Head Bartender - PDT (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Mandarin Oriental

  The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, Central and Western


  • Report to PDT Manager
  • Create beverage and cocktails as per the PDT standards and ensure the drink list is updated and kept in good condition
  • Be able to liaise with other departments and teams such as kitchen/pastry when collaborating resources for new drink ideas
  • Advise and strengthen the service team in all aspects of beverage service through demonstrations on technique, educational exercises on spirit/product introduction and recipe review, scheduling tastings with suppliers for relevant  products and up selling techniques.
  • Communicate and give feedback to team members to promote accountability and encourage internal growth
  • Order and monitor the stock of all beverages and spirits, produce/food items pertaining to cocktail recipes, and equipment for the bar by introducing a proper Inventory Management Program
  • Control on a daily basis for the proper storage, aging rotation, and temperature of all stocks (wine and spirits, syrups, produce)
  • Be able to analyze monthly sales data with Manager to improve menu curation.
  • Monitor the general cleanliness of bar, storages & fridges 
  • Engage with guests to build community and share the story of PDT
  • Record guest preferences and check on guest satisfaction on service, food and beverage quality
  • Build relationship with suppliers, key Beverage Industry individuals & groups and related media


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in relevant position
  • Experience in a first-class bar operation is preferred
  • Extensive wine and spirit knowledge
  • Well organized and structured
  • Self driven, energetic and a team player
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good relationship and network in the local, regional and global Beverage industry is preferred
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel)
  • Good command in English, knowledge in other languages is an advantage

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