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Bar Manager for High Volume Restaurant Group

Craft & Crew Hospitality
Minneapolis, MN
  • Expired: October 23, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
MUST LOVE DOGS! Craft & Crew Hospitality is now searching for an experienced Bar Manager to work for a high-volume restaurant & bar located in Minneapolis, MN. We are a growing company with advancement opportunities, competitive salaries, monthly bonuses, and great benefits packages, including PTO, Health Insurance, and 401K Retirement Savings.

We are looking for candidates who share our passion for people and dogs! Our CORE VALUES are central to who we are and how we do our business, we value Guest Satisfaction, Employee Development, Teamwork, Creativity & Fun, and Growth.

Bar Manager Job Description


The Bar Manager position at Craft and Crew focuses on bar operations, employee management, sales building, vendor relations, and also ensuring guest satisfaction for our bar guests.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee all areas of the restaurant including Service Floor, Host Stand, Expo Line, Bar, and Kitchen during shifts. Work with your team to come up with solutions for issues and/or concerns. Make decisions on matters of importance.
  • Oversee employees as they are assigned in different positions in the restaurant. Responsible for the direction and coaching of staff during volume hours on the Restaurant Floor. Upholding the Craft & Crew standards for quality food and service at all times, ensuring 100% guest satisfaction.

  • Adhere to all company standards and service levels to increase sales and work to minimize costs, including Food Cost, Liquor (Beverage) Cost, Labor, Supplies, Repairs, etc.
  • Monitor Labor costs during the shift, making appropriate staffing cuts as needed when business volume permits.

Guest Service
  • Ensure Craft & Crew Hospitality Core Values are understood and used by all team members
  • Guarantee positive guest experience in all areas.
  • Respond to guest complaints as they occur. Take appropriate actions to ensure repeat guests. Assist in the development of assistant managers and supervisors to handle guest issues appropriately and according to company policy and procedures.

  • Provide direction to employees regarding operational and procedural issues. Use a coaching mentality to help employees learn and develop new skills.
  • Interview hourly employees. Assist in hiring, supervision, development, and when the necessary discipline of employees.
  • Assist in training of new hire employees from day one through 30-day performance evaluations.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to all staff. Maintain open lines of communication with every member of your team.
  • Complete quarterly performance evaluations with all department staff according to company procedures.

  • Schedule all FOH positions weekly (Server, Host, Expo, Support staff, etc) using labor goals and staffing pars as a guideline in Hotschedules
  • Schedules are posted a minimum of 5 days in advance, no later than 3 pm each Wednesday.

  • Manage shifts which include: daily decision making, scheduling, planning, and upholding standards for quality food, beverage, service, and cleanliness.
  • Understand food and beverage costs. Supervise portion control in kitchen and bar in preparation and minimization of waste.
  • Ensure a safe and healthy work environment free from hazards. Complete any accident investigation forms and procedures according to company policy and procedures.
  • Come up with creative solutions for small issues to keep business as usual. Examples: product substitution, modification of the existing product, staffing, etc.
  • Maintain professional and positive restaurant image, including restaurant cleanliness, proper uniforms, and appearance standards.

Food Safety
  • Enforce sanitary practices for food handling, general cleanliness, and maintenance of kitchen, dining, and bar areas. Ensure compliance with operational standards, company policy, federal/state/local laws, and ordinances.
  • Responsible for high standards of food safety.
  • Must be ServSafe manager certified.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Bar Operations: Upholding bar specifications for Guest Service, Cleanliness & Organization, and Profitability (Inventory and Pour Cost).
  • Employee Management: Bartender training, Bartender schedules, Bartender reviews, conducting department meetings.
  • Sales Building: Promotions and events; vendor relations.
  • Inventory and Ordering: Weekly inventory updates & coordination with Sculpture Hospitality, Weekly liquor order; Glassware order, Bar supplies order.
  • Bar Maintenance: Cooler cleaning; Draft system maintenance; Line cleaning (monthly); Keg storage organization; Liquor storage organization.

Working hours and Schedule
  • Scheduled 40-45 hours on-site each week. Combination of days, nights, and weekends.
  • Must be available on-off time for phone calls and questions (allow up to 3-5 hours/week)
  • Hours may vary. Must fill in for any other Manager or as emergencies arise. The typical workweek is up to 45 hours.

Compensation & Benefits
  • Base Salary
  • Monthly Bonsu
  • Group Health Insurance Plan w/ Dental & Life options
  • 2 weeks PTO Annually
  • Cell Phone Contribution Monthly
  • Health Club Membership

  • Combination of 5+ years in Industry with 1+ years supervisory experience.
  • College degree preferred
  • Proficiency with computers (MS Office)
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Must agree to a background check & Drug test
  • Must be able to effectively perform all functions at the restaurant (Host, Expo, Server, Bartender, Line Cook, etc)
  • Must be able to stand for long periods, walk, use stairs, bend, stoop, twist, lift to 50 lbs, and use repetitive movements.
  • Work with hot and cold temperatures, hazardous equipment/conditions, as well as operate phones, walkie-talkies, computers, fax machines, printers, tablets, and other equipment.

Personal Requirements
  • Positive attitude, Leadership ability, Outgoing, Self-Disciplined and Motivated.
  • Welcoming, pleasant and friendly demeanor. Must have a neat and clean appearance and look professional at all times.
  • Ability to motivate staff and work as a functional member of the team.
  • Excellent communication skills to manage individuals and work with a diverse staff of people.
  • Ability to coordinate and multi-task several tasks effectively while always maintaining restaurant standards and company procedures.
  • Must be able to work effectively under pressure to solve problems and coordinate a wide range of activities.
  • Ability to determine the employability of applicants comparing experience and qualifications for the positions.

  • Keep GM fully informed of all issues (i.e. problems, unusual matters of significance, and positive events) and take prompt corrective action where necessary or suggesting alternatives.
  • Completes responsibilities and performance objectives timely and accurately.
  • Maintains favorable working relationships with all company employees to foster and promote cooperation, collaboration, and a harmonious working climate which is conducive to high employee morale, productivity, and effectiveness.
  • Fully adopt and execute Craft & Crew Core Values.
  • Performs additional responsibilities and duties as requested.

Supervision of others
  • Up to 25 per shift.

Craft & Crew Hospitality


Minneapolis, MN
55488 USA