Bartender (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  The Fordwich Arms

  Canterbury CT2, England

We are currently looking experienced bar tenders to join The Fordwich Arms, which has recently opened to national critical acclaim and has recently been voted in the top 100 restaurants in the UK, top 50 gastropubs, 3 AA rosettes and been awarded a Michelin Star. Peacefully situated on the Stour River, 10 minutes outside of Canterbury and only an hour from London St Pancras on the high speed line, this role would suit a dedicated professional, looking to further their career whilst leaving the hectic rat-run that is London behind.

We will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a new, exciting, “much talked about” restaurant
  • To work alongside three hospitality professionals
  • Growth and development to further your career within a young but growing company
  • Company sponsored training (WSET, Food Safety etc)
  • Company pension
  • Competitive salary
  • A good work/life balance
  • 50% off when dining

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Exceptional service standards
  • Experience working in a similar, high quality establishment
  • Superb motivation skills
  • Process a track record and have a love for hospitality
  • Excellent food and drinks knowledge

If you believe you fit this criteria please get in touch.

Formerly of The Clove Club, Rocket London & Chapter One, Dan Smith, Tash Norton and Guy Palmer-Brown are a dynamic trio who acquired the 1930’s ‘arts and crafts’ style property which houses a pub, beer garden, dining room and river view terrace. Picturesque and serene the young owners aim to serve refined modern British food served in a pub environment alongside exceptional and genuine customer service.

Dan, Tash and Guy are looking for service focused, charismatic, front of house members to develop and grow with the front of house team. A drive for excellence must be at the heart of what you do in addition to the expectation for exceptional customer service.

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