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Head Brewer & Head Chef Required at Duckstein Saracen Estates




The Duckstein Brewery at Saracen Estates (Margaret River) is seeking a Head Brewer. Voted 2nd in the ‘Aussie Top 10 Breweries' by Outthere magazine in 2009, the Duckstein is situated on a picturesque estate in the Southwest which will make going to work a pleasure. The brewer will play a key role in this landmark tourism-centred business, preparing beers for weddings, concerts and of course Oktoberfest!

The Head Brewer is required to fill beer orders for the Duckstein Brewery in Margaret River, Duckstein Swan Valley and for several other select customers. The output of the brewery is approx 180,000L p.a. and growing.

The Head Brewer is responsible for an Assistant Brewer and will report to the Saracen  Estates Facility Manager.


Key Attributes:

*Experience at running a commercial craft brewery.

*Formal qualifications in brewing or a related discipline.

*Knowledge and experience with German Beer styles.

*Ability to provide reports relating to brewery output and financial controls.

*A ‘hands on' approach to solve production issues and plan for the future expansion of the brewery.

*Experience at preparing a packaged product.


Send applications (CV/resume & half page intro will suffice) to mark@duckstein.com.au

All applications will be treated confidentially and all will receive a response.


For more information phone Tim Forster on 0439390381.




Set in the iconic Margaret River Wine Region, and located on the picturesque grounds of Saracen Estates. The Duckstein Brewery in Margaret River is seeking a Qualified Head Chef to take over from our current Head Chef in day to day running of the kitchen. The job will involve a 5 day roster, with primarily day shifts and the occasional night shift for functions.  

The successful candidate must have the following:      


*Ability to plan, direct, manage and control all aspects of the kitchen
Excellent knowledge of seasonal produce, and a flair in delivering on the plate 
Experience in creating and developing menus

*Enthusiasm, motivation, patience & a good sense of humour.       

*The commitment to a long term position       

*The ability to work as a team, to guide, train and promote staff within the team  


If you are successful you will be rewarded with:      

*The chance to work for a fantastic Management team open to new ideas and creativity       

*A unique experience in one of the South West' s busiest venues.       

*A competitive salary and a structured working week with the bonus of not having to work most nights!        

*The opportunity to work in a brand new facility 


To be considered for this role please send your current resume to the email address below, Or call Mike on (08) 9755 6500 
Michael Dixon, Head Chef


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