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Greens Restaurant
2 Marina Boulevard, San Francisco, CA
Greens Restaurant hiring Sommelier in San Francisco, CA

Greens Restaurant hiring Sommelier in San Francisco, CA

Greens RestaurantMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($25.00 - $30.00) plus tips
Expired: Jul 31, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

Job Details

Greens Restaurant is a celebration of vegetarian cuisine and offers a multi-seasonal menu of farm fresh produce.

For more than 40 years, Greens Restaurant has supported winemakers and growers who share our committment to sustainability and stewardship of the environment. We favor wines that are produced in limited quantities, by organic, bio-dynamic, and sustainable practices. Above all, we offer wines that are delicious and complimentary to our vegetarian cuisine.

This position offers the possibility of growth and the opportunity to work with an variety of wines in restaurant that is upscale casual. 

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Assist Greens management in the overall operational, administrative, and financial management of the Beverage Department.
  • Uphold the highest standards of service in accordance with protocols and practices as outlined in the Greens service manual.


  • Provide wine service to the guests of Greens and support our servers during dinner service
  • Daily wine stocking of par levels- sparkling, whites, and red
  • Submit orders based on par levels and inventory
  • Make wine suggestions and pair wines with menu items. Communicate with chef directly as to the nature and flavors of each dish and match up with the appropriate wine profile
  • Update and produce wine lists and education documents for service staff
  • Represent the wine department at daily line ups
  • Educate staff on new wines, 86’d items
  • Help educate staff on proper wine service, new wines, food and wine pairings
  • Maintain physical inventory of the cellar; racking and restocking wines, processing deliveries
  • Communicate corked wines to management

Education and Development

  • Attend and participate in-house tasting with Greens leadership
  • Maintain professional relationships with purveyors and wine industry professionals
  • Work closely with Chef to develop food and wine knowledge, and pairings for staff education
  • Assist in the training of new FOH hires as it relates to wine service and product knowledge


  • POS - Manage Toast (POS) with wine inventory
  • Assist Greens Beverage Department with monthly inventory


  • Communicate with Executive Director on nightly sales- figures and product mix
  • Targeted sales approach to turn over inventory- identify what is not moving
  • Nightly sales goal as developed by Executive Director
  • Maintain a COG’s, not to exceed 30%
  • Nightly approval of all wine comps
  • Track and request credits for corked wines with Beverage DIrector

 Compensation & Schedule

  • Full time position- 5 days a week, daily hours to be determined
  • Commission on bottle sales, quarterly performance bonus


90 Day probational period then Full medical, vision and dental coverage. Additionally, 401k matching and paid time off for full time employees.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($25.00 - $30.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program

Required Skills

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Service Procedures

Beer Knowledge


Wine Cellar Organization

Wine Service

Coffee Knowledge

Cocktail Making

Food and Beverage Pairing Knowledge

Glassware Knowledge


Wine List / Program Creation

POS Systems


Financial Management

Regional Wine Knowledge - US

Spirits Knowledge

Team Development and Training

Winemaking Knowledge

Wine Buying

Wine Knowledge

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Vegan / Vegetarian

Upscale Casual