Head Sommelier

Company: One Penny Red & Vernon's Bar

Location: NSW

One Penny Red and Vernon’s Bar seeks an up and coming sommelier to take the reins of a 3 goblet wine list.

As well as being a sommelier we are seeking this candidate to be part of the front of house leadership team.

One Penny Red has an excellent wine culture and great opportunity for a passionate sommelier to take that next step.

We offer a monthly Wine Club and our Raid Your Cellar nights are highly acclaimed.

With your skills and attributes, you will have the ability to manage a portfolio of up to 400 wines.

OPR and Vernon’s has a strong, regular customer base, we are consistently busy and offer a good work life balance.

If you think you may be the right person we would be interested in talking with you. Excellent salary and package available for the right applicant.


To apply for the position you must have:

  • wine qualifications highly preferred including WSET or CMS
  • minimum 2 years experience
  • track record of working well in a team
  • strong communication skills
  • enthusiasm, energy and engaging personality
  • availability to work weekends and nights
  • a strong knowledge of restaurant and bar operations
  • a willingness to train others
  • experience in stock management and ordering
  • aspirations for personal development encouraged


For more information or to apply with current CV, please contact david@onepennyred.com.au



One Penny Red and Vernon’s Bar are located in Summer Hill’s iconic Post Office building built in 1900. It has been transformed into a modern restaurant split over two floors, with a restaurant downstairs and bar upstairs.

Vernon’s Bar and One Penny Red is led by a team of experienced operators.

Current Awards

Wine List of the Year Awards 2021 3 Goblets

Wine List of the Year Awards 2021 Best Aperitif List National

SMH Good Food Guide One Hat 2020