Assistant Restaurant Manager | Movida

  • City salary and discounted accommodation available
  • Join our top hospitality company and be part of this exciting growth period
  • Supportive team, diverse business and excellent benefits! 


The Company

Owned and run by the Hemmes family for over 60 years and remaining true to our heritage, our aim is to bring a little magic into the everyday.


We are constantly growing and pushing the boundaries in over 80+ venues to encapsulate a unique dining experience no matter where you go. Each space is carefully executed with the same attention to detail across a seemingly endless supply of inspired concepts, hatted restaurants, hotels, pubs, nightlife and retail – giving the opportunity no matter what background you specialise in.


We are on the lookout for an Assistant Restaurant Manager looking to join our Movida team.


The Opportunity

We couldn’t be more excited to bring everything that we love about hospitality to the wonderful and diverse state of Victoria! Becoming part of the fabric of this foodie state is something Merivale is very enthusiastic and passionate about and we want to take you on the journey.


The Lorne hotel is situated a few hours outside of Melbourne along the beautiful and ever popular Great Ocean Road on the Surf Coast. This multi-faceted hotel, situated just a few hundred meters from the beach, draws the tourist crowds and locals alike for its food and location. There is something for everyone including at Movida, our European inspired Tapas restaurant.


If you are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, then this is the perfect opportunity to start a new life down by the ocean and built it into your dream… and with accommodation available for staff at a discounted rate in the heart of the town, overlooking the ocean and famous Lorne pier... what are you waiting for?!


The Role

As an Assistant Restaurant Manager, you’ll own the delivery of an exceptional dining experience, work closely with the Restaurant Manager to lead a team of experienced wait staff, and are accountable for training and up-skilling the wider team around premium product and service. You’ll manage day to day operations of the restaurant and ensure each guest has an exceptional dining experience. You’ll have the chance to develop and lead a world-class team that delivers nothing short of excellence. Additionally, your attention to detail is second to none, you'll show initiative, be focussed and always own the result.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 2+ years experience in a high volume business holding an ASM role or working as a RM in a smaller venue
  • must be passionate about Spanish food and thrive working in a fast paced environment
  • experience working with wine as well as a good understanding off all beverages is preferential
  • you will be guest focussed and willing to spend time to develop and train new and existing staff of different capabilities
  • enjoy a hands on management style and are passionate about ensuring consistency are preferential
  • working in collaboration with all team members is essential


The Reward

In return you will be provided with a strong and supportive team environment, a rewarding pay, discounted accommodation, genuine career opportunities and incredibly generous discounts and benefits – including discounts across multiple Merivale venues for you and your friends when you’re not working.


If you are a strong leader with experience in high standards then come and join the ranks of one of our most iconic Lorne based venues. Get in touch with us today! 


Merivale is looking forward to a strong and bright future, this includes being a registered ‘COVIDsafe’ organisation. Keeping the health & safety of our guests and employees is at the forefront of how we operate, and under the directive of the Government, we will continue to maintain a ‘COVIDSAFE’ environment for all.


(Please note only suitable applicants’ that have unlimited working rights in Australia will be contacted).

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