Assistant Cellar Manager | The Beresford

The Venue

This two story, glistening green tiled neighbourhood pub has stolen the hearts of locals and travellers alike. With its casual dining offering, a luscious green beer garden out the back and a nightclub on the top floor, this little Sydney gem has all to offer and never tires. Nestled in the bustling, diverse and colourful Surry Hills area, The Beresford has become the advocate for diversity and has made its footprint in the LGBT community, offering something for everyone.


The Role

Our Cellar team know what it takes to deliver a guest experience like no other. As we prepare for another busy and successful Summer, we are on the lookout for an Assistant Cellar Manager to join this already incredible team. We are looking for a someone 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.


This person will be accountable for ordering and receiving all stock and all stock movements throughout the venue. We also build and develop teams who know how to deliver guest experiences like no other. Being a key leader in our business means you are expected to always drive the teams in support to create magical moments for every guest – big and small!

Specifically your position will also include:

  • Stock Control Management - including ordering & receiving, quality and wastage control, weekly spot checks, monthly stock takes and comprehensive Inventory Management & Reporting through Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems
  • Deliveries and Good & Services - including receipting, rigorous Food Safety checks, WHS compliance within loading/dock zones and register of all inbound & outbound contractors
  • Merivale standards – including the adherence to the high level of Merivale cellar and procedural standards
  • Beverage service systems/equipment – including the ongoing cleaning and maintenance of bar. BOH and cellar
  • Stakeholder Management – including the upkeep of robust relationships with key Head office teams such a Supply Chain and Procurement


With a key focus on delivering everything front of house, nights are required. It is important to note that this role has a high level of heavy manual handling, so being fit and active is a fantastic bonus.


Reporting into the Cellar Manager and GM, 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. 2 - 4 years' experience in a supervision or managerial role is essential as well as knowledge of draught beer systems, post mix systems and keg handling. 


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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