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Head Sommelier
Bouchon
6534 Washington Street, Yountville, CA, United States
Bouchon hiring Head Sommelier in Yountville, CA

Bouchon hiring Head Sommelier in Yountville, CA

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Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Expired: Jul 27, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

5 years


Job Details

Bouchon Bistro, Thomas Keller's authentic French restaurant in Yountville CA, is seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to lead our beverage team as a Head Sommelier. 

Located in the heart of wine country, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn and work with some of the most respected leaders in the profession.

The right candidate must have extensive wine knowledge and 5+ years’ experience in a kitchen driven or fine dining environment. This individual will be a vital partner in the leadership of the service team. Oversees the execution of the beverage program, participates daily in service, provide educational opportunities for staff, and assist in the oversight of the cellar inventory. 

We are committed to sourcing the finest ingredients, creating a product that exceeds expectations and delivering exceptional service.

Our company culture is founded on mentorship and providing a solid foundation of skills to support our profession. With some of the highest wages, as well as:

  • Company sponsored comprehensive medical and dental plans
  • Retirement Savings, offering both pre-tax and post-tax savings options with company matching and no waiting periods.
  • Formalized Mentorship program
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
  • Experiential Scholarships for study in Food/Wine/Cuisine 
  • Student Loan Refinancing program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A variety of voluntary benefits such as vision, life & AD&D insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, accident insurance.
  • Dining Discounts at Chef Keller’s other properties
  • Discounts at Chef Keller’s retail outlet, Finesse the Store
  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • Family Meal
  • On site Educational Classes
  • Discounts on:
    • Chefs Equipment      
    • Uniform Attire
    • Computers and Electronics

 Minimum requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar position
  • Superior wine knowledge
  • Able to understand and communicate the predominant language of the restaurant
  • Proficient in Microsoft office, POS, and inventory software.
  • Must be physically able to reach, bend, stoop and carry up to 40 pounds, and utilize stairs regularly

Remote work is not available for this position

Who we are: 

Thomas Keller is regarded as a world leader in the culinary profession. The properties and people he inspires are dedicated to setting new restaurant standards in service, cuisine, and employment experience. Our goal is to collaborate with talented professionals and offer opportunities to learn and grow within the profession.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

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


Required Skills

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Wine Service

Food and Beverage Pairing

Inventory Management

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French

Upscale Casual

Part of Thomas Keller

Bouchon offers traditional French bistro fare with a menu that showcases the best products available each day. Bouchon also features a raw bar with select oysters on the half shell and many other Fruits de Mer. Seasonal offerings change throughout the year and are complemented by Vin de Carafe, a unique wine program that brings recognition to local wine producers.

Awards
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