Food & Beverage | Listed 23 February

Rydges Wellington – Assistant Restaurant 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 Food and Beverage outlets, guiding and developing the management skills of the outlet supervisors and team-leaders.
  • To contribute to and be part of weekly meetings along with the F&B Operations Manager, Restaurant Manager and Supervisors. Working from a scripted template of the weekly goings on. Minutes are to be recorded for transparency & reference, with minutes being emailed to the F&B Operations Manager.
  • Ensure bookings are maximised by using yielding strategies developed in conjunction with management.
  • Ensure there are no cash or stock losses.
  • Understand, lead and train the team with all loyalty programs set out for both the Rydges and Portlander brands. 
  • To maintain all grooming standards.
  • Assist with rosters 3 weeks in advance 
  • Control/contribute to all daily communications with staff.

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 

  • a minimum of 2 years’ experience in leading a large team of above twenty staff
  • experience with rostering across 4 departments of F&B
  • You will have experience with software such as Emplive , Inrasys and Opera for rostering, managing costs, reporting and cash-ups
  • experience in forecasting, planning and executing strategies to increase and drive revenue
  • a real people person who is able to lead by example in a hands on way
  • excellent customer service and proven experience in running a busy restaurant/F&B operation

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