Restaurant & Bar Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time


  Wellington City, Wellington/Wairarapa


This property is a 5 star hotel, with 114 guest rooms and suites, six conference rooms and a stunning restaurant and bar overlooking Wellington; Forage Kitchen + Bar.

This position reports directly to the General Manager. You will thrive in a busy environment and will love taking on hotel responsibility whilst being a part of the management team.

If you are passionate about food and wine, ensuring you and your team deliver exceptional service at all times and are ambitious and driven - we want to hear from you!


Lead innovation and creative ideas within your team and the restaurant to improve the online reputation and local perception of the outlet and overseeing the delivery of conference operations and service

Focus on guest relations, recruitment and retention of staff, rostering and planning

Maximise all revenue opportunities and drive promotions with preferred suppliers

Responsible for recruitment, training and development of staff

Drive the passion for achieving targets through average spends and maintain upselling initiatives

Tailor our service to the individual needs of the customer, be a key Heartist driver.

Work Experience

Ability to manage the day to day operations of a restaurant and drive guest satisfaction

Conference Experience preferred

Enjoy being innovative and creative with a passion for dining

Ability to demonstrate great organisational and management skills

Previous experience in a similar role

Must have a supportive/hands on work style

Be eligible to work in New Zealand


Staff meals while on duty

Uniform provided & laundered

Accommodation discounts & Free Anniversary Stay

Staff celebration & tenure recognition

Bring your mate to work – program

Employee Assistance Program

On-going training, learning and development

Access to child care discounts

How To Apply

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