Venue Manager | Cucina Porto

The Star Entertainment Group

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There has never been a better time to join The Star Sydney team within Food and Beverage Department!

The Star Sydney is currently accepting applications for Venue Manager Cucina Porto.

We are looking for a guest focused Venue Manager to join this incredible team! As a leader you will be working closely with the F&B Operations Manager and all team members to deliver the daily operations of Cucina Porto.

Cucina Porto has been voted the best Italian restaurant in Sydney (Trip Advisor, Jan 2024), and our Restaurant Executive Chef, Martino Pulito awarded "Chef of the Year" at the 2023 NSW Accommodation awards for Excellence. This is a great opportunity to join a stable and supportive team and watch your career soar.

A few of your responsibilities

  • Managing day-to-day operations of a unique venue offering including coaching and development of all team members
  • Planning and executing bespoke events in line with guest experience strategy leveraging supplier partnerships
  • Reviewing and analysing the daily operational needs; maintaining food and beverage, labour, product, and expenses on budget
  • Leading and motivating the team to continuously deliver guest experience in line with our service culture

What are we looking for?

  • Extensive management experience in high-end restaurants, executive lounges, or bars
  • A passion for the hospitality industry
  • Thorough knowledge of food and beverages
  • Proactive and well-rounded leader who can empower and encourage the team to deliver a personalised and professional service to all guests. 
  • Confidence to lead a large and diverse team across a 24/7 roster
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving and attention to detail
  • Hands-on operational approach with passion for developing your career

What can we offer you?

  • FREE buffet meal with a new menu every day at our Employee Dining Room
  • Uniform laundered and ready for you daily on property
  • Free transport on Light Rail from Central to The Star
  • $10/day parking available on property
  • 30% staff discounts across our award-winning venues on all 3 of our properties
  • Lifestyle and wellbeing discounts and benefits, including EAP & gym memberships
  • Generous Paid Leave for primary and secondary carers
  • The Star is an Employer of Choice for Gender Diversity awarded by WGEA
  • Groupwide Diversity & Inclusion focus areas including LGBTQI, Multicultural, Gender and Indigenous
  • Career development, training, and courses via The Star Academy – limitless career opportunities? 
  • An organisation that values diversity, teamwork and being your best self? 

Please be aware that eligibility checks are required as part of the recruitment process and ongoing employment for this position.

About us

The Star Sydney is a well-known and established entertainment and resort destination! With multiple food and bar destinations, luxury accommodation and multiple event venues including the Sydney Lyric Theatre and Star Event centre; there is always something to do or see at The Star. The biggest games can be found in our 24/7 Sports Bar, live large and loud! With a wide range of entertainment and service offerings, our guests are always back for more.

Our Culture

At The Star we are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that we know will contribute to exceptional experiences for our guests, a great place to work for our team members and positive outcomes for our communities. We welcome applications from all cultures, ages, religions, genders, LGBTQI+ people, Australia’s First Nations Peoples, and people with disabilities. We recognise the distinctive challenges that trans and gender-diverse applicants may encounter during the recruitment process. We offer a range of flexible working options for team members to find a balance between work and life that’s right for them and their unique well-being needs.

The Star is a WGEA Employee of Citation for Gender Equality holder and is recognised with a Gold Award 2022 by the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) which evaluates LGBTQI+ inclusiveness in the workplace.

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