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Andrea Bar Manager

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Date: Nov 29, 2018

Location: Newport Coast, CA, US, 92657

Company: The Irvine Company

Position Summary:

Oversee the day-to-day activities of the bar and lounge, including: forecasting future business and strategizes; ensure appropriate staffing levels and scheduling staff accordingly; control reservations and seating of the bar & lounge with regards to service standards; control labor and overtime costs; participate in all inventories directly involved with the operation of the restaurant; managing POS systems and make appropriate changes for accurate sales records and reports; participate in corporate or hotel based marketing concepts.  

Job Duties:

  • Creates and maintains a weekly, monthly and seasonal cocktail and beverage program along with the culinary team and Director of Food Services.
  • Demonstrate thoughtfulness in service and create a “PEAK” experience for all guests.
  • Continuously develop a strong knowledge of business and cultural happenings in the Orange County area.
  • Partner with the culinary team on menus for the bar and implement new items based on customer feedback.  
  • Be knowledgeable and communicate food and beverage items offered, including ingredients, methods of preparation to customers and employees.
  • Promote teamwork to further enhance the guest experience and provide a high level of customer service.
  • Train, coach and develop employees.  Complete and conduct performance evaluations for all employees.
  • Facilitate large party events from contract to execution with the assistance of the culinary team.
  • Plan and facilitate events, while partnering with F&B and culinary teams to ensure a high level of execution and service is provided.
  • Control usage of all food and beverage items and appropriate usage of equipment, tools and service equipment.  Observe daily conditions of all physical facilities and equipment in the restaurant.  Make recommendations for corrections and improvements as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with sanitation and safety standards maintained for guests and employees.  Ensure that all aspects of the restaurant are visually appealing and attractive to guests.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred, with an emphasis in hotel and restaurant management, preferred.
  • Minimum 1 - 2 years front of house food and beverage management experience. Lounge or high volume bar required.
  • Extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry and food and beverage management, including cost and inventory control, labor controls, menu writing, maintenance, merchandising and accounting.
  • Expert knowledge of wine and spirits.
  • Ability to present information in one on one or group settings.
  • Posses excellent communication, leadership, organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong technical skills (computer, POS, billing, reports, Google Apps, MS Office, etc.)
  • Valid Serve Safe, CA food handlers card required.


About Us:
The Resort at Pelican Hill (a part of Irvine Company’s Coastal Collection) is one of the world’s finest Five-Star, Five-Diamond destinations offering unparalleled service and luxury.

Perched upon 504 acres of unrivaled coastal beauty, The Resort at Pelican Hill is a world unto itself with seven exceptional dining options, 36 holes of world-class golf and the #1 Spa in California.

Our employee community is comprised of hard-working, dedicated hospitality professionals who create memorable experiences that stay with guests long after they’ve left. It’s an environment populated with talented, passionate and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.


The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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