Assistant Cellar Manager | The Newport

The Venue:

Take a break from the city and head north to the beaches this summer. The Newport, nestled amongst sprawling, idyllic gardens and overlooking the breathtaking shores of Pittwater is the perfect day and evening spot that you will never want to leave. Picture sunsets and live acoustic sessions from some of the local talent while you sit back and relax with friends and family, sharing our famous wood-fired pizza and sipping one of our refreshing cocktails. There really is something for everyone!


The Role:

Our Cellar team know what it takes to deliver a guest experience like no other. As our team continues to grow, we are on the lookout for an Assistant Cellar Manager to join this already incredible team. This is a great opportunity for a Cellar Manager who is a true hospitality professional at heart looking to bring their skills and experience to an exciting new venture in their career. We are looking for someone with strong cellar management experience who is committed to imbedding themselves in the team and the venue.


What does a typical day in this role look like?

  • Drive Cellar leadership structure and development
  • Invoicing
  • Maintaining FOH and BOH presentation
  • Stock control and assisting with spot checks and stocktake
  • Receiving and distributing food and beverage goods throughout the precinct
  • Changing kegs and post mix
  • Training and development matrix for department
  • Venue ordering
  • Driving staff engagement
  • Managing a large team in a fast-paced floor service


With a key focus on delivering everything front of house, nights are required due to demand of service. It is important to note that this role is constantly active with manual labour, high endurance is a necessity for day to day activities.

Reporting into our Cellar Manager and Operations team, it is essential that you have strong communication and conflict resolution skills, attention to detail and previous exposure working in a busy, fast-paced environment. Experience in a supervision or managerial role is essential as well as a strong knowledge of draught beer systems, post mix systems and keg handling are required.


The Reward

In return you will be provided with a strong and supportive team environment, a rewarding pay, genuine career opportunities and incredibly generous discounts and benefits – including discounts across multiple Merivale venues for you and your friends when you’re not working. 


Merivale is looking forward to a strong and bright future, this includes being a registered ‘COVIDsafe’ organisation. Keeping the health & safety of our guests and employees is at the forefront of how we operate, and under the directive of the Government, we will continue to maintain a ‘COVIDSAFE’ environment for all.


(Please note only suitable applicants’ that have the right to work in Australia and hold a valid NSW RSA will be contacted)



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