Kitchen | Listed 01 November

Rydges Sails Port Macquarie – Sous Chef

Work type
Full time

The Venue

Join Port Macquarie’s number 1 resort and Australia’s most highly regarded Hospitality and Entertainment Group, EVENT! 

At Sails Resort by Rydges, we are all about celebrating the good things in life; we are passionate about creating a venue where people of all ages can enjoy, sharing a little bit of something for everyone.

We build teams who know how to deliver guest experiences like no other. Our leaders are expected to always drive the teams they support to create magical moments for every guest – big and small! 

This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced Sous Chef who would be committed to imbedding themselves in the team, while enjoying some well earnt lifestyle balance

Sails Port Macquarie is a 92 room waterfront Resort Hotel overlooking the Marina and Hastings river. The resort includes Port Macquarie’s most picturesque conference and event spaces and the always delicious Boathouse Bar & Restaurant. 

Sails is also part of the EVENT hospitality and Entertainment network which includes brands across Australia such as Rydges, QT, ATURA and Independent Collection hotels as well as EVENT cinemas and Thredbo Alpine Resort to name a few. 

The Role

Having earnt your stripes in our industry you’ll already know how things should run. Each day you’ll front up to lead a team of unique individuals, ensuring each person is; ready to go, knows what to do, is energised, and feels valued. 

All the while you’ll need to take full responsibility of the venues profitability, strategically driving new initiatives to continue to drive growth year on year.

In a nutshell, you will need to

  • Understand how to deliver exemplary guest experience. This incredible venue feels warm and welcoming with a casual tone of engagement. Underpinned by knowledgeable, professional execution.
  • Lead & Coach a diverse team of people.  Ensuring that team culture is guest focused, community led, and sales driven.
  • Competency to drive the financial results of the department.  Be sales focused, create and lead the team to execute revenue initiatives. Demonstrate proven results in management of financial controls.
  • Passion for product. Support the extraordinary teams within the business to deliver consistency around all aspects of the venue brand; Including a detailed knowledge of the product and service standards.
  • Establish a healthy working environment for the team – enjoyable, educational, results focused and respectful.

The Person

Judgement … EVT Managers are curious. We’re looking for people that can identify issues quickly, delivering solutions that exceed customer expectations, enhances the EVT reputation, and ensures the Sails is a roaring success.

Drive… EVT Managers are hungry to succeed. We’re after leaders that are willing to see beyond their job to make a real difference. Each day you’ll challenge yourself to flex outside of your comfort zone – leading by example and showing your team that managing at Sails is a team event.

Influence… EVT Managers are aware. We’re after managers who understand themselves like we understand hospitality having the ability to adapt their approach to get the best out of our people with ease.

When you join Sails Resort by Rydges, you are joining a company that values you. We offer competitive salaries, amazing discounts at Australia wide venues with a tonne of training and development opportunities, supporting our talented pool of hospitality professionals.

If the above sounds like you, get in touch with us today.

Send your Application to Executive Chef [email protected] 

Apply now