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Little Saint
25 North Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Little Saint hiring Sommelier in Healdsburg, CA

Little Saint hiring Sommelier in Healdsburg, CA

Little SaintMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $22.00) plus tips
Expired: Oct 6, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

1 year

Job Details


Located in the heart of historic downtown Healdsburg, Little Saint is a vibrant meeting place where guests are invited to connect over food, music, art and conversation. Our mission is to create an environment that is good for the soul, the earth and the community. Inside our 10,000-square-foot space, Little Saint offers up a full-service farm-forward restaurant, cafe and wine shop with a focus on plant-based cuisine. The building is home to exciting live music and thought-provoking conversations, as well as a series of film screenings and performances to benefit local artists and our farming community.



Reporting to the Head Sommelier & Executive Wine Director, the Sommelier works with the broader Little Saint team to offer wine and beverage expertise, recommendations, management and leadership to guests and within the team. The Sommelier will assist in overseeing our wine menu and offer drinking and pairing recommendations to guests. Under the general direction of the Head Sommelier, the responsibilities of the Sommelier includes supervising wine serving, collaborating with winemakers to upgrade selections, and providing wine recommendations. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a professional and friendly personality, strong knowledge of food and wine pairings, and excellent interpersonal skills. 



  • Thorough knowledge of the menu, wine and beverage list, and food served
  • Make wine recommendations for guests based on their meal, preferences, budget and knowledge 
  • Communicate knowledge clearly and enthusiastically with guests and teammates
  • Ensure inventory levels are maintained and correct ordering procedures are carried out.
  • Ensure the wine cellar is clean, organized and well stocked at all times
  • Offer training and mentorship to new hires to help them gain a sense of belonging into the company’s culture and understand expectations of them in their role.


  • Ideally 2 years of experience in wine or beverage service within fine dining culinary setting but we are willing to train the right canidate!
  • Relevant experience in hospitality/restaurant operations
  • Extensive knowledge pertaining to all aspects of winegrowing, wine production, wine styles, and regional wine laws pertaining to classic regions from around the world
  • Wine certifications a bonus
  • Excellent computer competency, well-versed in booking and inventory systems
  • Commitment to service quality, excellence, and sincere hospitality
  • Self-motivated and highly organized, with the ability to self-manage multiple priorities simultaneously in a timely manner
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time, and frequently lift up to 50 pounds
  • The ability to stand, walk, climb stairs, stoop, bend, reach with hands and arms
  • Flexibility with a schedule that includes evenings, holidays and extended hours
  • Solid math skills, and computer proficiency



  • Competitive Wage
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Plans
  • Paid Time Off - Including Vacation, Sick and Mental Health Time Off
  • 401(k) 
  • Employee Assistance Program - Counseling, Legal and Financial Services
  • Employee dining and wine discounts
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Uniform



  • Make a positive impact, taking responsibility and initiative to resolve issues, always clearly communicating with leadership team and team members
  • Be decisive, taking initiative for making things happen, anticipating issues, and developing contingency plans
  • Be an active listener, remaining present and open, providing verbal, non-verbal, and supportive feedback, and showing our respect and empathy to their team.
  • Be motivated and committed, approaching all tasks of all sizes with enthusiasm and seizing opportunities to learn new skills or knowledge in order to improve your performance
  • Be flexible, responding with urgency and positively to changing environments
  • Maintain team focus via cooperation and support to other team members in the pursuit of company and department goals
  • Be a role model to the team, embodying the values of the Little Saint. 

Each of the items listed is considered to be an essential function of the role. However, this list should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities of the position. Little Saint reserves the right to alter the duties of this role.


Little Saint is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Little Saint is committed to hiring a diverse workforce, sustaining an inclusive culture, fostering an environment of continual improvement, and opportunities for growth and career development. 

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($18.00 - $22.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Paid Time Off, Potential Bonuses, Vision Insurance, Wellness Program

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