Banff Caribou Properties Lead Bartender

Banff Caribou Properties Ltd.
600 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB
Full-time, Permanent
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Weekends as needed
As one of Banff’s leading hospitality companies, Banff Lodging Co. offers a diverse range of job opportunities with competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Our commitment to exceptional guest experiences is matched by our dedication to staff, we value teamwork, creativity and a passion for providing outstanding hospitality experiences. We provide ongoing training and development to help our employees advance in their careers and our properties include a diverse range of hotels, resorts, and restaurants, each with its unique character and style, giving employees the chance to work in a variety of settings and learn new skills.

As a Head Mixologist with Banff Lodging Co., you will lead a team of dedicated artisans, nurturing their talents and inspiring them to reach new heights of creativity. Together you will push the boundaries of cocktail craftsmanship, curating a menu that grabs the attention of every patron. The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge of spirits, wines, and craft cocktails.

At Banff Lodging Co. we believe in investing in our employees’ professional growth, offering opportunities for advancement and development within our organization. This is an exciting chance to be at the forefront of a new venture with tremendous opportunity for growth.

Responsibilities of a Head Mixologist with Banff Lodging Co.:
Develop and create innovative and unique cocktail recipes that align with the bar’s concept and target audience.
Design and update the bar’s cocktail menu, ensuring it reflects current trends and seasonality.
Train and supervise the bar staff on proper cocktail preparation techniques, including ingredient measurements, garnishing, and presentation.
Maintain a thorough knowledge of spirits, wines, and other beverage offerings, including their origins, production methods, and flavour profiles.
Collaborate with senior stakeholders to curate an exceptional selection of high-quality spirits, wines, and mixers.
Oversee inventory management, including monitoring stock levels, conducting regular stock takes, and placing orders for replenishment.
Skills and experience:
Excellent knowledge of wines, spirits, and mixed drinks.
Strong commitment to service.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a mixologist role.
Minimum 1 years’ experience at the management or supervisory level.
Experience in a new restaurant opening considered an asset.
Proficient computer skills including but not limited to: POS, inventory software, excel and word.
Food Safety, ProServe and W.H.M.I.S. Certifications.
Must be able to carry and lift items weighing 30lbs, must be able to stoop and bend.
Must be able to stand and move for extended periods of time to continuously perform essential job functions.
Ability to work flexible hours including mornings, days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays based on business needs.
Still not convinced? Here are some more benefits of working with Banff Lodging Co.:
Opportunities to invest in our employee shares program.
Banff Lodging Co. employee home loan support.
Huge food & beverage discounts throughout all BLC restaurants.
Excellent heath & wellbeing programs including free yoga, discounted ski passes, free canoe and golf passes, and discounted fitness club memberships.
Discounts on spa services.
Complimentary hotel stays at any of our 15 hotels!
If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a breathtaking location, look no further than Banff Lodging Co.! Apply today to become part of our team and start living the dream in this amazing destination.

Please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Banff Lodging Co. is committed to building a workplace where everyone can succeed and belong. As a Signatory to the Bow Valley Workplace Inclusion Charter we continue to work on our ongoing commitment to build an even more diverse, equitable, and inclusive team environment. We are working to eliminate barriers for applicants and team members from equity-seeking groups. If you can’t apply online or need an accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact us at or 403-760-8521.