Wine Bar Venue Manager

Amphora Wine Bar
North Shore & Northern Beaches
Hospitality & Tourism
Full time
Posted 30d ago

Amphora Wine Bar is your premium destination in an iconic location with uninterrupted Sydney Harbour views. Situated within majestical Luna Park it exudes a relaxed ambience.

Set to open early 2022, It offers an impeccably selected international and local wine list to delight enthusiasts of all temperaments. The Mediterranean style menu has been carefully selected to compliment and tantalise patrons with fresh produce designed for sharing and grazing.

About the role:

As the manager of Amphora Wine Bar, you will be integral in driving the business to its optimal potential. We are looking for someone who is passionate and driven by success, who will assist in developing the long term strategy, ensuring we stay abreast of market changes. Developing and supporting a highly motivated, quality and service oriented team will be forefront on your mind.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure operation is fully compliant with all federal / state statutory regulations
  • Assist in the development and implementation of menus, beverage lists and service style/procedures in consultation with Head Chef and General Manager Operations
  • Ensure purchase and production of product range is to agreed standards and managed in such a way as to achieve agreed outcomes.
  • Gain and maintain HACCP accreditation
  • Ensure cash handling procedures are properly instigated and followed and accuracy achieved to an acceptable standard
  • Ensure POS Magic (or similar) is properly maintained and reports are accurate
  • Ensure stock control procedures are properly instigated and followed and accuracy achieved to an acceptable standard
  • Ensure stock holdings are to agreed levels.
  • Ensure Cost of Goods targets are achieved or bettered
  • Ensure wage cost targets are achieved or bettered
  • Ensure purchasing is done to LPS standards and policies including the payment terms agreed to.
  • Ensure liquor license risks are identified and corrected
  • Attend and participate in all operational meetings and report on financial results and operational procedures and outcomes

About you:

It is envisaged that you will have demonstrated experience as a Restaurant and/or Venue Manager with a strong knowledge of Bar operations and an appreciation of fine wine.

  • Management qualifications or Diploma in Hospitality preferred. Sommelier qualifications an added bonus
  • Current NSW RSA certificate
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor teams
  • Current and comprehensive food and beverage (particularly wine) knowledge
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to respond to new initiatives, changing conditions and shifting priorities
  • Ability to lead, develop and motivate others to achieve results
  • Demonstrated organisational skills
  • Good decision making skills
  • Commitment towards great customer service
  • Effective communication skills

To apply:

If you have the vision, creativeness and tenacity to drive Amphora Wine Bar to success, we would love to hear from you. Please apply with an updated resume and cover letter outlining your suitability.


Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Have you completed a qualification in hospitality?
  • Do you hold a current Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • Which of the following Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) qualifications have you obtained?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Wine Bar Manager?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Food and Beverage Manager?
  • Have you completed a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Awareness training course?

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