Restaurant / Venue Manager


  • Lead a team of hospitality professionals
  • Hands-on management role
  • Vibrant & highly energetic work environment

The Venue Manager is responsible for the entire venue, including financials, to drive sales and profitability to meet targets. The Venue Manager oversees all aspects of the venue operations and ensures the venue is running effectively and meeting all Company standards each day to include; execution of beverage service, guest interaction, atmosphere and cleanliness.


Experience & Skills:

  • Extensive experience in venue / restaurant management
    in a high-volume venue.
  • Exemplary service skills
  • Proficient in the management of P&Ls, COGs & labour costs
  • Sophisticated leadership, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively across different venues and teams
  • Strong organisation skills with the capability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated innovative approach to identify development opportunities
  • Passionate about people, hospitality and experiences
  • Excellent team player with a high level of motivation and drive
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Studies in Business Management or related discipline is advantageous
  • Proficiency in the use of computers & Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must possess a valid Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate
  • Able and willing to work a rotating roster including weekend, public holiday, opening & closing shifts



  • Competitive salary and attractive benefits packages
  • Outstanding career orientated training & development
  • Company-wide growth opportunities


About Darling Group:

Darling Group is a leading Melbourne-based hospitality company that develops, owns and operates many of Australia’s most recognised and acclaimed hospitality venues including Top Paddock, Higher Ground, Darling Cafe, The Kettle Black, Dundas & Faussett, and Bambu Asian Eating House. Our forward thinking philosophy creates world-class hospitality brands, all with a focus on service, design, innovation and experience.

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