Food & Beverage | Listed 22 March

Rydges Wellington – Assistant Bar Manager

New Zealand
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 Wellington

The world’s coolest little capital is calling your name! Rydges Wellington is the perfect blend of contemporary and functional, with a side of passionate gastronomy at their signature restaurant, Portlander. Want to be part of the team dedicated to crafting memorable guest moments from check-in to check-out? We’d love to hear from you?

About the role

  • To maintain a hands-on approach to the co-ordination of the Bar, guiding and developing the skills of team members.
  • To assist in the creation, implementation of drink list and the overseeing of Bar promotions and Beverage analysis.
  • To encourage and facilitate Beverage training courses that includes product knowledge & service standard.
  • To monitor the day-to-day provision of quality customer service in each of Beverage outlets, ensuring a high level of consistency.
  • To monitor expenditure in all other expense areas for the Beverage outlets, ensuring the outlet managers receive assistance in the achievement of budgeted targets.
  • Oversee successful stocktakes and wastage reports, including cash reports. Report to the Venue Manager with results – in conjunction with Assistant Restaurant Manager.

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 

  • At least 1- 2 years Bar Supervisor experience with strong local market knowledge (Wellington)
  • Vast exposure working in a stand- alone bespoke Cocktail & Wine Bars and Hotel Bars/ Lounge
  • Wealth knowledge & understanding about wine and champagne.
  • Guest- savvy, people- oriented, creative, great personality and passionate about beverages
  • With strong emphasize in Social media and up- to- date to latest beverage trends in the market.

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