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Bar Supervisor

Job Role:Bar Supervisor

Location: The Westage,Oxford, OX1

Contract: 40 hours per week, Permanent

Salary: £19,000 - £22,000 per annum, depending on experience + tronc

Company Benefits:

  • Free lunch scheme
  • Perkbox access
  • Pension scheme provided by Now Pensions
  • 20% staff discount in Japan Centre, Online, Shoryu Ramen, Sakagura and Ichiba stores part of the Japan Centre Group
  • Annual leave of 20 days after completion of probation period
  • Additional day of annual leave for each calendar year worked after completion of probation

Reporting to: Bar Manager/Area Bar Manager

Company Profile:

From the team behind Japan Centre, Shoryu Ramen launched in November 2012 and has been recommended in the Michelin Guide 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Shoryu Ramen specialises in Hakata tonkotsu ramen from the Hakata district of Fukuoka city on the southern island of Kyushu, Japan. Hakata tonkotsu ramen is a style of ramen made with a thick, rich, white pork soup and thin, straight ramen noodles. Our Hakata tonkotsu ramen recipe has been specially created by our Executive Chef Kanji Furukawa who was born and raised in Hakata, to provide the UK with highly crafted, genuine tonkotsu rarely found outside Japan. Shoryu's owner Tak Tokumine is also a native of Fukuoka city and along with Kanji is dedicated to championing his hometown’s local speciality.

Shoryu Ramen, part of Japan Centre Group, is now looking for a Bar Supervisor,based in Oxford, OX1

Job Purpose :You will be a part of a great team who ensures the smooth running of the bar and

prepare drinks for our customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver excellent customer service, at all times
  • Serve and present beverages, quickly and efficiently, meeting our standards
  • Assist in keeping the bar, front-of-house and toilets clean and tidy, at all times if required.
  • Keep up to date with current promotions and new products
  • Make customers aware of offers on our great food and drink range,if required.
  • Deal with customer complaints in a professional manner
  • Deal with deliveries and report and loss or damages to the duty manager
  • Assist in keeping wastage to a minimum by the correct pouring and measurement of products
  • Maintain personal knowledge by completing in-house training and workbooks
  • Always adhere to all company policies and procedures and licensing laws
  • Be involved and contribute at team meetings
  • Carry out instructions given by the management team and head office
  • Be involved and contribute at team meetings
  • Carry out instructions given by the management team and head office
  • Any other reasonable duties requested by line managers

Skills Requested:

Essential Requirement

  • Ability to work in different locations/restaurants if may required
  • Train and motivate others, with the key aim of retaining and attracting new customers.
  • Proven working experience as a bar supervisor minimum one year
  • Excellent knowledge of in mixing, garnishing and serving drinks
  • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
  • Capable of bringing life to the Japan Centre wider brands through an understanding of our growth and mission
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Be able to work flexible shifts including weekends
  • Be eligible to work in the UK
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Employee Benefits

Join us and you get all these amazing benefits!

  • 20% employee discount

    Employees get 20% off across all our sites including Shoryu, Sakagura, Japan Centre, and Ichiba

  • Free Lunch Meal

    Tasty rice and noodle dishes. Yum!

  • Perkbox

    Employees get discount from big brand retailers.

  • Auto-enrollment pensions scheme

    3% contribution from Now Pensions


I am excited to welcome you to the Japan Centre family and share with you my passion for Japanese foods, traditions and heritage from my hometown Fukuoka. 

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