Head Bartender at Celtic Developers Group in New York, United States

Celtic Developers Group is looking for a charismatic Head Bartender to join the team within our family. Celtic Developers Group consists of four bustling locations in Union Square, Times Square, Midtown East, and NoMad which focus on harboring good “craic” in a stunning environment. Our newest location, Oscar Wilde has been featured in publications across the world, including the New York Times, and is quickly becoming one of NYC’s most popular hot spots! All of our high volume locations have fun bars where our guests feel like family. At Celtic Developers Group we hope to provide an extravagant environment where every night is made better with just a touch of sophisticated debauchery.


  • Oversee all operations behind the bar. Leading a team of 10+ other bartenders, ensuring consistency and quality of service, product and presentation
  • Ensuring all DOH standards are met at all times
  • Inventory and Cost of Goods Sold management. Taking accurate inventories on a weekly basis, and purchasing along the guidelines of out COG budget
  • Training all new members of the bar team
  • Be the face and personality of our establishment. Meeting new guests, and making returning guests feel like family
  • Maintain expertise on classic drink recipes as well as our specialty cocktail program
  • Guide guests through full steps of service whether they are dining or casually drinking
  • Balance Cash and receipts with honesty and integrity
  • Ensure all safety and cleanliness procedures are being followed behind the bar at all times
  • Ensure guest's safety by never over-serving a guest
  • Maintain expertise on all of our food menus; making thoughtful suggestions, knowledge of allergies and substitutions as well as pairings


  • Self- starting with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to lead a team, by setting a strong example and following up on implementation of policies and procedures
  • NYC DOH Food Handler’s Certification
  • Outgoing personality with a knack for communication and customer service
  • Must exemplify the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and leadership
  • Perfect free-pour at 1.5 oz 100% of the time, and quick use of a jigger for rocks, neat, and specialty cocktail pouts
  • Extensive knowledge of drink recipes, spirits, beer, wine & whiskey
  • High volume NYC experience is required
  • General Math Skills

Our Core Values

  • Honesty: is the keystone to creating strong relationships, whether with our guests, our team members or each other.
  • Respect: comes from the top down and is earned through honest communication and genuine actions.
  • Hospitality: is creating an environment where friendships are made and celebrated the old fashioned way.
  • Drive: Surrounding ourselves with people who are driven, drives us to create new, exciting, and innovative concepts
  • Communication: is the key to success, with an open door management policy and continuous training.
  • Humor: We are in the entertainment business; our job is to entertain our guests and show them a good time, whether they are the only one in the building or we are standing-room only.
  • Celtic Developers Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to providing employment opportunities based on individual merit.
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