Bar Manager at the Old Palace Chester

Bar Manager– £22k - £25k per annum  

Old Palace Chester, The Old Palace, Little St John St, Chester CH1 1SN 

Full Time   

Start Date May 2021  

Please submit a covering letter with your application 

Between ancient ruins and the exquisite riverfront, where a remarkable history and a stunning contemporary style meet, sits Old Palace Chester. This flawless setting offers palatial grandeur, an unrivalled location and all the space you could need for the most exceptional wedding day. There is simply nowhere else like it, and this unique Cheshire wedding venue can be exclusively yours.  

Artemis at the Old Palace are embarking on a large-scale recruitment process to meet the demands of our forward booking schedule, which is full with events that had to change booking dates due to lockdown.   

If you are an experienced professional hoping to restart your hospitality career, then our company can provide what most others can’t, a secure future with lots of pre-booked work, and plenty of ongoing advancement opportunities.   

Artemis are looking for a passionate Bar Manager based at the Old Palace Chester, the successful candidate must be self-motivated, have a passion for good food, drink and service, calm under pressure and be able to work in a small team. Experience in weddings and conferences, 100+ covers, fine dining and event bars, together with a strong background in food/bar led establishments.   

Artemis is a company that is proud to provide the finest quality, modern British food and drink to high end wedding clients, across 11 beautiful, privately owned estates around the UK. Part of the Artemis Group, the Old Palace Chester is well regarded locally, operating as an elegant wedding venue with demanding clientele who expect nothing but the highest levels of service and everlasting memories.   


  • 1 years’ experience as a bar manager. 

  • Personal Licence holder. 

  • Willing to become the DPS if required. 

  • Own transport is essential due to the location.    

  • Candidates must be eligible to work full-time in the UK.   


  • Report to the General Manager day-to-day, the Group Bar Manager is your departmental head. 

  • Some lone working. 

  • Management plus delivery of both administrative and the operational aspects of the weddings.  

  • Compliance with the legalities and licensing regulations of the provision of alcohol.  

  • Stock ordering and control  

Benefits of working with us   

  • Overtime paid.  

  • Company bonus scheme. 

  • Pension scheme. 

  • Uniform provided  

  • H&S – training will be given. 

  • Food Hygiene – training will be given. 

Salary £22k - £25k per annum    

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