Crimson & Rye, a craft cocktail bar and lounge cocooned in the lobby of Midtown Manhattan’s Lipstick building, is seeking a new lead bartender to join our team. This individual should have hospitality experience and a desire to help support and grow our business everyday. Passion for cocktail culture, hospitality, and innovation is a must.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee all front of house and back of house staff
  • Create and administer staff schedule
  • Support special events team with their sales efforts and coordinate and oversee the execution of all events
  • Conduct and manage daily, weekly, and monthly inventories
  • Responsible for all fiscal elements of sales and operations
  • Developing new menu items and ideas
  • Generating and maintaining new business
  • Liaise and work collaboratively with corporate marketing and operations team

Ideal candidates possess:

  • A gregarious and outgoing personality
  • A creative thinker with an aptitude for developing and executing new ideas
  • An excellent palette for drink development and pairings
  • A socially minded attitude
  • A sophisticated personal style
  • A serious passion for food, drink, and hospitality
  • A team player approach to management

This is a full-time position. Compensation commensurate upon experience. Interested candidates should email resumes and cover letters to Charles Pouchot -