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Wine Director
27 East 20th Street, New York, NY
Rezdôra hiring Wine Director in New York, NY

Rezdôra hiring Wine Director in New York, NY

RezdôraMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($19.00 - $22.00) plus tips
Expired: Feb 4, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

3 years

Job Details

Rezdôra is a Michelin Starred (NYTimes 3-Star) Italian Restaurant dedicated to the food & hospitality of the Emilia Romagna region in Italy. The restaurant was founded by CIA graduate Chef Stefano Secchi and entrepreneur David Switzer.  Mr. Secchi’s father is from Italy and he has worked and cooked in the homeland for 3 years including at Osteria Francescana, All’Enoteca and Hosteria Giusti, based in Modena, Emilia Romagna and Canale, Piemonte respectively.  

We are seeking an experienced Wine Director with a strong work ethic to help maintain our ever growing wine program, the highest standards of service and professionalism.  Our ideal candidate is a professional who is also energetic, and passionate about all aspects of beverage & hospitality.

The Wine Director will work clsoely with our head bartender and sommelier to manage the list, the wine BTG program, be a leader in education and have a constant floor presence. This person will help the entire team push to reach beverage-related revenue goals, minimize controllable costs, help create and enforce policies and SOPs, train FOH staff and perform additional administrative duties including monthly inventory.  

  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance with 75% match on vision and dental
  • Opportunity to build upon a knowledge of an Italian beverage program with focus on Northern Italia
  • 20% discount for in-restaurant dining
  • Opportunity to grow with future projects

Maintaining & Exceeding Operating Standards:

  • Training and enforcing of our practices and policies.
  • Train, develop, and motivate all staff
  • Deliver superior service and optimize client dining experience on a daily, consistent basis
  • Demonstrate an emphasis on driving business while improving quality and guest retention
  • Performing high level of customer/guest service and guest interaction by exhibiting a friendly personality and engaging guests consistently

Service Experience Requirements:

  • Strong food and beverage knowledge with the desire to learn in detail about traditional & authentic Italian food, wine, beer and spirits
  • Outstanding service skills
  • Positive, intuitive/proactive, and collaborative team player
  • Ability to lift 25+ pounds
  • Proficiency in MS Office, BinWise and/or BevSpot and POS systems
  • Self motivated
  • Leadership qualities and a drive to cultivate a hospitality culture 
  • Must have open availability and able to work flexible hours
  • Candidates should be highly organized, efficient, and be able to work precisely
  • Must be capable, trustworthy, have integrity along with experience solving problems.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume. Attachments that cannot be opened will not be considered.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($19.00 - $22.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance

Required Skills

Service Procedures

Wine Service

Coffee Knowledge

Food and Beverage Pairing

Glassware Knowledge

Inventory Management

POS Systems


Wine Knowledge

Customer Service

Team Development and Training




Wine List Management

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