Headliners Music Hall is looking to expand our team by adding a Lead Bartender. Locally owned and operated, Headliners is the premiere live entertainment venue of Louisville, Kentucky. We bring the best local and national acts to our stage, with fantastic sound and a fun atmosphere.

Lead Bartender Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains and inventory and cost control
  • Oversees creation of rotating cocktail/ drink special menus.
  • Bar staff scheduling, while monitoring ticket sales and understanding genre specific needs per event
  • Ensures the bar is well-stocked, clean, liquor cabinets organized.
  • Work with management on brand sponsorships.
  • Oversees bar menus for special events
  • Appropriately delegates tasks to staff.
  • Hiring, overseeing, and training of new bartenders.
  • Reports directly to GM and AGM, respectively.
  • Provides input on marketing, social media and other forms of publicity.
  • Initiates and maintains vendor relationships.
  • Uses point-of-sale tracking technology and bar and restaurant management platforms.
  • Reconcile sales, banks, and tips nightly.

Lead Bartender Qualifications/Skills:

  • Excellent multitasking ability.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership ability.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of food, beverage, and hospitality industries.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Judgment and creativity.
  • Enthusiasm and lots of energy.

Education, Experience, & Licensing Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Associate’s degree or higher in hotel and restaurant management a plus.
  • STAR & Kentucky Servsafe certified.
  • Prior experience working in a high volume bar, restaurant, or music venue.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Familiarity with point-of-sale tracking technology and bar and restaurant management platforms. (Experience with Toast POS is a plus)

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Expected hours: 30 – 40 per week

Restaurant type:

  • Bar


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to Relocate:

  • Louisville, KY 40206: Relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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