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ANZSCO 141111 - Registered Migration Australia

A café or restaurant manager organises and controls the operations of a cafe, restaurant or related establishment to provide dining and catering services. A café or restaurant manager in Australia is a Skill Level 1 occupation.


Note: Fast Food Managers (Aus)/ Quick Service Restaurant Managers (NZ) are excluded from this occupation. Fast Food Managers (Aus) and Quick Service Restaurant Managers (NZ) are included in Occupation 142111 Retail Manager (General) 

Alternative Titles


  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Restaurateur




  • Bistro Manager
  • Canteen Manager
  • Caterer
  • Internet Cafe Manager


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Group: 1411 Cafe and Restaurant Managers



Job Description - Registered Migration Australia

A café and restaurant manager organises and controls the operations of cafes, restaurants and related establishments to provide dining and catering services.



  • planning menus in consultation with Chefs
  • planning and organising special functions
  • arranging the purchasing and pricing of goods according to budget
  • maintaining records of stock levels and financial transactions
  • ensuring dining facilities comply with health regulations and are clean, functional and of suitable appearance
  • conferring with customers to assess their satisfaction with meals and service
  • selecting, training and supervising waiting and kitchen staff
  • may take reservations, greet guests and assist in taking orders


Skill Level

Most occupations in the café and restaurant manager unit group (Group 1411) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.


In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2) 

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)


At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. 

Occupations in this Group


  • 141111 Cafe or Restaurant Manager


Cafe or Restaurant Manager English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate Exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Cafe or Restaurant Manager is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services); more information regarding assessment bodies


Visa Caveats


The following caveats apply for subclass 457 visa and ENS Direct Entry Stream applications:

  • Caveat 8
    The position is in a limited service restaurant.



Please contact us if you would like assistance with your Cafe or Restaurant Manager skilled visa application. Registered Migration Australia is a licensed migration company. We are proudly 100% Australian owned and operated.