Café Manager - Retirement Village

This role is special as it is a start up operation and you will be able to make this café your own. The kitchen is brand new and is part of a beautiful communal space.
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The role

Our Bayview Retirement Village in Tauranga is looking for a full time Café Manager to join their dedicated team by managing a brand new kitchen and café.  This position requires cooking experience and is also a front of house role where you will be on the floor delivering a warm and inviting experience for our village residents and their guests.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading the overall operation of the café with guidance from the National Culinary Manager and Village Manager, 
  • Food preparation for the café as well as for events such as theme nights or celebration events
  • Working days Wednesday to Sunday 8am to 3:30pm
  • Managing a direct report who will cover the 6 day a week operation with you

What you’ll bring:

  • Passion for food and service excellence
  • Relevant operational experience in Cafe's or Restaurants
  • Staff management experience
  • A desire to deliver a great experience for our residents and their guests

Who we are

We’re the proud owner and operator of 44 Villages across New Zealand, providing Village and Aged Care Living. We are dedicated to delivering exceptional and innovative care and hospitality services that delight our residents.

At Oceania, we build villages, not just homes. Places designed to enable our residents to live the way they always have, with value, purpose and connection to the things that matter most. We're led by them, and it's this shared belief in better that makes our approach different.

We Kiwis have a proud tradition of striving for better. That's why we're reimagining the retirement living and aged care experience.

What we offer

This belief in better means we are committed to supporting you to learn and do better, and will provide you with:

  • A safe and healthy working environment with access to a free, confidential support service
  • A beautiful brand new kitchen and café environment
  • Employee shares, at no cost, for permanent employees
  • Access to a range of great staff discounts with our suppliers.

No matter your role within the Oceania family, we all share the same dedication to providing expert and personalised care for the people that once cared for us.

We strive to do better every day. Apply now and become part of our journey.

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