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1994 Carters Creek Pike, Franklin, TN 37064, United States
Southall hiring Sommelier in Franklin, TN

Southall hiring Sommelier in Franklin, TN

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jun 15, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

Southall Farm & Inn is a premier destination bringing nature, produce and people together in a powerful and unique way. The Sommelier will be a driving force behind the wine service of the properties signature restaurant, the adjacent three-meal restaurant and bar, as well as the interconnected In-room and Cottage dining experiences.  


The Sommelier’s responsibilities will include the wine service management of Southall’s flagship restaurant as well as the following areas:

  • Coordination of Wine Service for Restaurant and bar, In-Room Dining and Cottage dining
  • After-dinner/Digestif cart experiences
  • Provide wine recommendations and pairing for guests dining in our signature restaurant 
  • Scheduling, inventory, product ordering, and maintaining the highest levels of quality and control possible
  • Able to manage the wine cellar inventory, beverage cost, and operating costs 
  • Able to maintain an accurate wine list with correct vintages and no “out of stock” wines; conducting frequent inventories
  • Must keep up to date on trends and new releases to keep the cellar stocked and current
  • Works well with vendors and establishes meaningful relations to ensure Southall is getting the best deals and hard to find/allocated wines to reduce cost and drive profitability
  • Creates non-alcoholic parings with the nightly pre-fix menu


Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 4-6 years in the industry with a focus on fine dining and specialized in all aspects of wine service as well as food pairing
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a high-end restaurant and or resort, experience with Relais & Chateaux and Forbes standards is preferred but not required
  • Opening experience preferred but not required
  • Sommelier Certification
  • Resort Suite software knowledge preferred but not required
  • Award winning background and track record of excellence and success
  • Understanding and ability to create an award-winning wine program in concert with the culinary team
  • Effective management of budgets and P&L to achieve overall profitability
  • Polished verbal and written communication, fluent in English
  • Excellent training skills, positively interacts with all team members and guests
  • Detail orientation and able to maintain a surgical clean work environment
  • Polished and professional appearance
  • Plugged into industry trends and inventive to set new trends
  • Customer service oriented with unquestioned hospitality skills.  Ability to form strong bonds with repeat customers and creates unforgettable experiences
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays as necessary
  • Ability to meet physical and mental requirements of the position which will include working indoors and outside

Education and Requirements

  • 4-year college degree preferred, but combination of education and relevant position training and experience will be considered.
  • Must be able to push, pull and lift 50 lbs
  • Available to work weekends, evenings and/or holidays
  • Must be able to walk and stand for prolonged periods as needed and able to work in all weather conditions


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

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

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Southall will be the realization of a vision decades in the making. A place where the land and its people honor the traditions of Southern hospitality. A farm, inn and spa rooted in sustainability, abundance and luxury.

Nestled in the rolling hills outside Historic Franklin, Tennessee, 25 miles from Nashville, a 325-acre farm is being transformed into a world-class destination dedicated to the circle of life. Here, history will meet innovation, the earth will feed the kitchen, and the experience will nurture the soul. Southern hospitality evolves, coming 2022.

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