Restaurant Supervisor – TARONGA ZOO

Job no: 576230
Work type: Maximum Term – Full Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Catering, Food & Beverage, Functions & Events

Restaurant Supervisor – TARONGA ZOO

Epicure at Taronga is proudly the catering partner at Taronga Zoo Sydney.

Due to internal promotions and the increase in demand we are recruiting a competent Restaurant Supervisor, for the recent award 2 Chef Hat restaurant Me-Gal at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga. If you are experienced and ready to hit the ground running we want to hear from you.

Me-Gal restaurant is open exclusively for the in-house guests of the 62 room Wildlife Retreat at Taronga. Take part in this unique opportunity at one of Sydney’s most iconic venues to provide an exceptional fine dining experience and continuously exceed guest expectations.

About the role

Reporting to the Restaurant Manager, your responsibilities include;

Management of all Restaurant aspects and coordination of daily operations
Assisting in Recruit, train, supervise, and manage direct reporting staff and casuals
Assisting in wine menu creation with supplier negotiations
Work with the Executive Chef in wine pairing and menu creation
Provide a unique experience with exceptional customer service/client focus, and exceed guest expectations at every point of contact
Ensuring the restaurant meets with the highest compliance stands
Pro-active and efficient service delivery anticipating and accommodating client needs
Assisting with Budget management, drive revenue, and upsell products

Skills and experience

Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in fine dining. Previous experience in a hatted restaurant is desirable
Excellent leadership skill set and experience in rostering and people development
In-depth knowledge of wine with the ability to create wine lists, provide exceptional service, and host wine events.
Passionate about the Food and Beverage industry and providing excellent customer service at every point of contact
Outstanding attention to detail and ability to multi-task

Job Culture and Benefits


At EPICURE, the philosophy of Living the Good Life is at the heart of everything we do. From the farmers we choose, the venues used to the quality of life produced. We are a proud company that strongly believes in putting back to the community and being at the forefront of ethically responsible catering. Join our supportive and inclusive culture within a professional and safe working environment.


Besides having the opportunity to work with an amazing sweeping Sydney Harbour views every day and passionate people, the position offers a competitive salary and good employee benefits/entitlements. Complimentary staff parking on-site and other benefits.

Please note:
Due to the volume of responses, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
All applications will be handled with strict confidentiality
Will require to work on weekends

EPICURE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Indigenous Australians to apply.

Advertised: 08 Feb 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close:

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