Bartender (Nr Windsor)

£28,240 per annum (£25,740 + £2,500 per annum guaranteed service charge payment paid quarterly)

The Place

Great Fosters Hotel, the most recent addition to Alexander Hotels a private collection of 5 luxury hotels and spas of distinction just outside London.

A Grade 1 listed building in 50 acres of stunning gardens and parkland in Egham, Surrey.

5 AA Stars, 56 bedrooms spread across the Hotel and adjoining Cloisters and Coach House. A room or suite to meet every expectation. For dining the Award Winning Tudor Pass with 3 Rosettes, as well as the Estate Grill which offers a delicious range of dining choices. A beautiful 14th century Tithe Barn is available for functions together with the Orangery, the Conservatory and a range of other meeting and private dining rooms.

Please see the Hotels website for a full list of facilities and sample menus.

The Role

Working in our Cocktail Bar with enviable views overlooking the beautiful gardens. The Bar is open throughout the day offering a relaxing environment for guests to enjoy, coffee, drinks, afternoon tea, aperitifs & digestivs.

To ensure service is available to guests throughout the day there are a variety of shifts over a five-day week, 45 hours per week.

Main Duties Include;

  • Ensuring the Bar is stocked ready for each service period.
  • Ensuring the Bar and Lounge are well presented ready for guests arrival.
  • Ensuring all the pre-preparation for service is completed.
  • Meeting and greeting guests entering the bar.
  • Establishing guest needs and order taking
  • Preparing both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including cocktails
  • Tray service of drinks across the service areas
  • Service of light lunches, afternoon tea and snacks in the bar lounge
  • Liaising with the Estate Grill & Tudor Pass in relation to guests who are taking pre dinner drinks and awaiting their restaurant reservation.
  • Taking payment for all food and beverage served or arranging for charging to resident guests accounts.
  • Adhering to the Mystery Guest Standards for the Bar
  • Ensuring effective clear down of work area at the end of the shift
  • Making sure you balance your till and guest charges.
  • Ensuring the guest areas are left in a presentable state at the end of your shift.


  • 5 days per week, flexible shifts covering a variety of early and late shifts totalling 45 hrs per week. 9.30am with the late shift starting between 1pm and 3pm depending on finish time of any events/weddings.
  • Smart appearance, excellent communication skills with a passion for guest service.
  • Experience within a quality food/beverage service hotel/restaurant is required

The Benefits

  • An additional end of financial year service charge bonus is also paid.
  • Accommodation available if required for those relocating.
  • 4 weeks holiday rising to 5 with service
  • 8 Bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Employee uniform

In addition you will benefit from a range of company benefits including:

Discounted hotel accommodation for yourself and your family at all hotels
Discounted hair treatments at our two Utopia Spas
Discount off all food & beverage at all hotels
Discount of individual treatments booked in our two Utopia Spas
Discount on retail products in our two Utopia Spas
Refer a friend staff recruitment scheme In additional you will enjoy a range of other benefits when you celebrate your 1 yr, 3 yr and 5 yr anniversary including; your birthday off paid, complimentary overnight stays, complimentary lunch/afternoon tea and service related holiday


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