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Sommelier
THE GRILL / THE POOL
99 East 52nd Street, New York, NY
Sommelier  at THE GRILL / THE POOL

Sommelier  at THE GRILL / THE POOL

THE GRILL / THE POOLMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Aug 10, 2019

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Requirements

3 years


Job Details

POSITION DETAILS:

Major Food Group seeks Sommeliers!

MFG is hiring passionate and experienced Sommeliers with strong work ethic to help set and maintain the highest standards of service and professionalism.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist guests with wine, sake and champagne selection, consider their taste and budget when guiding them through the menu
  • Anticipate guest needs. Provide information to guests regarding our venues, menus and pricing
  • Explain how our wines, sake or champagne menu compliments the items on our food and dessert menu
  • Ensure all wines, sake and champagnes are presented and served correctly and all pouring techniques are adhered to as specified by company standards
  • Inform and explain alternative wine, sake or champagne selections to guests should their choice be unavailable
  • Provide engaged, friendly and attentive customer service to all guests
  • Practice highest regards for safety within all areas and with all materials
  • Follow and adhere to all standards set for by the Department of Health (DOH) and appropriate Federal/State Liquor Control Boards
  • Perform all other duties as instructed by management

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of 2-4 years of experience as a Sommelier in an upscale, high volume restaurant
  • WSET certifications preferred or certifications from another accredited wine institution preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of wine and wine service techniques
  • Availability to work nights, weekends & holidays
  • Positive attitude
  • A “guest-first” mindset
  • A passion for providing exemplary guest service
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency
  • Clean and organized working habits
  • A commitment to learning and continuous improvement
  • Ability to think quickly on your feet and multi-task with ease  
  • Ability to take direction and to communicate effectively

 

BENEFITS:

We offer competitive compensation, medical/dental/vision insurance, TransitChek discount, Referral Rewards program, a generous dining program, and progressive paid time off. We offer many opportunities for growth and development for those who show long-term commitment to their role and MFG.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

Major Food Group considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Major Food Group is an equal opportunity employer.


Required Skills

Basic Floor Service

Classic Wine Service Expertise

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Food & Wine Pairings

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Wine Knowledge

Wine Sales Proficiency

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375 Park Food is a space composed of two restaurants, THE GRILL and THE POOL. These spaces occupy the historic rooms of the former restaurant The Four Seasons and are now operated by Major Food Group.

Major Food Group (MFG) is a New York based restaurant and hospitality company founded by Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi, and Jeff Zalaznick. The founders all exhibit a wealth of knowledge in the food, hospitality, and business sectors.

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