Food & Beverage | Listed 01 November

QT Newcastle – Barista / Cafe Wait Team

Work type
Full time

About QT Hotels & Resorts

Excuse me… yes, you. Welcome to QT. Our hotels and resorts stretch from Sydney to Queenstown to Perth and now Newcastle. Each is unique, just like our 1255 people. Care to make it 1256?

Our passion is people, designers, housekeepers and chefs, DJ’s, engineers, porters, baristas and accountants. Together, we create a place of quirky luxury, where service is an art and an honor.

About QT Newcastle

Join our team and be part of the hottest hotel opening for our first ever regional QT property. Opening April 2022, this newest kid on the block is set to transform the CBD of Newcastle. Sitting pretty within a stunning heritage building and surrounded by bars, shops, eateries and a buzzing metropolitan vibe, QT Newcastle is where city life meets coastal charm. Boasting a signature restaurant and bar, plus a spectacular Rooftop bar with breathtaking views stretching across Newcastle Harbour and the Tasman Sea. Great public transport will make your commute a breeze, centrally located in the East End Precinct of Newcastle’s CBD.

The Role

QT Newcastle is seeking experienced Baristas and a Head Barista with a passion for driving the highest standards for coffee and customer service. Being the flagship regional hotel for QT Hotels & Resorts, we are looking for a fantastic leader and team members to continue & improve on our signature QT service & experiences. 

As we are a medium to small hotel consisting of 104 guest rooms and four food and beverage outlets, this role will require an individual who is very hands on and can work in hybrid rolls. Reporting to the Restaurant Manager, you will be directly responsible for the overall guest experience, providing timely and delicious food and beverage offerings and deliver QT signature service for our guests and to the local community. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Café.
  • Manage the ordering and stock control of multiple outlets.
  • Be aware of food and coffee trends locally and internationally
  • Be aware of payroll and adjust accordingly
  • Handle complaints so that it leaves customers satisfied and impressed.
  • Participate in all outlet operation when needed
  • Constantly motivate staff and be positive and passionate about our products.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven previous experience in a similar role with a Specialty Coffee background
  • Have experience in a high volume café
  • Has a focus on growing and developing a team of passionate café and hotel people.
  • Professional and personable, with excellent communication skills and a can-do attitude.
  • You’re pre-equipped with sound decision making and problem-solving skills, especially under pressure.
  • You hold a current RSA
  • Must have the appropriate legal requirements to work in Australia.
  • Outstanding communications and presentation skills both written and verbal.

QT Life

We’re for the passionate. The progressive. We include. We nurture talent and promote internally. When you work here, you don’t just come to work, you bring yourself to work. 

Of course we love great food. Natural service. Beautiful art, elegant design. Cocktails. Music. Luxury. But people are what make QT. One. By. One. Are you? One, I mean? Let’s find out..

QT Benefits

  • Renowned for excellence in guest experiences, design and fine dining.
  • An ideas-driven, ever-evolving and rapidly expanding company.
  • We’re connected to our local creative and culinary communities.
  • Career growth through our Event Entertainment & Hospitality network.
  • Discounted movies at Event Cinemas & hefty accommodation savings.
  • CBD location, close to shops, entertainment and all public transport.
  • New hotel opening, be part of the opening team from planning to execution.

Apply now