Cafe Manager – Front of House

  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Full Time
  • 7 months ago
  • Sorrento

Job Information

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    Salary Weekly $1000-$1500 / Negotiable
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    Common Shift Time's Day
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 5-10 Years
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    Job Qualifications Not Applicable

Job Description

Our iconic and newly renovated Sorrento cafe is seeking an enthusiastic new Venue Manager to lead our team & encourage the venue to thrive.

  • Fast paced role for a quick thinker who loves a busy work environment, and isn’t afraid to roll up his/her sleeves.
  • A historic venue, a destination for tourists from abroad and devoted locals alike
  • Opportunity to show initiative & truly leave your mark through having a strong presence in the running of the business

About the role:

The manager of this venue will be a true leader who can motivate & inspire the team to provide an outstanding experience for our customers. They are a creative thinker who can see what changes need to be made, then take the initiative to bring them to life. They are friendly, positive, dedicated & enthusiastic, and are not afraid of hard work.

You will consult with the owner of the venue, but ultimately will be able run the front of house under your own merit.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing smooth running of front of house
  • Rostering shifts then allocating sections & roles on the day
  • Providing staff training
  • Fostering a great team culture, showing leadership skills and being an example to junior staff
  • Overseeing ordering stock
  • Completing relevant documentation & ensuring implementation of policies & procedures (& providing feedback should these need review)
  • Monitoring food safety
  • Assisting where required in all matters of Front of House
  • Reporting to & cooperating with the Owner

Skills & Experience:

The most important element of this role is a positive attitude and a dedication to hard work. We require some with experience managing a venue and a wealth of hospitality experience, and leadership skills & fostering a great team culture is essential.


We have partnered with a highly regarded Melbourne city cafe who provides additional training in coffee & hospitality management which you will be welcome to attend.

Being a breakfast & lunch cafe, the hours are family friendly, and mornings starting no earlier than about 8AM.

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