Job Vacancies

Here at the award winning Whalley Wine Shop and the new Whalley Wine Bar, we’re aiming to be the best retail and hospitality venues in the North West and we need more good people to help our team achieve this goal. We are recruiting enthusiastic and ambitious people with a passion for wine and a natural talent for customer service to progress their careers in the wine industry by joining us in the Shop or our boutique Wine Bar next door.
We have the following job opportunities available…

Full Time Front of House

Are you passionate about Wines and Spirits and customer service?
Are you looking to further your career in the Hospitality industry?
Then we’ve the job for you!!

Due to a very successful first year and ambitious future growth plans an opportunity has come up to join our Front of House team on a full time basis and develop your skills in hospitality.

The Whalley Wine Bar is the new Wine Bar by the team at the national award winning Whalley Wine Shop based in the Heart of The Ribble Valley. We serve a fabulous selection of top-quality Wines & Spirits from around the World. The suitable candidate will work directly with the Bar Manager and Assistant bar manager to assist with offering the best service to our clientele and help with managing the day to day running of one of Lancashire’s most exciting bars.

Previous experience in the world of hospitality is ideal but full training in our own processes will be given. As a specialised wine bar, we will offer you the chance to enhance your Wine and Spirit knowledge by putting you through the WSET courses as well as specialised in house training.

We’re in the heart of the village so driving is not a must however it is desirable. Right by our Bar we have Bus and Train lines running regularly 7 days a week till late.

The Role:
Full time – 40+ hours Per week.
5 shifts a week at 6-10 hours per shift. Monday and Tuesday off each week.
We are after a passionate front of house candidate to learn hospitality and wine service from experienced industry professionals in a fun, and supportive business. We want people who will work hard to offer the very best customer service and improve their own skills along the way.

The Reward:
Competitive rate of pay.
Equal split of tips based on hours worked.
28 days holiday per year.
25% discount off Wine Shop and Wine Bar purchases.

Benefits:
Family run business working with a great team of professionals.
Early finish times (for hospitality!), nearly always finished by 11.30pm.
25% employee discount from the bar and shop.
Food available on shifts that require a break.
Free Gym Membership at PLM fitness.
On-site parking.
WSET training courses provided.

Interested in joining our hard working team of wine lovers? Email our Manager Joe on hello@thewhalleywinebar.com or drop a CV into the bar and grab a coffee to chat.

Date Added: 07/09/22

Contract: Full Time

Closing Date: 26/09/2022

Full time Kitchen Manager

Have experience in a Commercial kitchen but don’t want the pressure of a full Chefs role?
Enjoy producing beautiful food with great ingredients and working as your own boss?
Then we’ve the job for you!!

The Whalley Wine Bar is by the team at the award winning Whalley Wine Shop. Based in the heart of The Ribble Valley we serve a fantastic selection of Wines & Spirits from around the world but also offer a small, locally sourced food offering using top quality ingredients. With no hot kitchen (no ovens or gas) we supply a range of Charcuterie, Cheeseboards, and cold tapas/meze style small plates. The idea is to offer simple, well presented, and high-quality food to accompany wines.

As the food offering has become more popular, we would like to recruit a Full time person to take full control of the kitchen and food preparation. Working directly with the bar manager and owners to maintain and develop a successful and exciting food offering, keep the kitchen staffed and running smoothly and take ownership of all aspects of food hygiene and safer food standards.

We’re in the heart of the village so driving is not a must however it is desirable. Right by our Bar we have Bus and Train lines regularly running 7 days a week till late.

Experience required:
Previous experience in a commercial kitchen essential.
Food hygiene level 2.
Understanding of COSHH and EHO Standards.
Hard working and calm under pressure.
Enjoy working solo without direct supervision.

Responsibilities:
Full control of day to day running of the Kitchen.
Ordering with suppliers to ensure best quality and best price.
Introducing new menu items.
Ensuring all food safety regulations followed.
Ensuring all Health and Safety guidelines followed.
Ensuring part time kitchen staff follow all guidelines set out.

The Reward:
Competitive rate of pay depending on experience.
Equal split of tips based on hours worked.
28 days holiday per year.
25% discount off Wine Shop and Wine Bar purchases.

Benefits:
Family run business working with a great team of professionals.
Early finish times (for hospitality!) nearly always finished by 10.30pm.
25% employee discount from the bar and shop.
Free Gym Membership at PLM fitness.
On-site parking.
Certification and training courses provided.

Interested in joining our hard-working, professional and friendly team? Email our Manager Joe on hello@thewhalleywinebar.com or drop a CV into the bar and grab a coffee to chat.

Date Added: 25/03/22

Contract: Full Time

Closing Date: 26/09/2022