Food & Beverage | Listed 04 June

Bacchus Restaurant & Bar – Restaurant Manager

Work type
Full time

About EVT 

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. EVT encompasses Entertainment businesses that excite every sense, Ventures driven by a passion for new opportunities and Travel businesses that always feel local and authentic. At EVT, we’re the shakers and the Daymakers. The experience creators. The possibility makers and opportunity takers. We aim to make a positive impact on our people, communities and environment, every day. 

About Rydges 

Australian & New Zealand owned and operated for more than 30 years, Rydges operates quality city, suburban, and resort-style hotels in key destinations across Australia and New Zealand, with a refreshingly down-to-earth approach. Rydges provides genuine local hospitality with quality essentials alongside its trademark ‘too easy’ service. 

About Rydges South Bank Brisbane

Level up your career with the best in Brisbane hospitality. Rydges South Bank is located in the heart of Brisbane’s arts and entertainment precinct, offering a variety of rooms, with state-of-the-art features, and fantastic amenities, including Soleil Pool Bar and the award-winning Bacchus Restaurant onsite. We can’t wait to hear from you!

About the role

We’re looking for a seasoned professional who’s passionate about fine dining but also understands the importance of creating an accessible, vibrant space that welcomes all guests, offering a blend of exceptional cuisine and a warm, engaging environment. You’ll manage all aspects of our restaurant and bar, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, high-tea, functions, special events, and à la carte services. With a team of 25+ staff, you’ll lead, develop, and engage them to ensure exceptional service and a lively atmosphere.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Manage, develop and engage all staff to continually ensure service excellence across of Restaurant services 
  • Strive to achieve all budgetary, revenue, performance and payroll targets 
  • Monitor appropriate service and performance standards to ensure service consistency, excellence and care for guests at all times
  • Lead and inspire a well-structured team of food and wine professionals to enhance performance, achieve business goals, financial budgets and service standards
  • In conjunction with Sales & Marketing develop and implement activities and campaigns to drive business growth and revenue
  • Liaise with Hotel departments to ensure smooth transition of hotel services between departments, particularly Kitchen and Sales & Marketing 
  • Respond to all guest feedback in a professional and timely manner 
  • Be a key source of information and knowledge on all food and wine options, including pairings

Benefits & perks 

At EVT, we want our people to experience our businesses and be brand and experience advocates. So, we make sure access to amazing ‘Elevate Perks’ are available to all staff from day dot. 

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.  
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, LyLo, QT, Atura, and more.  
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more.  
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo.  
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network.  
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.   
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.   

Skills & experience 

  • 2 years’ experience in a high end dining
  • Previous experience in a supervisory or management role 
  • Significant knowledge and passion for food and wine 
  • Ability to work across a 24/7 roster
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Certificate
  • Attentive to WHS and Food Safety & Hygiene standards
  • Excellent communication, organisation and problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership and work ethic
  • High standard of personal presentation and grooming 
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast moving environment 

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