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Bar Manager
1271 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215, United States
Hojoko hiring Bar Manager in Boston, MA

Hojoko hiring Bar Manager in Boston, MA

HojokoMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 7, 2019

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2 years

Job Details
Hojoko, a Cushman Concepts owned Japanese influenced restaurant and bar is looking for a talented Bar Manager. Our team prides themselves on the unique culture that has developed over years of hard work and commitment. We have a high level of respect for each other as well as our guests that join us every night and are looking for someone to compliment the team. We are looking for energetic attitudes, an eagerness to learn and genuine personalities.

The Cushman Concepts team is proud of these shared principles: that they are a group that is creatively driven and operationally sound, and that they foster and insist upon a culture of genuine care for themselves, their purveyors and their guests. Operating with this culture as a constant goal in addition to providing guests with crave-able food, beverage and warm service in unique ways is our inspiration and challenge.

The Bar Manager is responsible for leading seasonal R&D sessions with the bar team for menu changes and curating a premium sake, beer, wine and spirits list. They are also responsible for daily front of house shift operations including supervision of all staff, staffing levels, food & beverage quality. Additionally, they are part of a team responsible for the safety and upholding our commitment to a culture of care both for each other and each of our guests. Candidates must have the ability to control labor and operating expenses through effective scheduling, budgeting, purchasing decisions, and inventory control. The position involves the planning, organization and working directly with employees while ensuring superior quality and consistency in the preparation of all food and beverage items and guest relations. 
This is a full time, salaried position offering benefits and an educational environment. To apply, submit your cover letter and resume to the General Manager, Claire Makley, at [email protected]

Primary Responsibilities
• Lead pre-shift meeting with all staff on a daily basis
• Cash handling
• Manage bar team
• Manage the business aspects of the bar, such as ordering, inventory, and reordering supplies, managing budgets, and setting goals and service expectations
• Hiring and training the bar team to provide excellent service to patrons.
• Creating effective schedules and quickly resolving conflicts to ensure that the bar is well staffed during peak hours.
• Setting and enforcing quality and safety controls.
• Working with diverse personalities both on the staff and patrons.
• Helping plan and taking part in promotional events.
• Spearheading bar menu development and R&D.
• Diffusing tense situations between patrons or staff members to prevent possible safety or legal issues, ejecting unruly persons, if needed.
• Maintaining a fun, safe atmosphere for patrons.

• Must have at least two (2) or more years management experience in the Food & Beverage industry, with previous management experience in a Cocktail Bar or Japanese Restaurant preferred. Having other related/equivalent field may be considered.
• Preferably TIPS and ServSafe Certification
• High volume experience
• Open availability required (including weekends and holidays)
• Have solid experience with and knowledge of cocktails, liquors, beers & wine
• Basic computer skills- POS handling
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• Experience in a high-volume bar atmosphere
• Excellent problem-solving, and customer service skills.
• Ability to diffuse tense situations and resolve conflicts.
• Willingness to work during peak hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
• Effectively delegate responsibilities and maximize resources.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Beer Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge



Profit & Loss Management

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Staff Education

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Japanese, Sushi

Casual Dining

1 Employee RecommendationSee Details

Part of Cushman Concepts

Hojoko is a lively Japanese izakaya located in the heart of Boston's historic Fenway neighborhood. Hojoko serves a unique combination of sushi rolls, yakitori, ramen and more along with award-winning cocktails, sake and beer.

We take great pride, and great pleasure, in our unique culture of caring.

Caring is Gracious, Genuine, and Humble.

We care about you.
We care about our guests.
We care about the community.
We care about our product.
We care about consistency.
We care about each and every detail of the guest experience.
We care about everyone enjoying what they do, having fun and learning.  
We care about working as a team and showing the highest level of respect for everyone.

Caring is warm, but has a powerful effect when it comes to life through words, thoughts and actions.
Every action and every interaction with our guests and with each other contributes to and solidifies our culture of caring.