Hospitality General Manager - Novelty Hill Januik Winery

14710 Woodinville - Redmond Rd NE, Woodinville, WA 98072, USA Req #3938
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Novelty Hill Januik Winery

General Manager, Hospitality

Reports to Ownership Board

Novelty Hill-Januik Winery is a full-service Tasting Room and Events venue located in Woodinville, WA. Under legendary Washington winemaker Mike Januik, the winery creates award-winning wines, produces world-class corporate and private events, including weddings, and hosts over 40,000 Tasting Room guests per year. We have a wine club of 2,000 loyalists that we are committed to and work constantly to exceed their expectations.

Summary: We are in search of a talented and motivated General Manager, Hospitality. Someone who is a hands-on professional that can direct and manage a team of senior leaders and grow the winery operations and sales in the tasting room, wine club, and catering. The management team includes the Directors of DTC sales, Wine Club, Catering/Events, and the Executive Chef. The right candidate is a professional who is comfortable with food and beverage programming, catering, marketing (including digital), direct-to-consumer wine sales, and wine club subscriptions. The right person is a leader with a talent for organization and detail, a deep passion for customer service, and a desire to think bigger. This candidate is comfortable working with owners, multiple departments, and managing competing priorities and thrives in an ever-changing environment. While always maintaining the highest standards.


  • Support owners in all aspects of winery goals and initiatives
  • Coordinate and present monthly update to the board (PowerPoint)
  • Increase DTC wine sales and events/catering revenue
  • Ensure inventory control and cost in all areas
  • Collaborate and direct winery leadership team with all DTC sales and wine club programming and strategize with kitchen and catering events
  • Work closely with the kitchen, Director of Events to execute private events and weddings that exceed guest expectations
  • Participating in Wine Club, Tasting Room, and other special winery events as required
  • Assist with hiring and supervision of all staff
  • Ensure compliance with all regulations regarding WA LCB, food safety, health code regulations, covid-19 safety plans, insurance compliance
  • Manage third party cleaning and maintenance services as needed
  • Manage third party property maintenance partner
  • Oversee safe equipment operation and regular maintenance


  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years in an executive leadership role related to hospitality, or culinary arts
  • Must be a motivating and respectful team player who can work efficiently in high volume situations
  • Must have a high level of organizational skills, attention to detail, and understanding of leadership
  • Passion and knowledge about wine and basic winemaking principles
  • Ability to work 50+ hours per week, per business needs
  • Must be available to work weekends, holidays, and evening events
  • Manage multiple events in a day
  • Must hold a valid food handlers and MAST certification card
  • Ability to lift 55 pounds and work on feet for long periods

Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. Due to the high volume of responses, only qualified candidates will be contacted.



The individual selected for the role of General Manager, Hospitality will be employed by Novelty Hill Januik Winery and will have no affiliation with Columbia Hospitality; who is serving as a third-party agent; managing the search on behalf of Novelty Hill Januik.


Application Instructions:

All applicants should apply exclusively through the electronic application process on Columbia Hospitality’s career website. Please submit cover letter, resume and any supplemental documents in a single upload. Please direct all questions to Greg Prescott, Director of People Strategy, who is leading the search:


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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $90,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $100,000.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Travel % 0
  • 14710 Woodinville - Redmond Rd NE, Woodinville, WA 98072, USA