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Lacroix at The Rittenhouse
210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Lacroix at The Rittenhouse hiring Sommelier in Philadelphia, PA

Lacroix at The Rittenhouse hiring Sommelier in Philadelphia, PA

Lacroix at The RittenhouseMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($60k - $65k)
Expired: May 30, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

3 years

Job Details


Manage wine program for the hotel on a day-to-day basis as well as lead wine service on the floor at Lacroix on busy nights. Lead wine education for Lacroix staff.

Potential Career Path   

Beverage Director – Food & Beverage Director

Essential Job Functions

  • Certified or higher level or equivalent experience.
  • A college degree preferably specializing in hotel/restaurant management or business administration, or equivalent experience is required.
  • Applicants are required to have three to five years’ experience with a diversity of Food and Beverage management positions including Hotel experience
  • We are looking for an individual who has a solid knowledge of food & beverage, has creativity, a passion for education, and is able to evidence good business acumen, a strong work ethic, and excellent people-skills.
  • Demonstrated experience developing beverage programs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Familiarity with Hotel Forbes and/or LQA standards a plus


Position Requirements

  • Deep understanding & knowledge of wine
  • Ability to collaborate with bar manager & restaurant General Manager on beverage needs
  • Preserve excellent levels of internal and external customer service
  • Identify customers’ needs and respond proactively to all of their concerns
  • Lead F&B team by attracting, recruiting, training and appraising talented personnel
  • Implement policies and procedures
  • Provide a two-way communication and nurture an ownership environment with emphasis in motivation and teamwork
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations
  • Report to management regarding sales results and productivity
  • Maximizes the revenue opportunity by evaluating and executing plans that get results.
  • Follows and knows trends in the industry and evaluates how to incorporate them into our product offering.
  • Helps Developing menus that reflect the concept and current industry trends consistent with the branding concept.
  • Has assisted with promo plan development to drive revenue.
  • Is entrepreneurial and sees beyond the current day.
  • Knows operating costs and can develop an operational business model to maximize results.
  • Collaborate with the hotel chefs, F&B/Banquet managers, and catering managers with menu creation, menu costing, and the development and implementation of service standards. 
  • Develop metrics to evaluate performance of food and beverage departments. 
  • Ensure food and beverage purchases are made and managed according to company standards, using appropriate systems and processes. 
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($60,000.00 - $65,000.00)

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

Required Skills

Wine Service

Wine Knowledge

Food and Beverage Pairing Knowledge

Service Procedures

Wine Cellar Organization

Glassware Knowledge

Fine Dining Service

Team Development and Training

Customer Service


Alcohol Service Laws Knowledge

Beverage Knowledge

Food / Wine Pairing

Serving Wine

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