Mixologist

Job Reference: LD_Mix

We are currently looking for an eager, enthusiastic and dedicated Mixologist to join our Food & Beverage team onsite at The Lodge at Ashford Castle

Key responsibilities include:

  • Warmly welcome guests into the Bar ensuring a warm, welcoming and friendly demeanour at all times
  • Ensure the bar is always fully stocked and ready for service (prepare mis en place) adhering to set standards.
  • Ensure the Bar area is kept clean and tidy at all times and that cleaning schedules are adhered to.
  • To be responsible for the professional preparing and serving of beer, wine, classic drinks and cocktails with the minimum of fuss or delay.
  • Create new recipes or drinks combinations which are fitting to the Hotel, and compliment the food and beverage offering available onsite
  • 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.

The ideal candidate for the Mixologist should:

  • Possess a strong beverage knowledge – including beer, wine and spirits
  • Be confident in relaying this knowledge and encouraging and suggesting various beverages to our guests in line with their individual preferences & tastes
  • Have previous experience within a similar role
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be legally eligible to work in Ireland
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Have a friendly, bubbly and flexible attitude
  • Have the ability to handle busy situations and manage your workload effectively
  • Have 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 and The Travel Corporation 
  • 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)

The Lodge at Ashford Castle is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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