ONE TREE GRILL (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time


  Auckland Central, Auckland/Northland

One Tree Grill in Epsom is one of Auckland's longest running and well respected restaurants. It is the flagship brand of a well established, small NZ restaurant group.

At One Tree Grill we value our staff as much as we do our customers and work actively to promote wellness and a balanced lifestyle for our employees. We have a relaxed and friendly style and have heaps of fun while we work, yet have always prided ourselves on delivering seriously good service, outstanding, modern cuisine and one of Auckland's best wine lists.

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time (30-45 hours per week) people-focused Restaurant Manager or Assistant Manager who can drive this established venue into it's next chapter of success.

Applicants should possess most of the following qualities:

  • Extensive hands-on experience (at least five years) in the hospitality industry, including proven management skills in high-end establishments
  • A valid LCQ and/or Managers Certificate
  • A reasonable knowledge of NZ and International wines and wine and food matching techniques
  • Well groomed, well spoken, courteous and punctual
  • The ability to lead and motivate by example, fostering a people focused culture with a mature, humorous and positive outlook
  • A sincere love of the industry and all it's facets
  • Cocktail, bar and barista skills a definite plus

A brief Job Description:

  • Accountable for day to day operations and business performance
  • Accountable for venue presentation including but not limited to; lighting, sound, and atmosphere. 
  • Overseeing the quality control and consistency of food and beverages
  • Hiring and training floor staff 
  • Ensuring floor staff rosters are prepared 2 weeks in advance
  • Managing all floor staff holiday and leave requests
  • Attending to all incoming customer booking and function enquiries
  • Monthly beverage stock assessments
  • Assisting with menu development, testing and costing
  • Liaise with beverage suppliers
  • Maintaining health and safety standards
  • Maintaining high standards of restaurant cleanliness at all times

To the successful applicant we offer:

  • Work in a tight, focused, inclusive team of professionals who have a genuine desire to exceed our customer's expectations
  • Real potential for career progression 
  • Generous remuneration plus additional tips, commissions, bonuses and a phone allowance
  • Group wide discounts
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Additional wellness day
  • Flexible roster and working arrangements- and Sundays off!
  • A healthy and enjoyable environment
  • Plenty of free parking

How To Apply

Please apply with your updated resume.

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