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Sommelier
Momofuku Ko
8 Extra Place, New York, NY 10003
Momofuku Ko hiring Sommelier in New York, NY

Momofuku Ko hiring Sommelier in New York, NY

Momofuku KoMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jun 17, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Momofuku

Momofuku was founded by chef David Chang in 2004 with the opening of Momofuku Noodle Bar in New York City. Credited with “the rise of contemporary Asian-American cuisine” by the New York Times and named the “most important restaurant in America” by Bon Appétit magazine, Momofuku has restaurants in the United States and Canada as well as a line of restaurant-grade products for home cooks.

About Ko and Ko Bar

Momofuku Ko opened in 2008. Ko is guided by the Japanese kaiseki tradition as well as seasonality, the innovation of our mentors and peers, food memories, and the breadth of cuisine available in the melting pot of New York City. Ko has two Michelin stars, which it has maintained since 2009. In 2015, Ko was awarded three stars by the New York Times.

Ko Bar, which opened in 2018, serves an evolving a la carte menu and an expansive beverage program.

The daily responsibilities of the Ko Sommelier involve being a leader in all beverage and service-related areas. This individual will provide assistance in maintaining the beverage program while working closely with the beverage manager, chefs, and FOH managers on its creative development and standards implementation. The sommelier will be directly responsible for guest-facing beverage interactions, inventory, staff and personal education developments, and structure and daily upkeep of beverage offerings.

Responsibilities

INVENTORY 

  • Timely communication of any menu changes and stock changes to beverage manager and relevant staff.
  • Timely communication of any ordering needs to the beverage manager.
  • Assist in monthly beverage inventory.
  • Maintain proper glassware inventory and breakage log.
  • Closely follow all ordering, sourcing, and costing protocol.
  • Closely follow protocols on new items set-up in both POS and inventory management systems.
  • Maintain, track, and properly document all staff and management beverage purchases.
  • Maintain, track, and properly document all BTG and Wine Pairing wastage.
  • Maintain, track, and properly document all corked bottles.

MAINTENANCE 

  • Maintain accuracy of printed and online menus.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date POS.
  • Maintain cellar organization to ensure all bottles can be found at various onsite storage locations.
  • Maintain timely upload of all beverage info sheets to Dropbox and Expo.

PROGRAM & PERSONAL DEVELOPEMENTS

  • Continuously suggest program refinements to beverage manager, chefs and FOH managers.
  • Regularly attend on-premise, off-site, and virtual tastings.
  • Keep up-to-date with local and international wine developments.
  • Continuous pursuits of professional beverage education outside of the restaurant; outline self-education program and goals.

SERVICE

  • Actively participate in service during scheduled shifts to maximize beverage sales on the floor.
  • Actively provide assistance to the chefs, FOH mangers and staff during beverage down-time on the floor.
  • Setup and breakdown of beverage stations.
  • Maintain stock of all beverages according to service needs.
  • Define and enforce service standards both in terms of beverage service and synchronicity with the kitchen.
  • Effectively communicate all beverage information to staff.
  • Maintain accuracy of pre-service beverage notes.
  • Help develop language and protocol for communicating the focuses of program to guests.
  • Performing server responsibilities based on need.
  1. Assisting with opening and closing duties to standards required.
  2. Assisting in setting up and detailing dining room and stations to standards required.

  3. Complementing host duties in seating, reservation and table management.

  4. Maintaining cleanliness and organization of bussing stations and dish pits.

  5. Assisting in cleaning and polishing all wares, and restocking.

  6. Effectively communicating service irregularities to all.

  7. Assisting in bathroom checks.

  8. Assisting in accurate payment handling using touchless devices.

  9. Assisting in deep cleaning of the restaurant.

  10. Understanding food menus and be able to answer general questions.

  11. Understanding basic knowledge of Momofuku and Momofuku Ko.

  • Adhere to grooming and dress code standards.
  • Constantly pushing to creatively interpret positive guest relations and industry standards.
  • Adhere to covid-19 related health and safety standards.

 

STAFF ENGAGEMENT

  • Help develop appropriate educational goals and outreach that may benefit both the restaurant and the company at large.
  • Work with beverage manager and FOH managers to create an effective beverage training program for new hires as well as continuing education to ensure firm beverage knowledge across the team.
  • Create regular tests to maintain beverage knowledge level in the team.
  • Create regular beverage education and tasting classes to maintain a high engagement level.
  • Help develop language and protocol to enhance guest beverage experience and boost beverage sales.

Skills & Requirements

  • 2+ years’ of relative experience required
  • Must have strong beverage knowledge
  • Availability to work 5 dinner service shifts required
  • A strong interest in food and beverage with a desire to learn
  • An ability to collaborate with chefs, managers and most importantly, the beverage manager
  • Must be open to new ideas and a rapidly changing environment

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, frequently lifting up to 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds, standing for 6 to 8 hours on average, sitting, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Momofuku reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Momofuku or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

Momofuku is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, ancestry, national origin, alienage or citizenship, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other protected status


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

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

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Part of Momofuku Restaurants

Momofuku was founded by chef David Chang in 2004 with the opening of Momofuku Noodle Bar in New York City. Credited with “the rise of contemporary Asian-American cuisine” by the New York Times and named the “most important restaurant in America” by Bon Appétit magazine, Momofuku has opened restaurants in the United States, Australia, and Canada. The restaurants have gained world-wide recognition for their innovative take on cuisine, while supporting sustainable and responsible farmers and food purveyors.

Momofuku Ko opened in 2008. Ko is guided by the Japanese kaiseki tradition as well as seasonality, the innovation of our mentors and peers, food memories, and the breadth of cuisine available in the melting pot of New York City. Ko has two Michelin stars, which it has maintained since 2009. In 2015, Ko was awarded three stars by the New York Times.

Ko Bar, which opened in 2018, serves an evolving a la carte menu and an expansive beverage program. The bar is available for walk-ins only.

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