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Wine Director
Union Square Cafe
101 East 19th Street, New York, NY
Union Square Cafe hiring Wine Director in New York, NY

Union Square Cafe hiring Wine Director in New York, NY

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 14, 2019

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Requirements

2 years


Job Details

Make a meaningful impact as the Wine Director at Union Square Cafe!

Founded by CEO Danny Meyer with the opening of Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has created some of New York’s most beloved restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Gramercy Tavern, Maialino, The Modern, Marta and Porchlight to name a few!

The Wine Director is responsible for ensuring the excellence, creativity, brand promise, and profitability of our wine program. This position serves as a leader, educator, coach, and mentor to the management team, Sommeliers, and front-of-house staff. The Wine Director will ensure knowledge of and adherence to all applicable laws, policies, and procedures and work to continuously build a high-performance team.

We are a Values-Driven Company that is committed to creating great work experiences for our people with lots of growth opportunities for advancement.

As an important member of our team, you’ll receive

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

Key Responsibilities (More details here: www.bit.ly/WINEDR)

  • Ensure excellence in the standards and practices of the Beverage Program at Union Square Cafe 
  • Ensure high performance, creativity, brand promise and profitability while maintaining overall excellence & hospitality throughout each day’s specific service periods 
  • Ensure knowledge of and adherence to all applicable laws, policies and procedures 
  • Continuously build a high-performance team 

What You Bring to the Table

  • Commitment to embodying our Family Values of:
    • Integrity- Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking
    • Excellence- Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done
    • Hospitality- Doing all that can be done for others- and more than is expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on  their side
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit- Seeing opportunities others haven’t- and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first
  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree or Certification in Hospitality-related field or equivalent expertise gained from time on the job (specifically related to wine & beverage)
  • At least 2 years management experience in hospitality & fine dining, with a concentration in wine & beverage education
  • At least 2 years running a wine program (responsibilities should include list selection, purchasing, inventory management, staff training, etc.)
  • Excellent food and beverage knowledge, specifically in wine and spirits
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Strong Understanding of POS and inventory systems
  • Leadership and Integrity
  • Desire and ability to teach and foster growth
  • Problem Solving, Multi-Tasking & Delegation
  • Initiative & follow-through
  • Excellent verbal & written communication
  • Attention to detail
Please apply here: http://hrbrg.co/qqia0s

Compensation details

Full Health, Dental, and Vision benefits. Paid Time Off. Paid Parental Leave. Matched 401(k). Employee Dining Program.


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Union Square Cafe—the flagship business that launched Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group—has been one of the country’s most beloved restaurants for more than 30 years. In its new home on 19th Street, Union Square Cafe embodies the heartfelt passion and generosity that has been the restaurant’s calling card since it opened in 1985. Union Square Cafe’s seasonal cuisine draws inspiration from the kitchens and tables of Italy, France, and Northern California. Designed by Rockwell Group, Union Square Cafe’s new home preserves the restaurant’s signature charm, intimacy, and familiarity in a fresh, contemporary dining environment.

Union Square Cafe has won five James Beard Awards and also earned Zagat Survey’s #1 ranking as New York’s Most Popular Restaurant an unprecedented nine times.

We offer medical, dental, vision, 401K, flex pay, life insurance, employee dining program and paid vacation. USHG provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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