The Cadogan Arms - Head Bartender

Head Bartender - The Cadogan Arms

Salary - Up to £28,000 pa

Schedule - Full Time

Experience - 1 year in a quality pub or restaurant

The Cadogan Arms are seeking a Head Bartender to join their team. The successful candidate will be friendly, personable and passionate about all thing's food and drink. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Head Bartender looking for an opportunity in an award winning, critically acclaimed group.

The Pub

The Cadogan Arms is unique, reflecting its heritage and location, but founded on the core values and principles. Sustainability, provenance, seasonality and traceability shines through, with each venue putting our producers as the stars of our offering. Always striving to be the best local restaurant in the area we occupy, we will always cook from fresh and make this clear through our marketing.

James Knappett, of two Michelin-star Kitchen Table in Fitzrovia is culinary director, which is a sign of how important the food is at The Cadogan Arms. Heading our kitchen day-to-day is The Harwood Arms and The Ledbury alumnus Alex Harper, and the pair are aiming to create a food and drink offering which celebrates British produce and the return of community driven, neighbourhood dining. Drinks at The Cadogan Arms will showcase exclusive beers, cask and craft ales alongside an extensive wine list and contemporary cocktails.

The Position

The right Head Bartender will be passionate and knowledgeable about beers, whisky and cocktails, and have a good background in high volume restaurants and bars, whilst delivering exceptional guest experiences with personality and flair.

The Successful Head Bartender will have:

  • Prior experience as a Bartender within a fast paced-quality restaurant or bar;
  • Eagerness to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in;
  • A creative approach with impeccable attention to detail;
  • Passion for beverage, food and hospitality, along with the eagerness to continually learn;
  • The desire to develop your career within an ambitious and trend-setting restaurant group;


  • 50% off dining across JKS Restaurants;
  • A personalised learning and development plan to develop your skills and knowledge;
  • Career progression within a fast-growing, critically-acclaimed restaurant group;
  • A supportive, people-focussed culture;
  • Free meals on duty;
  • Employee referral bonus;
  • Discounted gym membership;
  • Employee of the Month and Long Service awards;
  • 28 days' holiday per year;
  • Great staff parties.

The Group

The Cadogan Arms is part of a new generation of pubs which seek to become the gold standard for these Great British institutions. Bringing the gastro pub into the modern age, we will strive to offer our guests the finest examples of food and drink in each category within the all-day dining format.

JKS Restaurants’ portfolio currently includes Michelin Star-awarded restaurants, Trishna, Gymkhana, Kitchen Table, Sabor and Lyle’s; as well as Hoppers, BAO, Brigadiers, Berenjak, Motu and Flor. There are ambitious plans for growth, with the opening of further restaurants across all ends of the market and types of cuisine, both imminently and over the coming years, making this is a very exciting time to join the team.

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