Cafe Manager - Eyre Pantry — Whyalla, Whyalla Area

Lead the Eyre Pantry to the next levelABOUT USThe historic Eyre Hotel in Whyalla offers a front bar, family bistro dining, early breakfast, an all-weather beer garden, and hotel accommodation. Serving the community as part of Matthews Hospitality for over 60 years, the Eyre Hotel is a hotel packed with personality. Where families, mates, work colleagues, and tourists are welcome to relax over pub classics watch their favourite team in the front bar or simply take their time grazing on our locally inspired menu in our spacious family bistro. THE JOB We are seeking a passionate, food-loving, and customer-focused Pantry Manager to join our leadership team on a full-time basis. Working alongside the Head Chef and reporting to the Venue Manager, you will enjoy a dynamic and responsible role. Working closely with other Managers in Gaming, Bar, and Accommodation you will continue to push the venue to greater successDaily management of cafe/pantry operationsDelivering superior, prompt, and consistent service to all customersManaging all customer interactions with the utmost professionalismExcellent knowledge of and ability to execute quality coffee Upholding and maintaining the highest standard of restaurant presentationSuperior planning and execution of promotional activities, functions, and events. Recruitment, training, development, and performance management of your team Implementation of sales and marketing strategies to support the growth and success of the Pantry Ability to roster well and achieve required wage budgets through effective rostering and KPI's without impacting the quality of food, service, or hygiene Effective stock management, control, and required reporting ABOUT YOU You will have a friendly, outgoing, and enthusiastic personality, with outstanding organisation, communication and interpersonal skills. You must also have a passion for customer service, with the ability to lead by example and motivate staff to perform to the best of their abilities. Able to work up to 45 hours per week and start at 6 am most days over a 7-day roster is required including Public Holidays. Occasional evening work for functions and events. Proven experience and leadership skills in managing effective teams across food and beverage service Excellent interpersonal, communication, mentoring, and time management skillsProfessional and approachable personality A hands-on leadership style and team player attitudeAbility to accept significant levels of responsibility and accountabilityExtensive knowledge and interest in food, wine, spirit, and beersCoffee knowledge and experience as a Barista Ability to train, develop, and motivate your team in a positive and energetic manner Strong decision-making skills with an understanding of strategic business issues and enthusiasm to learn Responsible Service of Alcohol (Essential)First Aid (Preferred)THE PERKS We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including ongoing training and development; a competitive salary, recognition, and company discounts.Time off in lieu for overtime and public holidays workedCompetitive salary negotiable and commensurate with experience, salary package starts at $84,000 inclusive of super and meals. Flexibility where possible over weekends and school holidays upon requestA fun, friendly, and vibrant teamSupportive, engaging, and responsive leadership and operations team Private health and gym discountsSalary packaging and sacrificing Training and development opportunities availableOptions for ongoing career development with the groupAPPLYING Please have your resume and cover letter ready to upload and complete each stage of the application process. Whyalla 5600

Applications close Sunday, 7 January 2024
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