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Bar Manager

Washington, DC 20003

Posted: 06/30/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1658 Salary: $80,000-$100,000 State/Province:

Job Description

Exceptional Opportunity for a Bar Manager at Prestigious Boutique-Style Restaurant in Washington DC


Step into the vibrant heart of Washington DC and join our esteemed team as a Bar Manager at an iconic boutique-style restaurant and bar. We're seeking a dynamic professional who brings extensive DC experience and a passion for the art of mixology to our bustling venue.


Job Responsibilities:


As our Bar Manager, you'll wear many hats, but your core responsibilities will include:


  • Overseeing daily bar operations, ensuring smooth service, and maintaining our high standards
  • Acting as the creative force behind beverage menu development, utilizing your mixology expertise to craft unique drinks that delight our patrons and complement our culinary offerings
  • Managing administrative tasks, inventory, staffing, and scheduling, ensuring our bar operates like a well-oiled machine
  • Jumping in hands-on during bar shifts when needed, providing top-notch service to our discerning clientele
  • Leading and developing a team of dedicated bar staff, fostering an environment of growth and excellence

Job Requirements:


Our ideal candidate will have:


  • Extensive experience as a Bar Manager within the Washington DC area, ideally within a boutique-style restaurant and bar setting
  • Exceptional mixology skills and a deep understanding of current beverage trends
  • Demonstrated ability to manage administrative tasks, inventory, staffing, and scheduling effectively
  • A collaborative spirit, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing outstanding guest experiences

What's in it for You:


  • Competitive compensation package in the $80K - $100K range, including tips and a weekly financial stipend for administrative shifts
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off
  • An exciting work environment within a prestigious boutique-style restaurant and bar
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within our organization

This is an unparalleled opportunity to bring your skills and passion to one of DC's finest establishments. If you're a Bar Manager with stellar mixology skills and you're ready to take on this unique and exciting role, we invite you to submit your resume to tombull@geckohospitality.com.


This position is presented by Tom Bull with Gecko Hospitality, a top, multi-award-winning recruiter. All resumes received will be treated with strict confidentiality. Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity – apply today!

Meet Your Recruiter

Tom Bull, CPC

Tom Bull, CPC is the senior executive recruiter for Gecko Hospitality, Virginia and DC. Tom has a big background in restaurant operations with prior experience as DO for Applebee’s.

After joining Gecko in 2010 he has successfully developed an extensive client and candidate base throughout Washington DC and Virginia. Tom has received numerous awards for top performance during his career at Gecko. He receives frequent accolades from candidates and clients for his ability to fill job orders fast.

Tom’s experience in operations and recruiting provide a solid foundation allowing him to fill some of the most challenging positions, fast. He has connections at all levels within the restaurant segment from unit managers to Senior VP level operations, in addition to Executive Chefs and similar culinary roles.

Tom’s success is built on his ability to develop strong business relationships and works ethically with a high sense of urgency.

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