Food & Beverage | Listed 27 February

Rydges Melbourne – Food & Beverage Supervisors

Work type
Full time

Undergoing a complete transformation, the iconic Rydges Melbourne is reopening in April 2023 and is on the hunt for Food & Beverage Supervisors just as sharp as its brand-new look.

This is our flagship in the making; this is Rydges, reimagined. With a complete refurbishment of all 370 rooms, suites and apartments, nine events spaces, terrace overlooking Her Majesty’s Theatre, interactive fitness centre and rooftop pool. The new Rydges Melbourne will offer unforgettable hospitality. 

Rydges Melbourne will unveil a new restaurant and bar, that will hero local seasonal produce and excite the senses. Reporting into the Director of Food & Beverage and working alongside our award winning Executive Head Chef, we are after a hands-on Food & Beverage Supervisors standouts who will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of our new restaurant, bar and In-Room Dining… Is your mind racing yet? 

Throw your hat in the ring to be a part of the pre-opening team and make Rydges Melbourne the talk of the town.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure optimum performance in day-to-day operations, specific duties and special projects as assigned
  • Lead by example in providing excellent customer service in a warm and friendly manner, and showing pride in the Rydges brand
  • Conduct “on the job” training sessions for Front of House staff and Implement SOP’s, opening and closing procedures and checklists as required for service, ensuring standards are maintained at all times
  • Monitor the floor and be of assistance in supervision and operation
  • Monitor service personnel’s appearance and grooming
  • Effective shift planning to ensure all regular services and events are adequately covered, with sufficient notice given to staff
  • Ensure good management of beverage and consumable stock levels – rotate stock ensuring used by dates are noted and dealt with in a timely manner to source alternatives.
  • Be aware of and adhere to all procedures including security, fire and the Workplace Health and Safety Act
  • Be familiar with and observe all house rules and policies as set out in the Employee Handbook.               
  • Continually work on improving staff’s product knowledge and upselling skills. 

About You:

  • Food and Beverage team leaders/ supervisors with a proven track record. But if you are passionate food and beverage professional that is keen on their first management role, we want to hear from you as well!
  • Passion for the hospitality industry, demonstrated with sound product knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to liaise with guests and stakeholders at all levels 
  • Immaculate grooming standards and personal presentation
  • Available and willing to work weekends, public holidays, opening and closing shifts
  • Posses a valid RSA certificate

Benefits & Perks: 

  • Dry-cleaned uniforms 
  • Daily staff meals 
  • 50% off stays at EVENT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura & Independent Collection by EVENT 
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class and more
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVENT network

About EVT:

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. There are lots of opportunities across our range of celebrated brands, spanning Entertainment, Ventures and Travel.  At EVT we believe it’s more than just a job, with Elevate Perks our team members and their families get to enjoy a great range of discounts across our experiences. In a world of cookie cutter experiences, here at EVT we believe in a mindset that is all about changing the game. Because while our customers come from different walks of life, they all share one thing in common, the desire for stand-out experiences that escape the ordinary. It’s why we are constantly adding new dimensions to all we do. Bringing people together in fresh and original ways across Entertainment, Ventures and Travel. Our 70+ hotels stretch from Sydney to Queenstown to Perth and each is locally inspired, just like our team, our customers and you. We’re for making the day better. We include. We nurture talent and promote internally. 

Our Environment: 

Protecting the environment is important to everyone. At EVT, we pledge to make change happen by implementing sustainable practices across our group, both now and in the future. Find out what it means to us at 

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