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Restaurant Manager

  • Exciting, new venue in Eastern Suburbs

  • Passionate about quality, service & seasonal offerings

  • Lead and manage a large team - great environment

A new & exciting venue requires an experienced Restaurant Manager to manage a prestigious venue.

Your new company
This venue is a part of a new establishment incorporating a Bar, Restaurant and Cafe. This role as Restaurant Manager is taking ownership and managing a successful restaurant that prides itself on offering quality service and providing 5 star food and functions to Yarra Valley locals.

Your new role
As the restaurant manager and reporting directly to the GM of Food & Beverage, you will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with the executive and head chef in menu creation and development in accordance with seasonal produce

  • Managing a large team of 50+ staff including supervisors, front of house staff, chefs and kitchen hands

  • Ensuring the day-to-day operations of the venue are running smoothly and efficiently

  • Driving the restaurant activities including front of house staff

  • Ensuring delivery of exceptional customer service

  • Managing a busy restaurant

  • Effectively managing budgets for labour and food costs

  • Implementing OHS and food safety practices

  • Maintaining food safety procedures

  • Maintenance of cleaning schedules and standards

What you'll need to succeed '

  • Strong and demonstrated experience in managing a busy Restaurant

  • Experience in managing financial targets, budgets and costs in a hospitality environment

  • Passion and extensive experience in food and beverage industry

  • Strong leadership skills in the hospitality industry and a passion for mentoring and developing staff

  • Exceptional customer service

  • Experience in fine dining

  • Strong knowledge of food handling standards and OHS

  • Food handling certificate and RSA

  • Ability to work in a changing environment with supportive back of house

  • Strong financial and business acumen

  • Ability to make decisions on the spot within a complex environment

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and work well within a team environment

What you'll get in return

  • The opportunity to manage a busy Restaurant and make this role your own

  • Opportunity to combine passion for hospitality, management skills and business acumen to create a successful venue and business with financial rewards

  • Opportunity to run and manage a new venue

  • Attractive salary package and incentives

  • Local venue - opportunity to give back to your community

  • Varied role with restaurant and functions

  • Fun working environment

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Stacie Garland

Date Posted
Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Melbourne, VIC 3116
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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