Rhys Bailey, born and bred on the Central Coast, is thrilled to bring The Bavarian to diners on his home soil.
The 30-year-old was promoted to The Bavarian Area Manager, Central Coast and Newcastle, in February 2019. Rhys started his career as an Assistant Restaurant Manager at The Bavarian World Square, in Sydney’s CBD, in March 2017.
Raised in Bateau Bay, Rhys moved to Sydney in early 2011 to study economics at The University of New South Wales. With a passion for people and a keen interest in the hospitality industry, Rhys began working at Bondi’s Saigon Lane after finishing his degree in 2016.
In 2017, Rhys decided it was time for a change and jumped ship, joining Rockpool Dining Group’s The Bavarian in World Square in March.
“What excited me about joining Rockpool Ding Group was the company’s expanding portfolio of restaurants, especially The Bavarian brand. Since that move, I haven’t looked back,” said Rhys.
Thanks to the Group’s culture of promoting and supporting hard-working individuals with leadership potential, Rhys earned several promotions including the role of General Manager at The Bavarian Beerhaus York Street in Sydney’s CBD in June 2018.
In March 2019, Rockpool Dining Group offered Rhys the opportunity to open its 25th and 26th Bavarian restaurants in Australia.
Rhys believes The Bavarian’s unique culture and buzzing atmosphere will make a fantastic addition to the Central Coast and Newcastle’s rapidly expanding dining scene.
“I’m incredibly proud to bring The Bavarian to an area I love and know so well,” he said. “The Central Coast and Newcastle are great communities with thriving foodie scenes.”
“Tuggerah and Charlestown residents are going to love the fantastic, authentic food and fun energy The Bavarian offers.”