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RPP FM supports visionaries new ownership

RPP FM supports visionaries new ownership


Prepare yourselves for the unveiling of a new inspired vision at the new Pig & Whistle that RPP FM is proud to be part of.

RPP FM local radio is delighted to announce the new sponsorship agreement with the iconic Pig & Whistle Tavern at Bayview Estate Winery that has just relaunched under the new appointment of Chief Operations Manager, John Groenendijk.

John’s impressive CV extends to senior management roles in hospitality and FMCG and has a clear vision to upgrade the Pig & Whistle to a resort style destination for visitors from across Australia and overseas.

pig n whistle low res-12John reiterated, “Customers will see many changes including the makeover of the destination for locals and tourist alike to create a “tourist hub” as part of the continued development of Arthurs Seat as a significant tourist destination. The addition of bed and breakfast accommodation, the construction of new areas for private and wedding functions, a ground and stage for ‘on the Green Concerts’, the inclusion of a Souvenir Shop in the Cellar Door, the building of a children’s playground and the development of a micro-brewery plus much more will combine to create an unsurpassed destination for locals and tourists alike; notwithstanding the exciting menu changes focusing strongly on fast casual dining and fresh food, much of which will be grown in the extended vegetable garden.”

This is a long term venture for the Pig & Whistle with a strong sense of community and a desire to promote the concept of locals for locals.

In addition, the newly refurbished Bayview Estate, (next door to the Pig & Whistle) is open for events including private tastings and functions, whilst the Pig & Whistle continues to offer live music on Saturday night and Sunday arvo with Karaoke Friday evenings starting on 12 February.20151011_133920_resized

There is a strong emphasis on customer service, staff training, team building and other skill development considered critical to the vision of making customers experience memorable.

“Customers are our business and it is everyone’s job to make them feel welcome so they want to come back,” John added.

The Pig & Whistle, nestled in the hills with amazing views of Port Phillip Bay, Western Port Bay and beyond has always been a charming place to meet with friends & family to enjoy an evening of fine food, drink & song.

ParmiePig & Whistle Tavern at Bayview Estate Winery

365 Purves Road

Main Ridge

Ph: 5989 6130 for bookings or function enquiries.

The Pig & Whistle Tavern – a station sponsor

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Debra Mar Working many years in the corporate world in Melbourne and overseas, Debra found herself in the fashion industry as a designer after studying 3 years at RMIT. She now producers and presenters her own radio program The Breakfast Table every Tuesday 6-9am and writes for a local magazine. With a love of writing and being involved in the community, she has a certain curiosity of what makes people ‘tick’, Debra also writes feature stories and updates details on the RPP FM website.