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Sage Hospitality Group Task Force Bar Manager in Denver, Colorado

Why us?

Sage Hospitality Group is set to hire a Task Force Bar Manager to join our team. In this role, you will visit our beautiful properties and travel to exciting cities around the country!

As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.

We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We’re not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it’s what industry leaders do. That’s why we welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do—it’s really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!

Job Overview

Assist with bar operations, menu development, staff training, inventory management and cost controls upon assignment to different properties throughout the company. Help teams to institute best practices and comply with corporate/franchise policies and procedures and federal, state and local regulations. Implement and troubleshoot beverage management systems, and help to develop on-trend menu-items and practices. Motivate and inspire staff to strive for excellence, and help to build community and teamwork within each property.


  • Implement new menus, including cocktail creation and product procurement, costing, staff training and operational execution, with the aid of the Sage Beverage Director.

  • Assist with new restaurant/bar openings, including space set up, staff training, and implementation of Sage standards.

  • Implement and train teams on Sage beverage management software, including recipe creation and costing, inventory audits and analysis, POS integration and menu engineering.

  • Train properties on proper bar technique and hospitality, working with groups or one-on-one to ensure consistency and quality in both execution and presentation of menu offerings, as well as guest interaction.

  • Respond to customer trends, needs, issues, comments and problems to ensure a quality experience and enhance future sales prospects, while ensuring compliance with Sage beverage mandates and practices.

  • Assist properties with floor management and administrative duties, and support needs of property management, working in concert to achieve goals when asked.

  • Maintain regular communication with executive leadership, working in concert to achieve shared goals and making recommendations on property direction when appropriate.

  • Monitor and control the maintenance/sanitation of the various outlet areas and equipment to protect the assets, comply with regulations and ensure quality service.


Education/Formal Training

More than two years of post high school education. College Degree recommended.


At least five years of experience behind the bar, as well as at least two years of experience with cocktail and menu development, cost management, inventory management, direct staff management, ordering and receiving.


  • Advanced knowledge of spirits, beer, and both modern and classic cocktail recipes.

  • Familiarity with product brands and distributors, and adept at product ordering and processing invoices.

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently behind the bar, both in service and while attending to guests.

  • May require knowledge of policies and procedures and the ability to determine course of action based on these guidelines.

  • Supervision/management communication skills are required.

  • Requires ability to investigate and analyze current activities or information and make logical conclusions and recommendations.

  • Ability to make occasional decisions which are generally guided by established policy and procedures.

  • Excellent comprehension for assisting with guest and associate matters. Interpreting instructions from superiors.

  • Must have excellent oral communication for communicating with guests and associates, issuing instructions and communicating policies, as well as written communication when reporting to associates.

  • Ability to make connections with fellow workers and understand how to teach without condescension, motivate others based on what their goals and objectives are, and adjust expectations based on the objectives of the business.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift, push, pull and carry tables, chairs, trays, plates, and chaffing dishes on a daily basis, 20 -40 lbs.

  • Bending -Bend to pick up dropped items as needed. Bend to assist in serving food or getting supplies.

  • Mobility -95% of shift covering all areas of outlets supervising.

  • Continuous standing to assist at hostess station -minimal stationary standing.

  • Climbing stairs -varies by location. No driving required.


Inside 95% of work day. Temperatures can exceed 100 degrees if working at location with outside dining facilities and when assisting in kitchen


  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays

  • Travel, transportation, and meals reimbursed while on assignment

  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.

  • Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.

  • Matching 401K

  • Tuition Reimbursement

ID: 2023-19903

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : Sage Hospitality Group

Outlet: Not Applicable

Category: Restaurant Operations

Min: USD $75,000.00/Yr.

Max: USD $90,000.00/Yr.

Tipped Position: No

Address : 1575 Welton St

City : Denver

State : Colorado

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability