Venue Manager - Restaurant, Cafe & Events

Job Title: Venue Manager - Restaurant, Cafe & Events
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: In region $80K+ (neg.)
Reference: 759611
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Job Published: August 15, 2018 16:30

Job Description

Situated 45 minutes’ drive west of Melbourne’s CBD, our client is seeking a motivated Venue Manager to take ownership of the running of this stunning heritage venue.
The site features a café, bistro dining, golf shop and stunning outdoor locations popular for wedding and event catering as well as market days on Sundays. We are seeking a hospitality professional who is motivated to develop their career, is customer service focused and displays capable business management skills.
The role:
  • Reporting to the General Manager, you will lead, manage and develop staff teams responsible for the restaurant, café, events and golf shop
  • As the face of the venue, you will build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, members and their guests
  • Key working relationships with the head chef and event sales manager
  • Ensure a smooth operational workflow of the front and back of house
  • Build on food and beverage revenue opportunities
  • Maintain high standards of operations within budgetary requirements
  • Report on performance – labour cost, beverage sales, productivity and staffing levels
  • Involvement in recruitment, training and development as well as performance management
  • Motivate and inspire your team to deliver high service standards
  • As part of the leadership team you will be instrumental to the success and future growth of the venue
  • Pathway to senior management role quite possible within 6-12 months

Candidate profile:
  • You will have held a similar management position with a multi-faceted hospitality venue
  • Proven F&B management skills including restaurant service and catering for events
  • The ability to manage and develop staff across the business
  • A high level of commercial and financial acumen
  • Proven success driving revenue and profits
  • A passion for hospitality, leading from the front and developing relationships across all levels of the business
Salary & benefits:
  • Salary in region $80,000 (neg.) plus super & benefits
  • Career growth with an expanding company (new hospitality sites already under construction!)
  • Monday and Tuesday regular days off
  • Free use of golf club and facilities
  • Stunning heritage site and tranquil setting
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