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Lure Fishbar
142 Mercer Street, New York, NY, United States
Lure Fishbar hiring Sommelier  in New York, NY

Lure Fishbar hiring Sommelier  in New York, NY

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Nov 29, 2019

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2 years

Job Details
Mercer Street Hospitality Group is seeking a sommelier/floor manager to
join our team. We are committed to providing an unparalleled dining experience for
all of our guests, and seek a team leader who can positively impact our already
thriving business.

A college degree or
equivalent experience.
A minimum of two years’ experience working as a sommelier/floor manager in a
fast paced, high volume, fine dining, or casual fine dining restaurant.
A minimum of 1 year experience selling wine on the floor in a sommelier capacity.
A minimum of 1 year experience maintaining wine cellar/ storage areas.
A minimum of 1 year experience counting inventory and reconciling variances.
Minimum Level 1 Sommelier certification.
An unparalleled commitment to hospitality and customer service.
Exceptional leadership and communication skills.
Must be highly organized and detailed.
Proven ability to motivate and manage staff.
Sound knowledge of service and food.
Ability to think critically and make sound decisions in a high-pressure work
Excellent time management and prioritization skills, and the ability to multitask.
NYC DOH Food Handler’s Certificate and Tips Certification.
Willingness to grow and learn.

Work closely with Wine/ Beverage Director to maintain wine list, sell wine, educate
staff, and manage physical inventory.
Perform monthly inventory count.
Place orders and help maintain wine list.
Maintain accurate and up to date menus.
Educate and motivate staff.
Conduct and/or attend pre-meal meetings.
Support and manage all aspects of service.
Open and close restaurant and complete accompanying tasks efficiently, accurately
and with a keen eye for detail.
Handle service opportunities in a personal and timely manner.
Abide by and uphold company policies, and standards as well as state
sanitations/health regulations.

Work in accordance with our mission statement, always promoting Mercer Street
Hospitality’s values.
Ensure and maintain safe and secure working conditions/environment.
Competitive compensation package.
Paid vacation and sick leave.
Individual and family health insurance with dental and vision options.
Two consecutive days off each week.
Opportunity for growth.

Founded in 1993 by John McDonald, MSH currently owns and operates Lure Fishbar (New York City and South Beach), Bowery Meat Company, El Toro Blanco, Burger&Barrel Winepub, The Rum Line (South Beach), The Gordon Bar, Above60 and Sessanta at Sixty Soho.

Partners include Chef Josh Capon, Steven Eckler, Jay Oliveros and Josh Pickard.

Lure Fishbar is part of the Mercer Street Hospitality Group’s collection of boutique restaurants. Our other restaurants include Lure Fishbar South Beach, El Toro Blanco, B&B Wine Pub, Bowery Meat Company and Sessanta. At Lure Fishbar, Chef Josh Capon proudly serves a menu of classic American seafood and innovative sushi alongside an award winning wine list.

Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Cellar Organization

Classic Wine Service Expertise

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Food & Wine Pairings

Glassware Knowledge


POS Maintenance

Staff Education

Tips Certified

Understanding Of Viticulture & Winemaking

Wine Knowledge

Wine Ordering

Wine Sales Proficiency

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