Bar Manager serving craft cocktails in an exciting fast casual setting

San Jose, CA 95134

Company Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -052019-36465 Salary: $65,000 - $70,000 Experience Level: Management / Assistant Managers Job Function: Operations
Bar Manager needed for a Craft Cocktail bar with a fast-casual Restaurant

Growing Bay Area Fast Casual Restaurant Company needs a Bar Manager/Lead Bartender to manage our craft cocktail bar. We have seven locations and are planning for growth - so far, two locations have bars, and we're opening a third. You will work out of our San Jose location but will also spend time in San Mateo.

Bar Manager Responsibilities:
  • Take ownership and run it like it's yours
  • Work 3-4 of the busiest shifts (Wed-Sat) - other days for admin and training
  • Control scheduling and inventory
  • Implement and maintain the craft cocktail and bar program to grow sales
  • Develop a success-oriented team: hire, train, coach, mentor, and develop leaders, and maintain a positive, energetic culture
Bar Manager Requirements:
  • At least three years' Bar Manager or Lead Bartender experience
  • Craft cocktail experience
  • High-volume experience
  • Good tenure at prior jobs and consistent career progression
  • Passionate about your people, your restaurant, and your industry
What's in it for you as Bar Manager?
  • Base salary of $60,000 to $70,000 - exempt
  • Opportunity to grow to a multi-unit leader
  • Lots of training to run a craft cocktail bar
  • Ground floor with a growing company
  • Vacation
  • Benefits
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we do not discriminate against qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records.

Jim Newcomb
Senior Recruiter & Coach

I love recruiting because I get to help others achieve their goals, and I find that very rewarding.  

  • Jim Newcomb joined Goodwin Recruiting in 2013.    
  • Jim is a second-generation Southern California native. Though his family comes from an equestrian background, Jim chose a professional path that led him to the hospitality industry.  
  • Jim studied Architecture and Communications.  
  • Jim owned an inn and vacation rental business and art gallery. He ran all three from the gallery in a small mountain town in Southern California.    
  • Jim is very active with Non-profit Arts Organizations.   
  • In his free time, Jim enjoys working on new projects and being creative – usually work-related. He has published an e-book called, “Ending the Job Search” that he shares, both, with candidates and as a LinkedIn Advisor. It’s a compilation of tips and advice from a recruiter’s perspective.  
  • In his private life, Jim’s spouse and four dogs keep him very active. The dogs eat a raw diet that is prepared from scratch. They all enjoy going on long, daily hiking trips and traveling together.    
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