For those with a love of innovation and just a dash of
irreverence, we are looking for the like-minded.
Gin Palace and Bar Ampere form the Gin Land collective.
The creations/children of bar impresario Vernon Chalker, each venue
retains its own unique flair whilst upholding the highest standards
of the hospitality industry.
Gin Palace – The eldest sibling of the brood, Gin Palace slinked
onto the Melbourne subconscious in 1997 and has since earned its
place as a mainstay on the scene. Inspired by the laneway drinking
dens of the old world, Gin Palace provides a subterranean haven for
those in search of distinguished debauchery and a mean/magnificent
Bar Ampere – The newest member of the clan, Bar Ampere carries a
sophistication belying its young age. Imbued with the spirit of the
European Futurism movement, Bar Ampere possesses a formidable
selection of aperitifs and digestifs, matched with a novel menu
available from breakfast ‘till close. Lurking behind Bar Ampere,
patrons may also stumble across the enigmatic Swamp Room, linking
Ampere to Gin Palace.
The venues of Gin Land are nationally renowned; consistently
setting the benchmark for hospitality. Our customer service is
unsurpassed; every visitor can expect a truly memorable experience
provided by the most highly skilled innovators in the business.
Staff at any one of the Gin Land venues will gain the highest
standard of industry training in an enthusiastic and dynamic
environment. A genuine love for what we do imbues every level of
our operation, creating a unique community of like-minded
If you are looking to further your career in the hospitality
industry and share our passion for fun and the finer things in
life, please send your resume to the lovely Jo Duff at
To get personally acquainted, please visit the below sites: