Full Time Bartender | Gymkhana | Mayfair

West End, London £9 to £10.50 ph
11 days ago
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Michelin Star-awarded Gymkhana is seeking passionate and driven bartenders who are looking to further their careers in its destination cocktail bar In Mayfair.

Gymkhana is inspired by the bars, social, sports and members’ clubs of the British Raj in India and serves contemporary Indian cuisine using seasonal British ingredients with a strong focus on the tandoori oven.

The Gymkhana bar specialises in classic Indian punches, cocktails that fuse spices with Indian spirits, as well as a specialised gin and tonic list and a large selection of Whiskey, Absinthe, Arrack, lagers and Indian pale ales.

When you become part the JKS family, we will offer you:
 Up to £10.50 per hour, dependent on experience;
 Sundays OFF;
 Weekly trainings with brands and cocktail development sessions;
 A personalised learning and development plan to develop your skills and knowledge;
 Career progression within a fast-growing, critically-acclaimed restaurant group;
 50% off dining across JKS Restaurants;
 A supportive, people-focussed culture;
 Free meals on duty;
 Employee referral bonus;
 Discounted gym membership;
 Employee of the Month and Long Service awards;
 28 days holiday per year;
 Childcare voucher scheme;
 Great staff parties.

If you have previous cocktail bartending experience in a high quality bar or restaurant, combined with a highly personable nature, oodles of creativity and flair, and a passion for delivering an exceptional guest experience, then we want to hear from you.

To be the best, come and work with the best! JKS Restaurants boasts an extremely talented Group Bar Team who are eager to impart their knowledge and encourage passionate bartenders to reach their personal and career goals.

James Stevenson
The Gymkhana bar programme is fronted by award-winning Group Bar Manager, James Stevenson, (formerly of Talented Mr Fox, Peg and Patriot, Whistling Shop) who has been at the helm of some of the best bars in the world for the past 5 years whilst consulting on beverage programmes for fine dining chefs around the UK and the world. Having been listed in the ‘World’s 50 Best Bars’ consecutively, James has been part of and fronted teams that have received multiple ‘Tales of the Cocktail Spirted Awards’ nominations, including ‘Best New Bar’, ‘Best Drinks Menu’ and ‘Best Drinks Selection’ whilst also winning UK cocktail competitions, and ‘Diplomatico World Tournament 2014’ and competing globally. James also owns the East London gin company ‘Wolfs Nose’ where he resides as founder and head distiller.

Maya Tarrant
Heading up bar training and bartender development for Gymkhana is award-winning Bartender, Maya Tarrant, whose last position was Head Bartender at ‘The Blind Pig’, winning the ‘Tales of the Cocktail Spirted Award’ for ‘Best Restaurant Bar in the World’. Alongside her role at JKS Restaurants, Maya works is a consultant and trainer for spirit brands.

“Gymkhana is the best restaurant I have ever been to.” Giles Coren, The Times

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