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Collective Retreats

Collective Retreats

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Overview: Collective Retreats

Life, above all, is meant to be a powerful experience lived to the utmost, enjoyed and shared with others. We believe that we have the opportunity to create something unique and better that connects us to each other and our surroundings.

Collective Retreats is a new, meaningful, way to travel. We are a venture-back, fast growth hospitality company that concepts and operates asset-light resorts in the most iconic destinations. With a passion for the craft of hospitality and a shared appreciation for exploration, adventure, innovation and the outdoors, Collected Retreats is committed to reshaping the luxury travel experience.

Collective Beliefs: A Life in Service to Others | The Power of Experiences | Happiness in Simplicity | Connection is Rare & Wonderful

Collective Qualities: Empathy | Courage | Honesty & Integrity | Humility & Optimism | Innovation & Continuous Improvement

Overview: Role

Embark on a spirited journey with us as the Beverage Manager at our Retreat, where your role transcends the ordinary. Here, amidst the serenity and beauty of our haven, you are tasked with the alchemy of mixing, the artistry of presentation, and the science of flavor. Your mission? To weave an innovative and world-class beverage program that dances in perfect harmony with our unique culinary offerings, elevating our overall guest experience.

The role will include oversight of the training and development of all service staff, curating and updating the bar program, and instilling service excellence. The Beverage Manager will create an environment of hospitality and generosity in every interaction and promote a sense of community between all of our team members.


  • 4+ years of experience acting as a lead bartender/service manager or similar role in a luxury hospitality, food & beverage, or bar environment
  • The capacity to work within an ever-changing environment, assisting to develop operating procedures as the business dictates and the willingness to to support in other areas of the food & beverage operation if needed
  • An advocate and ambassador of service standards that understands the critical role that exceeding and maintaining service expectations plays in building a successful food & beverage operations
  • Encompassing most aspect of beverage operations this role calls upon but is not limited to: beverage menu development, beverage service, beverage innovation, design , workflow and management as their pertain to the beverage program
  • Supply expert knowledge of wine and spirits and ensure the quality of all beverage items, ingredients and preparation methods while following and keeping to all local, state, and federal laws related to alcoholic beverage service and consumption
  • Design and oversee implementation of cocktail, spirit, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverage training for bar and service staff
  • Assist in training new team members current standard operating procedures and development of any training materials
  • Assist in counting monthly inventory and pars of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and inputting them into any inventory software or documents
  • Ongoing development of bar program to ensure detailed product knowledge, growth, and professionalism of team.
  • Effective communication during pre-service meetings of information relating to all beverage offerings, guests and daily operations
  • Set the standards of service unique to our property, consistently working to improve the delivery of service, and implementing all systems to ensure smooth operations
  • Implement effective policies to ensure that overall bar cleanliness meets State Health Code standards, with the expectation of passing with a letter A grade
  • Scheduling, payroll, and management of all Food & Beverage team members
  • Assistance with event strategy, coordination, and delivery

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 4 years experience in similar position in luxury hospitality environment
  • Strong spirits knowledge, craft cocktails experience a must
  • Strong wine knowledge, with any certification a plus
  • Willingness to learn, participate, and create beverage training and development opportunities for the food & beverage team

Requirements for Employment:

  • Fluent in English
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Must be available to work variable shifts on both weekdays and weekends (24-40 hours/week)
  • Must be willing to work in an outdoor setting, including all-weather conditions (rain, wind, heat, etc.)
  • Ability to regularly lift 25 lbs

Compensation & Perks:

  • Salary Range: $70,000 - $75,000 annually.
  • Employee sponsored healthcare programs
  • Friends and Family rate at all Collective Retreat locations and employee free and discounted nights

Collective Hotels & Retreats (CH&R) core belief is that life, above all, is meant to be a powerful experience lived to the utmost, enjoyed and shared with others. It is our responsibility to ensure that those experiences are created in an environment that is diverse, inclusive and equitable for all. We are committed to creating this environment for each other, our guests and our partners because we know that a sustainable and healthy environment is one that allows for access and opportunity for everyone.

Collective Retreats is committed to creating an accessible environment and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact candidateaccomodations@collectiveretreats.com