Overview

  • Work-life balance, less than 50 hours a week and Sundays off, No public holidays
  • 2 weeks off at Christmas
  • $800 – $1000 in tips a week

The Venue

A well-known restaurant and Sydney institution located in the heart of the CBD. Classically styled with a definite contemporary European theme and quality fit out.

Open Monday-Saturday (no Sundays) for lunch and dinner. The clientele is corporate but very loyal with lots of regulars. Excellent and warm service, run by passionate and hands on owners.

This is a highly professional environment which offers the candidate the chance to work within a very rewarding company. You’ll be working with an award-winning 3 wine goblet list, over 400 bins, a mixture of European classics with New World contemporaries.

The Person

You will be reporting to the owners and responsible for all FOH operations within the group. This is a hands on role where your leadership abilities will be finely tuned. Necessary qualities include being very comfortable leading from the front, financial astute, operationally sound and strategically focused.

Key objectives will be exceeding profit targets, customer satisfaction and product quality levels, as well as driving your teams to achieve the highest level of service.

Ideally, you’ll be someone from a restaurant background who thrives on managing large teams. Also, an experienced manager who is totally service driven, who has that passion for floor service and customers. Other essentials include strong leadership skills and being level headed in a dynamic and very busy environment.

The Role

This is a role for a strong and passionate restaurant manager who wants to take the next step of their career and establish themselves. You will learn from the owners and this will give you the experience to take the next steps into Operations and Business Management.

The Owners are very hands on and creative so you will be expected to work alongside of them and help execute their ideas whilst also adding to the mix.

You will be leading, training and working alongside a small and passionate team. Since it is a service driven role, so you have to get in there with the rest of the team and be quite hands on. Other expectations include being an admin savvy with rosters, cashing up, hiring, and training staff and setting up SOP’S and sequences of service.

A second venue will be opening soon! You will play a key role in helping set it up, train staff, and really have an impact on the venue from start to finish.

Part of the responsibilities of the general manager will be overseeing both venues, ensuring everything is running smoothly and reporting directly to the owners.

Requirements

Exhibit the ability to run a very busy and fast paced restaurant. Also, always prepare to step in when required. Having a cool temperament while maintaining happy staff and customers is important.

Personality We are looking for that warm, engaging, and welcoming personality. Someone that can make all guests feel comfortable and want to come back again and again.

If you have the right attitude and enthusiasm to be a success, this role is open for you. This is ideal if you have a background in restaurant management. Also, this is perfect if you’re looking for a job that offers a work/life balance. Having a presence on the floor is where you find yourself most drawn to. With a positive energy and stacks of confidence, you will lead the floor team by example.

Rewards

You get incredible and consistent tips ranging from $800-$1000 a week. Not only will you be working in one of the most established and prominent venues in town, but will also be well rewarded for your efforts. This is a rare chance to be mentored and work side by side with extremely passionate owner-operators. Salary range is up to $100K+ Super + $800-$1000 Tips, depending on experience. Plus, a work-life balance of less than 50 hours a week with Sundays off.

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