Cafe or Restaurant Manager Courses

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What does a Café or Restaurant Manager do?

Café or Restaurant Managers oversee the operations of the venue — planning the menu, organising staff, purchasing food/beverage stocks, and ensuring the safety of staff and diners. They are usually on-hand during peak service periods and visibly present in the venue.

As a Café or Restaurant Manager you might be giving additional training to a new waiter, overseeing the installation of a new display fridge, counting stocks at the end of month, or analysing monthly sales figures.

Cafe or Restaurant Manager Courses

There are 13 courses available for people who want to become a Cafe or Restaurant Manager.

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How much do Café or Restaurant Managers earn?

In Australia, a full time Café or Restaurant Manager generally earns $1,346 per week ($69,992 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only.

What are the job opportunities for Café or Restaurant Managers?

There are approximately 69,400 Café or Restaurant Managers employed in Australia right now, and this job has been in increasing over the past 5 years. Café or Restaurant Managers are employed by small to large hospitality venues all over Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Café or Restaurant Manager?

Café or Restaurant Managers need real-world venue experience and formal qualifications. Get started with the Diploma of Hospitality Management — the Certificate IV in Small Business will also help. These courses take 6-12 months to complete. If your venue is licensed to serve alcohol you’ll need a current RSA certificate.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au