:

  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection, The Travel Corporation and some UK Relais & Châteaux properties
  • Uniforms and dry cleaning service provided free of charge
  • Discounted rates with many local businesses and third party service providers (including Estate Activities)
  • Heavily subsidised accommodation (subject to availability)
  • Professional training and development opportunities (79 in-house courses to avail of)

Ashford Castle is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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