Join the Team

If you live in Winchester and enjoy your food and drink, chances are you’ve already been to Cabinet Rooms. We’re an award-winning, independent café-bar based opposite the theatre and are best known for our cosy, welcoming atmosphere and our classic cocktails.

There's a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes and we're always on the look out for dedicated and hard-working team players so even if your ideal job isn't listed below, it's always worth getting in touch with the co-owner, Marcus, with your CV.

    We are currently hiring for the following role.

    • Senior Bartender/Supervisor
    • General Assistant (Evenings)


      If you love shaking up cocktails and have a passion for flavour-making, this could be the ideal part-time job for you

      We've got some exciting plans for 2024 and are now looking for experienced cocktail bartenders to help mix things up in Winchester.

      Our Bartenders are responsible for making drinks on spec to a consistently high standard and deliver them in a timely manner.

      We're a very popular drinking spot so you'll need to be able to keep up the pace in a busy bar environment. It's not just churning out drinks though. We pride ourselves in delivering a high quality of classic cocktails and contemporary spins so you'll need to really care about the drinks you make.

      Your passion for quality spirits and flavour-making will be really useful in helping management to come up with new drinks for the menu too and it'll help you talk to our discerning guests about what they're drinking.

      This is a great opportunity for an experienced drinks professional looking for a role in which they can get creative and stamp their mark on an award-winning, independent business. We're looking for someone who is hard-working, resilient and will be committed to supporting our business in a period of exciting change. In return, you'll be offered opportunities for formal, professional training and a competitive salary and benefits package.

      This isn't a seasonal job so please only apply if you are happy to work weekends and are able to work throughout the year. Due to the nature of the role we will only be shortlisting candidates over the age of 18.

      Making consistently excellent drinks
      Cleaning and washing up
      Serving customers with a smile
      General weekly cleaning tasks on our Checklist
      Maintaining food hygiene standards
      Reducing waste and costs to the business
      Working at festivals and off-site events as required

      Experience in cocktail bartending
      Knowledge of wines and spirits
      Ability to provide consistent excellent customer service to the public
      Commercially astute
      Polite and courteous manner
      Interest in and passion for quality food and drink
      Welcoming, warm and respectful approach
      Honest and effective communicator
      Proactive, can-do attitude
      Barista trained
      Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think on your feet and work well under pressure
      Drive and ambition to increase sales
      Strong social media skills

      Approx. 7-16 hours/week
      Pension scheme
      Staff discounts on food and drink
      Concessions on festival tickets for friends and family
      Staff meal for shifts longer than 6 hours
      Training opportunities

      Please note that if you are shortlisted, we will need you to provide us with the name, job title and email address for a professional reference from your current or most recent employer. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview please let us know.

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