Restaurant Team Leader | Jimmy's Falafel

The Venue

Get ready to discover a little piece of the Middle East in the heart of Sydneys CBD. Jimmy’s Falafel, is the ultimate twist on a traditional Lebanese eatery, with a menu inspired by all corners of the middle east, including Egypt, Israel and Lebanon. Teleport to Tel Aviv; this will be the ultimate destination to hang out, share plates and chat til late. Dont let the unique design fool you into thinking this place is like your typical takeaway shop; our open space will be split in two grab some takeaway eatery from the kiosk at the front, or make your way down to the bar for a more personalised seated dining experience offering mezze style dishes.


The vibe will be eclectic and energetic, just what you need if you feel like and upbeat atmosphere with traditional music flowing through your veins. We must warn you to come with an empty stomach


Headed up by chef Simon Zalloua, guests can enjoy a vegetarian-friendly menu with a range of flavour-packed plates and pitas, alongside plenty of legumes, vegetables and dishes from a charcoal grill. Order a round of drinks and make yourself at home, after all we are all about family, and sharing!


The Role

We are after an energetic, bubbly and experienced Restaurant Team Leader with a focus on creating a strong team culture, one that celebrates cultural diversity, and is passionate about creating an authentic and traditional experience for their guests.


Youll be expected to support the management team to build, lead and develop a diverse team, maintain a culture that strives for excellence, deliver exceptional guest experience, and have fun along the way. Youll be an integral part in providing ongoing training to the team through product knowledge and be focused on driving team culture & engagement.


Our team knows what it takes to deliver guest experiences like no other and with such anticipation surrounding yet another incredible development, we need a leader who is:

  • A strong operator with focus on delivering high standards and exceptional product
  • Develops the skills of the staff around product knowledge, service skills, team culture and guest relationships
  • Experienced in leading large teams in a high-volume atmosphere & in a similar role would be highly advantageous
  • A minimum of 1 years experience in a server/wait staff role is required
  • Ideal candidate must be driven and able to work 38hrs across the week
  • Passionate and engaging with a professional can do attitude
  • Great at influencing, coaching and presenting
  • Natural aptitude to attract, engage and recruit talent to grow and nurture


The Reward

When you join Merivale, you are joining a company that values you. We offer competitive salaries, amazing discounts at 70+ venues with a tonne of training and development opportunities, supporting our talented pool of hospitality professionals. 

If you are a passionate hospitality professional with management experience in high-volume food and beverage service, please get in touch with us today. We look forward to hearing from you.



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.


 (Only applicants’ that have a current RSA and the right to work in Australia will be contacted.)

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