Join our team

We love new faces and people who have a real interest in food, wine and tourism and who genuinely know the importance of delivering outstanding service.

Do you want to live in a world famous wine region and immerse yourself in a genuine wine and food culture? Do you have a real desire to please customers and would like to work in one of Australia’s best restaurants or hotels? Like to learn more about the tourism industry and advance your career as part of a friendly, professional team? We may have the job for you…

Current positions:

Sommelier – full time position

A rare opportunity exists for a motivated and passionate Sommelier to join the team at Appellation at The Louise.

Appellation is one of Australia’s finest dining destinations; fresh, local ingredients, informed service and an award-winning wine-list ensure a truly memorable experience and a genuine connection to Australia’s world-class wine region.

And it’s wine list takes centre stage as inspiring selection of iconic Barossa wines, representing established masters, emerging talent and boutique artisans, whom together shine a light on the home of fine Australian wine. With over 500 listings our wine list has something for everyone; local, Australian and international wines, Barossa icons as well as those hidden gems you never knew existed.

“Appellation skillfully treads the fine line between regional focus and a greater world view and has set the benchmark by which all other wine region lists can be judged.” Nick Ryan – Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine

As custodian of Appellation’s award winning wine list you will need to be an excellent communicator who can nourish a strong relationship with local producers and source new and interesting wines to compliment the current collection. Enthusiasm to share the stories behind the wines with guests and collaboration with Executive Chef, Ryan Edwards to pair Barossa wines with the kitchen’s contemporary regional food is paramount.

Applicants with high level service skills, experience in the industry and a genuine passion for creating an outstanding dining experience are encouraged to apply. Relevant qualifications from Court of Master Sommeliers or WSET is a requirement of the position.

If you would like to be part of a vibrant team and love working at the highest level please forward a letter of application and resume to our HR Manager, Karen Petney –


Chef – full time position

A new opportunity exists for a qualified chef to join the award-winning team in Appellation’s kitchen. We bake our own breads, harvest from the kitchen garden, butcher and cure our own meats and make the most of the amazing produce in Barossa. This is a full-time position with no splits or doubles… Email your interest to Exec Chef Ryan Edwards