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Sommelier
Oceans
233 Park Avenue South, New York, NY
Oceans hiring Sommelier in New York, NY

Oceans hiring Sommelier in New York, NY

OceansMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jun 23, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details

Position:          Server/Sommelier
Reports to:      Wine Director

Defined as elegant yet approachable dining through the passion and commitment of a team of award winning chefs, renowned managers and beverage team, Oceans, housed in a historic building in Union Square, is currently looking to add a dedicated and enthusiastic Sommelier to our team. 

With a philosophy that the soul of the restaurant is found in its kitchen, this definitive seafood restaurant specializes in fresh, sustainable local fin and shellfish and celebrates the bounty of the sea. Sourced directly from highly respected suppliers, our dedication to our ocean’s habitat takes pride of place on the plate and is exemplified by the myriad of inspired dishes of the day. In this ongoing pursuit of excellence, the vision of this restaurant is to deliver an exceptional dining experience paired with an unparalleled level of hospitality.

JOB SUMMARY:
Oceans is seeking a Server/Sommelier to join our professional, celebrated, and respected wine team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with iconic wines and hard to find labels, and will assist in building our world class wine list. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who has previously worked as a server who is now looking to embark on a career as a sommelier or someone who is prepared to work a schedule comprised of both server and sommelier shifts.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(other duties may be assigned as required)

  • Serves as an educator, as well as an inspirational, committed, and responsible leader to the restaurant’s front-of-house teams
  • Prepares for and inspires staff to deliver a memorable beverage experience
  • Displays a passion for and about wine and the industry
  • Handles rare and limited product with precise table side manner
  • Delivers superior customer service through effective training and education
  • Leads by example by delivering superior consistent customer service and hospitality
  • Assists in monitoring inventory and expenses
  • Other duties may be assigned as required

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Recommended but not required Wine Certification
  • Previous experience working in a premium food and beverage operation
  • Highly committed to a premium level of service and precise table side manners
  • Knowledgeable on food and wine pairings, as well as a passion for terroir
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Superior conflict resolution skills, with the ability to relate professionally to all levels of staff, management, clientele, suppliers, and partners
  • Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to analyze current business problems and implement recommended solutions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays

Interested, qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume online. This position will remain open until filled.

 


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

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


Required Skills

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Service Procedures

Beer Knowledge

Wine Cellar Organization

Wine Service

Cocktail Making

Food and Beverage Pairing Knowledge

Glassware Knowledge

Inventory

Team Development and Training

Winemaking Knowledge

Wine Knowledge

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