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Boka Restaurant Group hiring Wine Director in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Aug 16, 2019

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Requirements

2 years


Job Details

The BOKA Restaurant Group is seeking a Rockstar Wine Director/Manager!

Boka Restaurant Group was founded by Rob Katz and Kevin Boehm in 2003 and has become one of the premier chef-driven restaurant groups in the country. Anchored by partnerships with some of America's greatest chefs--Stephanie Izard, Giuseppe Tentori, Chris Pandel, Lee Wolen, and Jimmy Papadopoulos--BRG has 22 entities (and more forthcoming!) each of them crafted individually and conceptually unique.

General Description: The Wine Director/Manager will oversee the wine program at the restaurant. This role includes maintaining the wine, beer, and cocktail list, conducting regular tastings with purveyors, purchasing all wine related products, assisting with inventory, and facilitating all staff education. In addition, the Wine Director/Manager will assist the team with general managerial responsibilities.  

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Composing and updating the wine lists by scheduling regular tastings with existing purveyors and partners.
  • Purchasing wine while staying in the financial boundaries.
  • Conducting ALL beverage related education for the staff. Encourage communication from staff and utilize that feedback for beverage selection. 
  • Maintaining proper inventory levels and vintages on the list. Assist with weekly and end of month inventories by updating inventory sheets and pricing to maintain accuracy. 
  • Assisting guests with wine selections during service, provide wine service at tables, and assist in selection of wines for private events. 
  • Assisting the management team with general managerial responsibilities, including but not limited to creating floor plans, evaluating staffing needs, running the floor, and closing and opening the restaurant. 
  •  Helping to manage the floor, including touching tables, running food, overseeing staff, checking the reservation books, and monitoring the door. 

Boka Restaurant Group offers; competitive salaries, a generous dining incentive at all BRG locations, Paid Time Off, Health & Voluntary benefits package, health club discounts, city wide perks and immense growth potential! 

If you feel you meet the above requirements, are a team player, experienced, passionate, and dedicated to food and hospitality, we want to hear from you! Please reply with a copy of your resume AND a cover letter detailing why you'd be a great addition to our team.


Compensation details

Boka Restaurant Group offers; competitive salaries, a generous dining incentive at all BRG locations, Paid Time Off, Health & Voluntary benefits package, health club discounts, city wide perks and immense growth potential!


Required Skills

Basic Floor Service

Budget/cost Analysis

Cellar Organization

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

List Creation

Pricing

Staff Education

Wine Knowledge

Wine Ordering

Classic Food / Wine Service

Customer service

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Staff education / motivation

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Boka Restaurant Group was founded by Rob Katz and Kevin Boehm in 2003 and has become one of the premier chef-driven restaurant groups in the country. Anchored by partnerships with six of America's greatest chefs—Stephanie Izard, Giuseppe Tentori, Chris Pandel, Lee Wolen, Jimmy Papadopoulos, and Mark Hellyar—BRG has 13 entities, each of them crafted individually and conceptually unique.

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