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Cafe / Bar Front of House Staff

YHA Lake Tekapo hostel & Our Dog Friday Cafe & Bar

Lake Tekapo

Reference: 4846937

Cafe / Bar Front of House Staff wanted for exciting new Burger Bar in Lake Tekapo

A brand new licensed Burger Cafe and Bar is open in Lake Tekapo as part of the new YHA Lake Tekapo Hostel. Our Dog Friday is a 40-seater café/bar and caters for YHA guests, visitors to Lake Tekapo and locals. We are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as take-away meals.

We are looking for Front of House Staff who want to be part of this exciting venture. You will be responsible for performing front-of-house operations of the café and bar and delivering outstanding customer service to our customers.

Establishing Our Dog Friday as a prominent food and drink option for YHA guests, other travellers and locals, you will ensure the Food Safety Policy, Food Hygiene Management System are followed. For the right candidate this is an ideal chance to be part of the fastest growing tourism region in New Zealand.

You will have:

  • Previous experience in a cafe or bar, with proven ability to deliver a consistent high standard of service
  • Well-developed relationship management
  • A commitment to excellent external and internal customer service.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications

Desirable criteria include:

  • Barista certificate or previous experience as a barista
  • Duty Managers certificate

Your package will include:

  • A salary befitting your qualifications and experience
  • Remote location allowance
  • Shared accommodation in Lake Tekapo

If you enjoy the rural lifestyle and easy access to the great outdoors but also want to work in a fast-paced tourism venture, then this role is for you!

YHA New Zealand is a leading name in hospitality and tourism. We are proud to be a values-based organisation committed to excellent customer service, sustainable practices and developing our employees. We operate hostels throughout New Zealand offering our guests more than just a bed and our employees more than just a job.


Applications Close: 30 Sep 2019