Slow Arnesse GmbH
Slow Arnesse GmbH

Head Bartender (m/w/d)


Slowness is a collective of People, Places and Projects that reframe the way we live, work and interact. Drawing insights from regenerative agriculture, adaptive reuse and the slow movement, we are currently developing places around the world that offer a deeper, more conscious and collaborative form of hospitality.

The role is based at Arnesse, a historic manor house in the picturesque Uckermark district, one and a half hours outside of Berlin. Restored and furnished in collaboration with artists, designers and craftsmen, the neo-gothic architecture houses 15 guest rooms, a restaurant serving farm-to-table cuisine, a historical gymnasium, and a plant-filled solarium for private dining and events. The property is set amid expansive gardens on a private lake and features an outdoor pool. Opening in summer 2024, it will provide an extraordinary experience as a countryside retreat for good food, abundant nature and holistic health. Arnesse has been featured as a Financial Times 2024 hotel opening of the year and promises to become a unique addition to the Berlin region's hospitality landscape.

We are looking for an experienced Head Bartender with experience working in dynamic, high-end hospitality and a wider understanding of trends in global hospitality. They will be responsible for leading the beverage and cultivating an inspired, professional, and inclusive working environment within the bar team. They will report to and work closely with the Restaurant Manager to help deliver excellent F&B experiences to all guests at Arnesse. The successful candidate will be motivated to develop their skills in all areas of hospitality, bring creative flair to the menu design and be committed to creating meaningful human connections through hospitality.


  • Cultivate excellent guest relationships by maintaining a zero-tolerance approach to poor service/product quality.
  • Plan daily operations and workflows between bar, service and kitchen, in close cooperation with the front-of-house team.
  • Support the Bar Operations Manager in identifying, building, and maintaining strategic relationships with suppliers and brands, and developing long term plans to utilize those partnerships for the benefit of Arnesse.
  • Manage and schedule staff, providing training and regular feedback.
  • Oversee an ambitious beverage program to deliver outstanding products to guests, with an emphasis on locality.
  • Lead the bar team by example and create an inclusive and collaborative working culture that fosters a strong creative output.
  • Work closely with the Restaurant Manager to deliver excellence in all F&B outlets daily.
  • Embody a solution-driven approach to daily tasks.
  • Build and maintain excellent inter-departmental relationships, supporting all colleagues in the shared goal of delivering daily excellence to our guests.


  • At least 2-3 years of experience in a busy bar role.
  • Experience in basic stock management procedures and software.
  • Basic knowledge and competency in Microsoft Excel and relevant software.
  • An open-minded, inclusive approach to work.
  • An open-minded approach when it comes to innovation, creativity and wider learning in related fields (including but not limited to wine, spirit production, non-alcoholic products such as tea and coffee, health, general wellness, etc.) is a plus.
  • Passion for creativity and discovery, whether through culture, design, travel or other.
  • Fluent German and English, both spoken and written, to effectively communicate with guests and team members.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Daily team meals prepared on-site using locally sourced ingredients.
  • Housing assistance in case you need to move to Uckermark.
  • Brand new bar, kitchen, and restaurant equipment.
  • Career development and training programs that support personal & professional growth.
  • Company Pension Plan Support (Betriebliche Altersvorsorge).
  • Make use of up to two massage treatments at Arnesse per year.
  • Mobility budget that can be used for either JobRad, BVG ticket or Deutschlandticket.
  • Various discounts at Corporate Benefits.
  • Work with a team of exceptional individuals with over 20 years of experience in various remarkable hospitality environments.
  • Discounts at SOFI & Reethaus.
  • Enjoy a free night at Arnesse and a meal for two within the first half year of employment.
Updated: 1 month ago
Job ID: 10711071
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Slow Arnesse GmbH

11-50 employees

Arnesse is a historic manor house in the picturesque Uckermark district, one and a half hours outside of Berlin. Restored and furnished in collaboration with artists, designers an…

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