Bar Manager – £26,500 – £28,000 PA Plus Service Charge

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About the role

Bar Manager – £26,500 – £28,000 PA, Plus Service Charge

Location: THE PIG at Combe, Honiton, Devon 

Hours: Full Time

Salary: £26,500 – £28,000 Per Year, Plus Service Charge.  In the busy months our restaurant team have earnt up to £400 in service charge per month, whilst Service Charge varies depending on bookings with the staycation concept thriving, you can do the maths.

Our bars at THE PIG are unique! We mash, muddle, blend, shake and throw our way to making our guests the perfect drink.  All our cocktails are designed with the Kitchen Garden in mind. This provides all the essential ingredients to infuse our Chase Distillery and locally sourced Spirits. Our vodkas are infused by the herbs, flowers and berries from the kitchen garden, bacon is added to our bourbon and caramel to our rum. There is no limit to what we do and this all comes from the creative minds of our bar team.

The role of Bar Manager is key to our success. A can-do attitude and not being afraid to ‘muck in’ is essential. You will be supporting the effective set up and operation of the bar areas and leading a team of skilled Bartenders and Bar Staff.

You will need to have a proactive attitude towards working on the floor, behind the bar and supporting the entire bar team with their knowledge and development along with a strong knowledge of beverages, from classic cocktails, spirits, beers, and wines. Ideally you will enjoy keeping up with current trends and have a natural creativity when it comes to serving guests. 

Previous experience as a Bar Manager, or within a similar role is essential.

We are dedicated to making THE PIGs an inspiring, exciting, and fun place to work and in return for your commitment to us you can expect something a little different:

  • Numerous retail discounts via our Perkbox Scheme.
  • Discounted room rates and complimentary staff stays across our group.
  • 35% off food & beverage across our group, plus discounted spa treatments.
  • 28 days holiday rising by 1 day each year for the first 5 year.
  • A commitment to providing craft and accredited training to all staff.

To view our full range of perks, visit our ‘What we can do for you’ section on our career’s webpage:

After multiple lockdowns & furlough deadlines, we understand that job security is highly important. Whilst we cannot predict the future, our teams feel secure knowing that during these challenging times no one was made redundant and that everyone was included in our furlough schemes.  If that is a business you would like to be part of, providing security you are looking for, then look no further.

Our Pay Promise – no one in our business will earn less than £10 Per Hour, plus service charge, so tell all your friends.  

The PIG put on its wellies and hiked the fields to find THE PIG-at Combe.

This secluded, mellow, honey-coloured Elizabethan gem is set in 3,500 acres of lush Devonshire countryside.

Just five minutes from the market town of Honiton, this hotel is full of Piggy style and classic character in every corner. THE PIG-at Combe is a multi-award-winning restaurant with rooms. Home grown in every way from the food we cook to the people we employ.

Apply to us now to be our next Home-Grown Hero.