Person, Plant, Produce, Food, Vegetable, Lunch, Meal, Bean

Function Supervisor

  • 605969
  • Parkville
  • Customer Service
  • Food & Beverage
  • Functions/Events
  • Unit Manager
  • Full Time
  • Located at iconic Melbourne Zoo
  • Work across multiple café outlets and functions
  • Join one of the greatest teams that Melbourne has to offer

Restaurant Associates has an enviable track record, working with some of the most prestigious venues and corporations in the world. From grand gala events, corporate cocktail parties to intimate gatherings, we provide bespoke food solutions and exceptional dining experiences.

The Position:

We are currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated hospitality professional to join the Food Services team in the role of Function Supervisor at the Melbourne Zoo.  

As a supervisor, you will guide and lead the team throughout their shift, with overall responsibility for staff mentoring, training and morale.

Key Duties:

  • Support the Catering Manager in the planning, rostering and delivery of all functions Including weddings, corporate events, conferences, birthday parties, formal dinners, cocktail parties, high teas , BBQ’s and breakfast events
  • Maintain a constant focus on providing excellent guest experience at all times.
  • Lead, mentor and train the food & beverage team, ensuring a fun and energetic working environment.
  • Assist in recruitment and induction of new team members.
  • Ensure cleaning and maintenance of function rooms, work areas, tableware, utensils and other materials and equipment.
  • Handle any escalated guest complaints

 About You:

  • Experience in corporate, weddings and fine dining
  • Previous experience within a large and diverse operation
  • Retail Experience is an advantage
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts as the business requires, including late finishes, weekend and public holidays.
  • Good knowledge of food and beverage service and products.
  • Well-groomed and professional in appearance.
Closing date: Aug 13, 2021
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