Bistrotheque opened 17 years ago and was inspired by the humble French Bistro. We are located between Bethnal Green and Hackney, in a two-storey unmarked warehouse. Over time, we’ve built a loyal following of stylish East Londoners who appreciate quality and consistency. The team is small and friendly and we believe in mutual respect.
THE ROLE This role is working as one of two dispense bartenders on our main restaurant bar, ensuring drinks are flowing quickly, efficiently and consistently to spec. Within three months we would want you to be trained sufficiently to be able to direct set up, service and closedown of the bar, managing the other bartender. Beyond that we would ideally want to build you into a senior bartender to support the bar manager including drinks creation and menu development
HOURS 30-35 hours per week Thursday to Saturday dinner, Saturday & Sunday brunch Stable rota 3 consecutive days off 6 weeks holiday, 4 of which are to be taken in August each year
LOCATION E2 9DR, very close to Cambridge Heath Overground and a short walk to Bethnal Green Underground.
REMUNERATION £10.00 per hour house pay plus generous tronc. This role has the earning capacity of at least £15 per hour.
ABOUT YOU At least two years of cocktail bartending experience, preferably with a good knowledge of dispense bars and drinks service. You are passionate about great drinks and great service. You love to nurture and develop junior members of the team. You will understand the bar is a business that needs to be organised & professional under the bonnet. This is about teamwork and managing within a given framework so no massive egos. It is possible to combine this role with something else in your life - study, another job, freelancing, etc - our only stipulation is that your something else has zero impact on your commitment to this job, which must be total.