Head Bartender (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  The London EDITION

  London, England

We are looking for an engaging and driven Head Bartender to join our team at the London EDITION.

Recently named by Forbes as the ‘World’s hottest hotel brand’ EDITION is a global luxury lifestyle hotel that encompasses great design and true innovation with modern, luxury service and outstanding, one-of-a-kind food, beverage and entertainment offerings… “all under one roof”. 

The Lobby Bar, one of the most stunning rooms in London, transforms from an airy space for a coffee by day to a buzzing cocktail bar by night, filled with glamorous guests and discerning drinkers. The Punch Room, a modern reincarnation of London’s 19th-century private clubs. Designed to be an intimate space away from the Soho crowds, where guests can taste 30 specialty punches – including the signature gin-infused EDITION house punch and listen to a curated soundtrack of soul, blues, ragtime and doo-wop is complemented by impromptu live performances.

As Head Bartender you will:

  • Be expected to maintain the highest standards of hospitality and service in the restaurant and the bar
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of wines, cocktails and speciality drinks and take pride in learning our food menu as well
  • Enjoy engaging with guests, getting to know our regulars and learning to anticipate their needs

Our most successful Head Bartender has:

  • A passion for food & beverage and drive to develop their skill set and knowledge
  • Previous experience as a bartender in a busy restaurant environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent service skills
  • Someone who can create a memorable experience for our guests.
  • Flexibility to support the team across the restaurant. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated team player.

This role is hands-on and requires flexibility with working hours and the ability to work weekends and nights

Why work for us:

  • £500 joining bonus
  • Late evening/Early morning tax allowance up to £20
  • Discounted accommodation in over 9,000 hotels all over the world. Yes, 9,000!
  • £5 breakfast when staying in any of our European hotels
  • Discounted food & drink in all our restaurants and bars
  • Discounts for your friends and family
  • Wellness and mental health programmes
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • 20 Holiday days (increasing with length of service)
  • World class training and development
  • Unlimited career opportunities (internationally and locally)
  • Half price cinema tickets
  • Specially curated discounts in thousands of shops
  • Amazing staff parties
  • …and much more

EDITION Hotels combine the visionary genius of boutique hotelier Ian Schrager, the service delivery of a world-class luxury hotel, and the global reach of Marriott International to create an entirely new experience in the world of hospitality. Our hotels are stunning microcosms of the world's top cities, featuring the finest in dining, entertainment, nightlife, and service to create an enchanting experience that makes your spirit soar.

If this sounds like the perfect place for you, apply to be our next Head Bartender today!

*Joining bonus only applicable if employee passes three-month probation and are not on their leave of notice.*

EDITION is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

EDITION Hotels combine the visionary genius of boutique hotelier Ian Schrager, the service delivery of a world-class luxury hotel, and the global reach of Marriott International to create an entirely new experience in the world of hospitality. EDITION delivers the best of both worlds in a delicate balancing act – polish with personality, perfectionism with individualism, and comfort with charisma and charm. The brand targets sophisticated, knowledgeable consumers who understand quality, originality, design, and service excellence, but who want it without limitations – breaking the bounds of convention and demanding an attitude and a feeling wrapped in a package that showcases the exceptional.

But to create this magical experience, we need you. We are looking for outgoing, authentically amazing people who are looking for a place to work that inspires them, challenges them and makes them proud to come to work. A place where service comes from the heart, not from a handbook. A place that delivers a never-ending theatrical performance that continuously delights and enchants each and every one of our guests.
We invite you to join us today. In joining EDITION, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work,​ begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global​ team, and become the best version of you.

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