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Wine Director
53
53 West 53rd Street, New York, NY
53 hiring Wine Director in New York, NY

53 hiring Wine Director in New York, NY

53More Info

Full Time • Hourly ($20.00) plus tips
Expires: Dec 21, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

53 introduces an elevated blend of Asian cuisine with a contemporary edge in a chic lifestyle setting. Featuring an exquisite marriage of Asian flavors and unique dishes, 53 is a New York restaurant conceived by the Founder Ahmass Fakahany and team behind highly-acclaimed restaurants including Marea and Ai Fiori.

The menu is spearheaded by acclaimed Singapore-born Chef Akmal Anuar, who began his culinary journey in his parents’ hawker stand in Singapore, led one of Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants (Asia’s No. 1) and created some of the top contemporary Asian restaurants in Dubai.

Designed by ICRAVE in the heart of Midtown at 53 W 53rd St., the three-story space features a beautiful modern dining room, bustling by day and glowing by night, as well as an intimate private dining experience all underneath MoMA’s new extended wing. In the spirit of this iconic location, the globally renowned Friedrich Petzel Gallery is collaborating in a curatorial partnership to showcase an exciting rotating installation art program throughout the restaurant.

We are looking for a passionate & dedicated WINE DIRECTOR to join the team. Be a part of this truly unique restaurant and work alongside hospitality pioneers, positive team members, engaging leadership in an inclusive, safe and nurturing environment.

Responsibilities include:
- Wine list curation, including purchasing and developing vendor relationships
- Create staff beverage education materials
- Actively engage in service and lead with a hands-on approach.
- Take the lead in growing wine/beverage sales in the restaurant and develop strong guest relationships
- Maintain the wine cellar, the beverage storeroom, and execute monthly inventories

Requirements:
- 4 years of restaurant industry experience preferred, with 2 years of experience working with beverage
- Solid foundation in French & domestic wine and & spirits as well enthusiasm working with an international wine list.
- Candidates should be highly organized, efficient, and be able to work precisely
- Ability to multitask and plan ahead
- Ability to teach and encourage the restaurant staff to develop their wine knowledge
- Candidates should demonstrate creativity and a commitment to the brand success
- Must have flexible schedule and open availability to meet business needs

We offer competitive compensation and medical, dental, and vision benefits after 90 days of employment for full time employees. If you are interested in joining the 53 team, apply now and submit your resume!

Compensation $20 per hour, plus tips

53 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($20.00) plus tips

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


Required Skills

Customer Service

Wine Service

POS Systems

High Volume Service

Food Safety Knowledge

Service Procedures

Food and Beverage Pairing

Wine Knowledge

Fine Dining Service

Beer Knowledge

Teamwork

Communication

Spirits Knowledge

Cocktail Making

Positive Attitude

Conflict Resolution

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

Coffee Knowledge

Attention to Detail

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

People Skills

Work Well Under Pressure

Glassware Knowledge

Standing for Long Periods of Time

Food Preparation

Professionalism

Safety and Sanitation

Organizational Skills

Beverage Service

Guest Service

Team Development and Training

Inventory Management

Pricing

Budgeting

Wine Buying

Wine List / Program Creation

Wine List Management

Beverage Knowledge

Costing

Wine Cellar Organization

Food and Wine Pairing

French Wine Knowledge

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53 introduces an elevated blend of Asian cuisine with a contemporary edge in a chic lifestyle setting. Featuring an exquisite marriage of Asian flavors and unique dishes, 53 is a New York restaurant conceived by the Founder Ahmass Fakahany and team behind Michelin Starred and Wine Spectator Award winners, Marea and Ai Fiori.

The menu is spearheaded by acclaimed Singapore-born Chef Akmal Anuar, who began his culinary journey in his parents’ hawker stand in Singapore, led one of Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants (Asia’s No. 1) and created some of the top contemporary Asian restaurants in Dubai.

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