Restaurant Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Saltwater Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar

  Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty/Waikato

Job Title: Restaurant Manager Company: Saltwater Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar Location: Mount Maunganui, New Zealand

About Us: Saltwater Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar is a premier seafood restaurant located in the beautiful coastal town of Mount Maunganui. We are known for our commitment to serving the freshest seafood in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Our mission is to provide our guests with an exceptional dining experience that showcases the flavors of the ocean.

Job Description: We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Restaurant Manager to join our team at Saltwater Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar. As the Restaurant Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of our restaurant. You will be responsible for managing day-to-day restaurant operations, supervising staff, and delivering exceptional customer service.


  • Oversee the daily operation of the restaurant, ensuring high standards of service, quality, and cleanliness.
  • Train, motivate, and manage restaurant staff, including servers, bartenders, and host/hostess teams.
  • Create and maintain staff schedules to optimize labor costs and meet service standards.
  • Manage inventory, order supplies, and control food and beverage costs.
  • Maintain and enforce health and safety standards.
  • Handle customer inquiries, complaints, and ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase restaurant revenue and profitability.
  • Collaborate with the kitchen team to maintain the highest food quality standards.
  • Monitor and analyze financial performance and report to the restaurant owner.
  • Promote and maintain a positive and inclusive work environment.
  • Participate in staff hiring and performance evaluations.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and competitor activities to make informed decisions.


  • Proven experience as a Restaurant Manager or in a similar role in the hospitality industry.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Excellent customer service and communication abilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.
  • Knowledge of restaurant operations, including food and beverage service, inventory management, and cost control.
  • Familiarity with restaurant software and point-of-sale (POS) systems.
  • Duty Manager Certificate
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Passion for seafood and a commitment to quality.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement.
  • Staff discounts on food and beverages.
  • A supportive and dynamic work environment.
  • Stunning coastal location in Mount Maunganui.

If you are a motivated and experienced Restaurant Manager who is passionate about delivering exceptional dining experiences and leading a dedicated team, we invite you to join our Saltwater Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar family.

Saltwater Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants of all backgrounds to apply. We look forward to reviewing your application and meeting you soon!

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