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Destination Brewery in Austin, TX Seeking Tasting Room General Manager

Vista Brewing is searching for an experienced, charismatic General Manager to join our team to open and grow a beautiful destination brewery just southwest of Austin. We will be collecting cover letters and resumes and conducting interviews through the end of February.

Vista Brewing is a destination brewery just outside of Austin and at the gateway to the Central Texas Wine Trail in the peaceful Hill Country town of Driftwood. The 21-acre property is set to open spring 2018 with a brewery & tasting room, farm table food concept and outdoor event space. There will be an onsite farm, orchard and apiary, surrounded by acres of forageable fruits, nuts, flowers and herbs, all of which will be a part of our seasonal food service and brewing programs. A large composting program is an important piece of the onsite sustainability initiatives. Future phases include an eco-friendly tiny home hotel, event pavilion and barrel house.


The person we’re looking for has spent 3+ years as a hospitality management professional, preferably as a restaurant GM or brewery or winery tasting room manager. They possess knowledge and passion for the craft beer industry, and are ideally a Certified Cicerone. They know exactly how to pour a proper pint of beer, all while giving the guest tasting notes and accepting their payment.

The Vista Tasting Room Manager is a natural leader who mentors and teaches others, with a history of leading high performing teams and developing sales-driving techniques for a hospitality environment. They know how to maintain high staff morale, while ensuring staff is scheduled and trained to give Vista guests the best possible experience. They are a calm-under-fire, organized, detail-oriented team player who can inspire a passion for service and infect guests with their positive attitude.


This role will own all front of house operations and activities in the Vista Tasting Room, from staff scheduling to pouring flights for guests to special events. They will be responsible for developing and executing an annual sales plan. Most immediately, they will participate in pre-opening interviews and hiring and training of all front of house staff.

Austin is a vibrant community of artisan enthusiasts, and the Texas Hill Country wine region is one of the most visited in the United States. Vista aims to be a part of “Keeping Austin Weird” and a collaborator with the 45+ wineries in the region. The Tasting Room manager will be a part of the Vista Brewing leadership team and be a Vista brand ambassador in the surrounding community.


This is a full time salaried position (salary commensurate with experience) which includes paid PTO, company-wide performance bonuses, medical, dental & vision benefits, and of course world-class beer. Night and weekend work required.

To learn more, please send a cover letter and resume to We will be contacting qualified candidates by phone and bringing finalist candidates to Vista Brewing for in depth interviews. Candidates should be prepared to start in March.

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