The Sauce

Rare Leadership Opportunity in The Hawke's Bay. Achieve that desired Work/ Life Balance. Lead, inspire and take this amazing venue to the next level.

  • Multi Outlet Operation
  • Achieve that desired Work/ Life Balance
  • Rare Leadership Opportunity in The Hawke's Bay
Set on Napier’s stunning waterfront with breath-taking views, this iconic establishment is an art deco delight operating as a gorgeous boutique hotel with multiple food and beverage offerings. The main restaurant with a strong local following serves contemporary fare with a focus on locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. This unique building also offers function rooms for celebrations and gatherings, a classy Cocktail Lounge and a popular character filled Irish pub serving Kiwi-Irish fusion.

The position:
This is an amazing and rare opportunity for someone to take grasp of a grunty yet rewarding role, ensuring the overall smooth and effective running of multiple F&B outlets. Involved in the strategic planning for short and long-term growth – you’ll work closely with GM and Exec Chef to lift the F&B offerings to the next level.

You'll be responsible for a team of up 20 plus staff across all F&B operations with a Restaurant Manager, Bar Manager and 4 duty Managers.
This is a hands on role over key periods and requires someone who is agile resilient and is able to step up and build a new team.

With a good grasp of both front and back of house you'll be across costings,  rostering, budgeting, forecasting and sales promotions for all outlets. As part of the Senior Management team you'll working closely with the Executive chef/kitchen team, reception, administration and the Directors.

- You are a hospitality professional that delivers exceptional service and leads from the front.
- You have a pinch of X factor and love having fun on the job. 
- You take initiative and just get things done!
- Good knowledge of back of house systems including Swift post res-diary excel and general IT would be an advantage.
- Ideally you have hotel or multi outlet/bar experience with high volume F&B business

From running the business side of things to helping out on the floor - You will be the kind of person who can turn your hand to anything, not too precious and has a great sense of humour.

So do you cut the mustard?
We hope so! With an attractive package on offer, along with the benefit of working in this amazing setting what are you waiting for?  Make this role yours - Apply now!