Job Vacancies

Job opportunities from our Association Members are posted here.

  • Brand new state of the art, multi million dollar facility
  • Idyllic southern region of McLaren Vale not far from Adelaide CBD
  • Thursday to Sunday afternoon

The recently launched d’Arenberg Cube is a massive emersion in an all senses provoking experience, with 360 degree views overlooking d'Arenberg's vineyards, alongside an award winning, globally recognised Winery.

We are currently seeking an experienced Kitchen Hand / Dishy with a professional manner, and a positive attitude.

Key duties will include:

  • Maintain cleanliness of all food service areas
  • Ensure counter areas are well presented and refreshed at all times
  • Washing and polishing dishes and glasses

Desired Experience :

  • Previous Kitchen Hand experience
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Impeccable presentation and grooming
  • Knowledge of Work Health and Safety, and Hygiene
  • High level of flexibility
  • Ability to work hard and take direction

We can provide you with;

  • A supportive and inclusive culture
  • A new bespoke designed kitchen
  • Lunch trades and tasting menus in an environment of excellence

This is a casual position within the vicinity of 15 hours a week from approximately 3.30 – 6.30 pm Thursday to Sunday, with the flexibility to work longer hours as required.

Please email a CV and cover letter, outlining your experience to

All enquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

Bracegirdles at 190 at McLaren Vale

• Passionate about customer service

• Proven experience managing a restaurant

• Reliable and hard working

Does this sound like you? Then we want to hear from you!

Bracegirdles House of Fine Chocolate, is currently on the lookout for a Restaurant Manager who loves to be in the thick of the action, taking service with two hands and working side by side with a driven and diverse team.

We are open 7 days a week and cater to a variety of customers.

We need:

• A hands on leader who will manage and develop an engaging, customer focused group of people.

• A manager with an understanding and proven experience in dealing with budgets, wage control, sales and wastage.

• A results focused, self-motivated individual who loves a busy KPI driven environment.

• Lead the restaurant team in efficient day to day operations

• Management of staff rostering, shifts and team meetings

• Handling customer enquiries and complaints.

• Maintain high standards of quality control, hygiene and health and safety.

We recognise that our staff are our greatest asset.  If you think you can meet our requirements and would like to be part of a vibrant team please send a resume and cover letter to:

Sue and Garry Bracegirdle:

Chef De Partie

We are seeking a passionate Chef De Partie to join our growing team. Minimum 1 year experience in formal dining restaurant required. 


Commis Chef

We are seeking a passionate Commis Chef to join our growing team. Minimum 1 year experience in formal dining restaurant required.


Experienced Wait Staff

We are seeking an experienced section waiter with fine dining experience and RSA. Hours flexible.


All applications to

Well established Adelaide catering company, Food Business is seeking experienced, casual front of house restaurant and function staff to join us at our latest, most exciting new venture in McLaren Vale.

If you are passionate about food and wine, have your own transport, an RSA certificate and are available on weekends we would like to hear from you.

Check out our website and come join our team of dedicated hospitality professionals.

Contact Adam Rowston


phone: 8323 9182.

Pridham Viticulture is an equal opportunity employer. Our focus is to provide a safe working environment where people can work collaboratively to complete all tasks set by Pridham Viticulture.

We are currently filling Vintage 2019 positions and require a machine operator that has harvester operating experience.

Experience with the safe use of machinery is essential and must be demonstrated. 

Immediate start can be arranged for qualified person.

Email your response to

Beresford Estate Wines produce our premium McLaren Vale red, white, sparkling, fortified and rose wines at The Step Road winery in Langhorne Creek. We are currently looking for 2019 Vintage Cellar Hands starting late February and proceeding through to May or sometimes later. The opportunity exists for people based on the Fleurieu Peninsula to be a part of McLaren Vale winemaking and vintage operations, at the 2,000T Langhorne Creek winery.

You will have the opportunity to be exposed to a wide range of wine production methods as part of a small team,  from bulk processing in 15-30 tonne roto fermenters and 10 tonne static open fermenters, to smaller premium 2 tonne and 5 tonne open fermenters for our small batch Blewitt Springs Estate fruit, spirit fortification for fortified wine base, sparkling wine base production, and more.

Daily tasks may include:

  • Crusher operation
  • Wine, juice and must transfers
  • Drain and returns
  • Winery and tank cleaning and sanitation
  • Yeast propagation and inoculation
  • Open fermenter management
  • Pump overs
  • Tank additions
  • Wine analysis
  • Barrel work

Along with various other tasks as required. A Confined Space certificate will be offered for most new employees in late February (at no cost).

We offer good exposure to many wine production methods, styles and products . Vintage commences with brief induction in late February 2019 and ends around May,  with ongoing work possible for the right candidates and flexibility for Waite campus students returning to study earlier. All cellar hands are expected to be available for day and afternoon shift work plus weekend day shifts during vintage. All penalty rates will apply.

For any enquiries or to apply, please send a brief resume and cover letter via email only to Previous industry exposure or vintage experience will be an advantage but is not essential.

The Step Rd. Winery. Davidson Road, Langhorne Creek.

Coast & Co is a new tourism venture on the Fleurieu that mixes 4WD, hiking, luxury accommodation and e-biking, in a mission to help visitors discover the soul of the region.

Partnering with Primo Estate, we are just about to launch 8 spectacular new electric mountain bikes, giving visitors to the region an easy way to cruise along the Shiraz Trail and visit Cellar Doors in style. Coast & Co is looking for a casual to manage the E-Bike operation around 20 hours per week, with the opportunity to grow. Responsibilities include preparing bikes for hire and tours, briefing and training customers on the e-bikes, taking customers on guided tours of the Shiraz Trail, plus setting up and down at the end of each day. Role will require someone with an interest in wine and tourism, knowledge of and ability to engage people in the region, plus a good level of outdoor fitness. An understanding of social media and ability to promote the tours will also be advantageous. Will suit someone with cellar door, hospitality and/ or tourism experience. Role has potential to grow.

See for more information on the business.

Call Simon on 0439794500 to express your interest. SPIRITS Casual Distillery Door Sales Assistant

  • Settlers Spirits is a leading Australian Small Distillery producing small batch, artisan spirits including a large range of gins, whisky, rum, liqueurs.  We appeal to consumers across a broad age-range but predominantly 25-40 age bracket.
  • We are located in the southern region of McLaren Vale
  • We offer tastings, sales, cocktails including ‘cocktail of the month’, cheese platters
  • The Distillery Door is undergoing an upgrade in preparation for Summer 2019, and we are looking to increase opening hours in 2019 during peak times. 

Job Description

We are looking for that special someone who will work front of house in our Distillery Door.   If you are energetic, somewhat experienced, know a bit about craft spirits, like talking with customers and prepared to work as part of a team who chip in to get the job done, you’re going to feel at home.  You must be capable of serving multiple people at the same time and large groups when necessary.  Other jobs will include prep work for group tastings, restocking.  We wouldn’t say no to someone with bar and cocktail experience, in fact we would love it!

You must have a current RSA Certificate.

This is a casual position working on Saturday and Sunday 11.00 – 5.00 p.m. with the potential for more shifts as we grow and if it works well for both of us.

Please email your resume and covering letter to Shelley

Contact Information:

Shelley Short
Settlers Spirits
197 Foggo Road
McLaren Vale  SA  5171

P: 08 83238777

Events and Hospitality Manager

Mitolo Wines, FORTE E GENTILE (Strong and Gentle)

Mitolo Wines Fine Dining Restaurant and Cellar Door is a South Australian family owned business located in a beautiful pocket of McLaren Vale, south of Adelaide.  We cater for a range of both local and international visitors through the year.  Mitolo restaurant, Bocca di Lupo is open for lunch Thurs-Mon and Fri-Sat dinner, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with an experience to remember using the freshest local produce available and exceptional customer service.

We are seeking an experienced and energetic hands on Events and Hospitality Manager that has a passion for hospitality, wine, great food and exceptional customer service.   You will be a talented and dynamic professional with a strong background in the management of functions with the aim to deliver an unforgettable experience that exceeds customer expectations.  

At a high level, job tasks and responsibilities include –

  • Planning of events from start to finish, from the first initial email to the conclusion of the event  ensuring that all projects are running on time and budget;
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining promotional activities and relationships with key stakeholders, including tour groups, corporate clients and suppliers;
  • Planning, directing, controlling and coordinating restaurant staff to approved quality standards, manage the ongoing review of food and beverage products and strategy to improve these operations and, in turn, financial performance;
  • Be able to oversee staff rosters, handle stock control and manage labour costs in line with the agreed wage matrix;
  • Provide strong hands on leadership and management in the areas of all Food & Beverage related matters whilst maintaining the quality standards as determined by management;
  • Consistently and continuously communicate to management providing accurate feedback on performance and any other operational activities; carry out the operational plan, procedures and policies and maintain the effective day to day running of operations;

Skills and experience

  • Highly motivated; positive attitude and a willingness to show initiative;
  • Good communication skills and have the ability to liaise and negotiate with staff; customers and suppliers;
  • Sound management, organisational and administrative skills;
  • Have a creative eye and work with the team to make sure all functions are executed to the standards of our venue;
  • Proven experience managing a Restaurant to a high standard, including leading the development and implementation of strategies to achieve sales and labour cost budgets and targets;
  • You will have a proven track record in successfully managing, motivating and developing a small team

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow within our ambitious company. We are always seeking to excel ourselves and the successful candidate must also share similar goals to thrive and achieve. With great communication skills you will work with the team to maintain high standards of service and show competence running and maintaining the restaurant and cellar door. 

To find out more about Mitolo Wines please visit

Please forward all applications to:

Alison Minuzzo

Human Resources - Mitolo Group