Food & Beverage | Listed 19 April

Powerhouse Tamworth by Rydges – Kitchen Hand

Work type

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 Powerhouse Tamworth by Rydges

Want to join a team with a sense of history, a penchant for sustainability and a side of country? The Powerhouse Hotel Tamworth by Rydges, a 5-star hotel, is the perfect place to be, with beautiful blend of contemporary design and enveloping coziness, alongside a local-inspired restaurant and bar. We can’t wait to hear from you.

You’ll love working at The Workshop Kitchen at The Powerhouse Hotel Tamworth by Rydges which features slick interiors & a relaxed, upmarket vibe. The restaurant is a popular dining destination with locals & guests & has been serving amazing food & wine since 1986. We’re open every day for breakfast, lunch & dinner.

About the role

If you have a can do attitude, great work ethic & have a knack for cleaning, then we’d love to meet you! Full-time & casual roles are available for the right personalities & in depth training is provided, so if you’re lacking experience, don’t stress, we’ll give you the tools to succeed – just bring a positive ‘can do’ attitude, flexible work ethic & a smile.

Kitchen hand shifts may include days, nights & weekends, so you must be reliable. Immediate start is available to successful candidates.

We are an inclusive environment (mature candidates are encouraged to apply!) where you’ll learn plenty & we celebrate personality, exceptional customer service & success.

Skills & experience

  • You have high standards of presentation for both yourself & your work.
  • You’re ‘hands on’ & instill a sense of fun & positivity in the work space.
  • You’re motivated, able to take direction & committed to continuous improvement.
  • You can work to time frames & have a degree of fitness to keep up with fast paced work.
  • You have the ability to work at times without supervision. 
  • You’re able to work under pressure & multi task in a busy environment.
  • You may have previous kitchen hand or kitchen experience (not a game changer!)

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, 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 

  • Previous F&B management or supervisor experience
  • Enjoy a hands on approach to management & service
  • Demonstrated financial acumen in relation to running a profitable restaurant
  • Sound understanding of & ability to complete back of house operations including stock takes, COG’s and rostering
  • An understanding of Conference & Event sales & service
  • A genuine love & knowledge of great food and wine
  • Ability to lead a team to success and develop those coming up in the industry
  • A talent for customer service with a vibrant and outgoing nature. 

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