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Temple Court
5 Beekman St, New York, NY 10003
Temple Court hiring Sommelier in New York, NY

Temple Court hiring Sommelier in New York, NY

Temple CourtMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expires: Oct 31, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

4 years

Job Details
Temple Court, a Tom Colicchio restaurant in the Beekman Hotel, is looking for a Sommelier to join their growing team!

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the below:

  • Assisting in inventory and storage of all beverages
  • Educating the staff with direction from the Beverage Director
  • Tasting wine daily with the staff at family meal
  • Conducting Beverage orientation with all new staff when the Beverage Director is not present or as requested
  • Coordinating the cleaning, maintenance, and organization of all the beverage storage areas
  • Working in a floating position to assist with all aspects of service including but not limited to beverage service
  • Maintaining the upkeep and organization of Micros, inventory, location sheets and other beverage related items
  • Recognizing “regular” guests and developing relationships with those guests
  • Creating informational material for staff beverage education 

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A minimum of 5 years of FOH food service experience in a setting that has similar quality and service standards, with 2 years of wine service experience
  • Adheres to the philosophy of being “Guest-Centered” by responding to the guest requests with imagination, sincerity, and a willingness to please
  • Possess outstanding food and beverage product knowledge
  • Extensive experience with wine and beverage sales and service
  • Demonstrates clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to maintain professionalism and composure in stressful and high pressure situations
  • Ability to work in a team environment and welcome feedback and direction
  • Knowledge of POS systems
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule and be able to work on nights, weekends, and or holidays
  • Capability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Lift up to 50 pounds of weight
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, climb up and down stairs, walk, carry multiple objects

What we can offer you:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance options for full time employees
  • Paid Time Off, increases with length of service
  • Daily family meal provided
  • Team outings, trainings, and speakers
  • Flex spending options (medical, transit, parking, dependent care)
  • Bi-monthly restaurant dining vouchers ($720 annual value)                                

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that are to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.

Temple Court is an EEO Employer

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts


Fine Dining

Part of Crafted Hospitality

Acclaimed chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio pulls inspiration from the rich history of the building and his own culinary journey to provide a menu of classics, old and new, reinvented with his signature, seasonal touch. The dining room, set with rich, jewel-toned furnishings and antique accents is a one-of-a-kind setting, and paired with our experienced team, we bring the best of fine dining and warm hospitality to this exquisite location. Join our growing team and be a part of this blossoming city mainstay.

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