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Assistant Sommelier
Alexander's Steakhouse
448 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94107
Alexander's Steakhouse hiring Assistant Sommelier in San Francisco, CA

Alexander's Steakhouse hiring Assistant Sommelier in San Francisco, CA

Alexander's SteakhouseMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Expired: Aug 20, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

We are looking for an Assistant Sommelier to act as our wine expert and create wine lists that pair with our food menus. Sommelier responsibilities include recommending wine varieties to our guests, supervising wine serving and collaborating with winemakers to renew our selections and achieve better prices. To be qualified for this role, you should have relevant experience in hospitality or a vineyard and be available to work during business hours. Ultimately, you will delight our guests by helping them choose the best wine to complement their fare.

Responsibilities

  • Create and update the wine list in coordination with chefs and the Food and Beverage Manager
  • Recommend food and wine pairings
  • Advise guests on wines based on their personal tastes and food choices
  • Inform guests about different varieties of wines and prices
  • Ensure wines are served at the right temperature and within the proper glassware
  • Store open bottles properly to maintain strong taste
  • Manage wine cellar and ensure it’s fully-stocked
  • Train wait staff on available wines
  • Negotiate purchase prices with vendors
  • Organize wine tasting days or “wine of the month” events
  • Ask guests for ID to verify legal drinking age
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations

Skills

  • Experience as a Sommelier, Wine Steward/Stewardess or similar role
  • Ability to create tasteful food and wine pairings
  • Extensive knowledge of different wines and which regions produce each type
  • Knowledge of local vineyards and wineries
  • Understanding of the winemaking process
  • Good communication skills
  • Availability to work during opening hours, including weekends and holidays
  • Flexibility to travel occasionally to meet with wine producers and visit wine-tasting events
  • Certification as a Sommelier or degree in hospitality is a plus

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
Mask required


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance


Required Skills

Wine Service

Food and Beverage Pairing Knowledge

Team Development and Training

Wine Buying

Wine Knowledge


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(415) 495-1111

Awards
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