This will be a hands-on role with the ability for growth and progression within the organisation. Ideally we are looking for someone with an ambitious, innovative and diplomatic attitude; that uses their wealth of experience to deliver high quality hospitality services. As Restaurant Manager you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with management to build and lead a successful FOH team. You will lead a brand new staff with well equipped resources and technology. For the right applicant this role provides a great opportunity for growth, development and lifestyle balance. 


  • Report to management on employee and restaurant performance.
  • Lead by example for employees - i.e confidence, enthusiasm, and presentation.
  • Ability to diplomatically resolve any employee concerns
  • Ensure the standard and quality of restaurant service is maintained.
  • Supervise, motivate and train staff.
  • Work collaboratively with management to plan and organise special functions.
  • Ensure health and safety standards are maintained.
  • Ensure liquor licensing is appropriately enforced.
  • Liaise with suppliers when required.
  • Set up and pack down restaurant appropriately when required.


  • Experience in top-performing restaurants - 4+ years preferred but not essential.
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Diplomacy and the ability to problem solve
  • Motivated, innovative, and enthusiastic attitude
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Current knowledge of contemporary restaurant practices
  • A genuine passion for food, and the wider industry.
  • A customer focused attitude.
  • Ability to turn up well presented every shift.
  • Ability to remain calm and composed under pressure.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Cash handling experience.
  • Preparing performance reports.
  • Ability to speak multiple languages a plus.
  • To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand
  • MOST OF ALL we are looking for the right attitude and a genuine passion for customer service.


  • An exciting career challenge - the ability to craft and make your a mark on the NZ hospitality industry.
  • A great lifestyle balance on offer - low rents, no traffic, great family ambiance, close to NZ's trout fishing capital, geothermal spa capital, ample culture and an extreme sports haven. Central to ski-fields and the beach - and only 2 & 1/2 hrs drive to Auckland. Also one of New Zealand's fastest growing cities.
  • Ability for growth within the Blue Baths Group organisation.
  • The ability to work in a contemporary hospitality environment, serving some of the best food in the region.
  • A competitive salary.

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- please note we are also looking for staff kitchen chefs, a restaurant manager, bar staff, FOH staff, baristas and mixologists.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.