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281 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10010, USA
Veronika hiring Sommelier  in New York, NY

Veronika hiring Sommelier  in New York, NY

VeronikaMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (10.00 plus tips)
Expired: Nov 17, 2019

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2 years

Job Details

Award-winning hospitality group STARR RESTAURANTS (Pastis, Le Coucou, Upland, and many more) is seeking hospitality professionals for its newest venture. Opening this December as part of the internationally renowned photography museum from Stockholm, Fotografiska. The multi concept space will include a restaurant named Veronika a nod to Veronica, the patron saint of photography, a quaint café, chapel bar, and private event space.

Inspired by the grand cafes that populated London, Paris and Vienna before the turn of the 20th century, Chef Robert Aikens’ menu will draw inspiration from France, Austria and Eastern Europe, prioritizing seasonality and sustainability through local sourcing.

The breathtaking, theatrical space is masterfully designed by Roman and Williams (Le Coucou, La Mercerie, The Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel), seamlessly incorporating the 19th-century building’s original beauty with opulent fixtures, dramatic murals, lush plants and immaculate details.

However, great food and a beautiful restaurant are not enough to keep people coming back.  We are currently seeking Sommeliers who possess a genuine passion for food and beverage and, above all, a focus on providing an unparalleled guest experience.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Strong knowledge and appreciation for food and the culture of dining
  • Experience in cataloguing, organizing, and binning wine, inventory
  • Sincere sense of hospitality and warm, engaging personality
  • Ability to multi-task; including but not limited to BTG pours, wine bottle inquiries, decanting, serving and clearing tables, and assisting in all areas of service
  • Able to improvise and make impromptu decisions in accordance with the cycle of service and the restaurant’s standards
  • Strong leadership skills, communicate clearly and respectfully
  • Properly represent the restaurant’s vision and philosophy
  • Open Availability
  • 2-5 years’ experience in Metropolitan restaurants in a similar position
  • Strong beverage knowledge including(Understanding of wine styles, grape varietals and regions; spirits and classic cocktails; and beer styles)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Background, education, or passion for art, art history and photography
  • International hospitality experience
  • Wine certification such as WSET, CMS, or SWE is highly desirable.
  • Supporter of sustainability and green practices

Compensation details

STARR Restaurants provides: Highly competitive hourly pay, tremendous career growth opportunities, and after 90 days of employment - NY Transitchek, Health, Vision and Dental Insurance as well as employee dining discounts at 30+ Starr Restaurants in multi

Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Beer Knowledge

Cellar Organization

Classic Wine Service Expertise

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Food & Wine Pairings

Glassware Knowledge


Regional Expertise - France

Regional Expertise - Italy

Regional Expertise - Southern Hemisphere

Regional Expertise - Spain/portugal

Regional Expertise - US

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Tips Certified

Understanding Of Viticulture & Winemaking

Wine Cataloging

Wine Knowledge

Customer service

Food Preparation Knowledge

Food Safety Knowledge

TIPS Certified

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Eastern European

Upscale Casual

Part of STARR Restaurants