Restaurant manager (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  The WineKitchen

  Blenheim Central, Marlborough

The WineKitchen is a small quality over quantity restaurant located in Marlborough. The owner, who is also the chef, is inspired by the Asian-Franco cuisine. We work with a small menu, and base this off seasonal and local fresh food. Moreover, we have an extensive wine list with some of the top New Zealand wineries and a wide selection of international wines.

We are now seeking applicants for a front of house manager. The role consists of:

  • Managing and training staff
  • Controlling stock 
  • Setting up menus in consultation with the chef
  • Arranging the wine list
  • Setting up the till
  • Customer relations with the guests
  • Setting up the restaurant accordingly to reservations 
  • Maintaining a clean and healthy environment for customers and staff
  • Organize functions and events

You will need:

  • Understanding of HACCP
  • A good knowledge of New Zealand and international wines, in which WSET 1 & 2 is essential -  WSET 3 is a pro
  • Good understanding of the classic cuisine
  • Sufficient English language skills – preferably speak multiple languages due to tourism flow
  • A representative attitude 
  • Be able to work evenings and weekend days with split shifts
  • Ideally experience in similar roles in the Wine and Food field
  • Multiskilled and able to handle situations under pressure

You will get:

  • To lead a small team and be part of an award-winning restaurant
  • 30 hours of work weekly
  • Comprehensive pay package to the right applicant
  • Work in a beautiful setting in the Marlborough wine region in New Zealand

How To Apply

Oversees applicants are welcome. Please apply with your resume.

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