Taiko Bar Manager

Do you enjoy working in a lively atmosphere, have a passion for cocktails and want to work in the best, most vibrant bar in Amsterdam? Do you want to take the next step in your career, show us your talent, and contribute to the exceptional service to our world renowned guests? Then this might be a perfect opportunity for you!

What are you going to do?

As a manager in our Taiko Bar you will be the leader of a great team of professionals serving our guests with drinks, great cocktails and food parings. You will manage the bar team and inspire guests with our international cocktail menu, Asian inspired dishes and provide high quality service. You are proud to give guests a warm welcome and you ensure their satisfaction while you maintain in complete control of payroll and cost control. You will report to the Director of F&B Operations.

What will your 5 star luxury working environment look like?

With excellent service from some of Amsterdam’s best bartenders, supreme bites from Taiko Cuisine and a cocktail menu that makes you feel like you’re in a speakeasy in Roppongi, guests can expect all of this from the welcoming and casual setting of Taiko Bar. On the weekends, DJs create a club-like atmosphere and there’s a high-energy karaoke night for a memorable night out with friends. Taiko Bar translates the sophisticated nightlife of global cities such as Bangkok, Tokyo and Shanghai into the intimate, cozy setting of an Amsterdam neighborhood pub.

We believe the secret ingredients of Taiko Bar’s success are paying special attention to each and every guest and being able to respond effortlessly to their needs. As a team, we are try finding perfect and harmonious flavor combinations and creating an atmosphere filled with happy people.

Taiko Bar is opened Mon-Thu from 4:00PM, Fri-Sun from 12:30PM. The bar closes after midnight, keep this in mind when applying for a position in this wonderful outlet of the Conservatorium Hotel.

The Conservatorium Hotel is a 5 star luxury hotel in Amsterdam and has been selected as one of the best 25 Luxury hotels of Europe over the past 5 years. We are part of ‘The Set Hotels’, which currently consists of 3 properties (Amsterdam, Paris, London) all operating on the highest level of hospitality.

Who are you?

As our new colleague you start every working day with passion and determination. You are open to all guests and enjoy lively conversations. As the bar is always well visited you are a hard working colleague who enjoys team work and works well under pressure.


Furthermore as our new colleague you have:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience at top-tier bars in Amsterdam as supervisor or assistant manager
  • Excellent knowledge of English language
  • Knowledge of Dutch language is mandatory
  • Living in Amsterdam and up to date about events around the city;

What can you expect?

  • A salary starting at €3.000,- (full time) and appropriate employment conditions, like travel allowance based on your commute and a uniform that is cared for at work;
  • An inspiring work environment (it really is!) where you have the opportunity to follow courses and trainings in house to further develop your skills;
  • Discounts in our hotels, restaurants and spa;
  • Experience our ‘joie de vivre’ during various colleague events and celebrations.

Do we have your interest?

Does this sound like an interesting career step for you? Then please contact the Human Resource department via +31 (0)20-570 0000 or send your CV and motivation letter to: recruitment@conservatoriumhotel.com.

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