As an Assistant Bartender you will be supporting the Bartender during busy shifts with drink preparation and behind the bar maintenance.
- Prepare drinks and cocktails
- Work as part of a team
- Restock behind the bar when needed
- Organise and maintain the bar in accordance with hygiene standards
- To provide assistance to the Bartender and deputise in the latter’s absence
- Knowledge of alcoholic drinks and cocktail recipes
- Sales ability
- Team working
- Customer service experience
- Physical and mental resilience
Qualifications and Training
For this role employers don’t tend to look for specific qualifications or training. They usually are trying to find the right personality and/or array of experience. Good communication skills, an enthusiastic and positive attitude to work and the ability to work well in a team are all considered important.
An Assistant Bartender can expect to earn between £11,000 and £17,000 a year.
Salary rates vary depending upon your experience, as well as the company. These figures are only intended as a guide.*
The bonus bits…
This is a very sociable role
Seasonal and part-time work is readily available
Working hours are usually from the afternoon to late evening/night – perfect for those who struggle with mornings
*Figures supplied by the National Careers Service November 2013