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Sommelier
CUT by Wolfgang Puck
99 Church Street, New York, NY
CUT by Wolfgang Puck hiring Sommelier  in New York, NY

CUT by Wolfgang Puck hiring Sommelier  in New York, NY

CUT by Wolfgang PuckMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Nov 27, 2019

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Requirements

2 years


Job Details
We are looking for an experienced Sommelier to join the team!
 

Job Summary: The Sommelier’s primary responsibility is to assists the management staff and server staff in beverage recommendations, sales and execution during service hours of operation.  The Sommelier is responsible for maintaining and promoting the restaurant’s wine and beverage collection and recommend food and beverage pairings.  The Sommelier will also participate in staff training, wine list maintenance, beverage inventory, and maintain proper inventory levels of wine and beverage selections.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for ordering, receiving, inventory, organizing and selling wine for the restaurant
  • Assist with all wine purchases and cost management
  • Assist guests during dining service with wine recommendations and selection for perfect pairing with their meal, decanting of the wine and wine service.
  • Train staff employees in order to maximize their understanding of wine specific to the restaurant and proper service techniques including glassware, pour levels, storage, beverage pairings and the ability to understand guest preferences.
  • Tastes and evaluates wines and other beverages for potential purchase.
  • Ensure that all wine is served in proper glassware and in proper condition.
  • Maintain all beverage lists to be accurate, up to date and free of errors.
  • Comply with all health, safety and hygiene standards and policies
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education: High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Minimum 3 years Sommelier experience in fine dining operation
  • Excellent knowledge of food and beverage pairings
  • Excellent knowledge of wine and beverage service procedures

 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Possess strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong knowledge of pricing, budgets and cost controls
  • Ability to determine wine faults and maintain proper temperatures in order to showcase products at their maximum potential
  • Ability to upsell
  • Outstanding guest services skills
  • Be able to communicate clearly and effectively (verbal & written)
  • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
  • Possess basic math skills and ability to operate POS system
  • Professional presentation and positive attitude

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At Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining we invent the future of food. We transform the expected into something entirely new. We search for individuals who are passionate about food and the art of hospitality. Our company objective is to provide an exceptional dining experience that treats the palate and creates a memorable experience for our guests.

Members of the Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining team live to bring originality to the art of cuisine, authenticity to the art of entertaining and love to share their passion with others.

Our Worldwide Restaurants provide opportunity and growth for those individuals who are looking to Live, Love and Eat!

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Wolfgang Puck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, Wolfgang Puck Group is a drug-free workplace.

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