Restaurant & Cellar Door Assistant Manager

Central Otago

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Company: Foley Wines Ltd


Uploaded: 27 October 2022

Closes: 25 November 2022

About Us

Mt Difficulty is Central Otago's leading artisan winegrower with a pioneering heritage based in Bannockburn. We are committed to delivering world-class Pinot Noir that captures the essence of Central Otago. Our Cellar Door & Restaurant allows visitors to experience exquisite food and sensational wine whilst soaking up the magical views of Bannockburn and beyond.  

About This Role

Be part of an iconic Central Otago wine story. We are looking for an Assistant Manager to provide exceptional and personable service to a wide range of customers and to take on managing the restaurant and cellar door when the manager is absent. You will be involved with food service and general restaurant duties under the guidance of the cellar door and restaurant manager.

This role has varying daytime hours, including weekend work and some administrative duties. You will be working with a passionate and energetic team in one of the most beautiful locations in the country.

About You

To thrive in this role you will need to have hospitality experience in restaurants and cellar doors, enjoy serving people and have the ability to quickly build rapport with many different types of visitors.

The successful applicant will need:

  • Excellent customer service skills, high energy, and eye for detail under pressure. 
  • A duty managers certificate is essential.
  • Speak fluent English. 
  • Be a great team player with the flexibility to adapt to multiple and changing tasks. 
  • Have an appetite to learn and stay up-to-date on brands and wines.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of wine is not essential; an enthusiasm for wine and gin and the willingness to learn is. 

Applicants will need to be able to work in New Zealand and have a current driver’s licence with their own means of transportation.

If this sounds like you, please do not hesitate to apply. 

Applications close Friday 25 November 2022.

Mt Difficulty is part of Foley Wines - a collection of iconic New Zealand wineries and brands from New Zealand’s most-acclaimed wine regions. Each with a unique story of New Zealand wine to tell. Our wineries are linked by a common unrelenting purpose: to make great wine that people love to drink around the world – made by land & hand.  

Only people eligible to work in this country should apply for this position. Please provide evidence of your work visa or citizenship.

  • For information about the Central Otago wine Region, click here.

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