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Head Sommelier
Verve Wine - San Francisco
2358 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Verve Wine - San Francisco hiring Head Sommelier in San Francisco, CA

Verve Wine - San Francisco hiring Head Sommelier in San Francisco, CA

Verve Wine - San FranciscoMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($20.00 - $25.00) plus tips
Expired: Oct 19, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

We’re looking for Head Sommelier to join our growing team. As a member and supervisor of the floor team, providing Verve Wine clients with an extraordinary wine buying and customer service experience is imperative. Your role as a member of Verve will be to serve each and every client with expertise, friendliness, honesty, and hospitality. 

As a Head Sommelier you will work with the Manager to procure and stock all food items, select wines for daily flights, set standards of service, and lead staff educational tastings. 

Here at Verve Wine, we believe that everyone should have access to good wine, regardless of experience or budget. Our team is made up of a passionate group of wine drinkers who feel that discovering and drinking good wine should be both easy and compelling, without any sense of intimidation or pretension. To us, good wine is produced in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way, reflects the place from which it comes, and tastes downright delicious. Furthermore, sourcing good wine for our guests goes far beyond simply curating bottles.

We work to provide impeccable hospitality to each of our clients, working specifically with each individual need to curate the best experience possible. At Verve Wine, we strive to connect people who are driven by passion, quality, hospitality, and hustle. We believe that the best way to achieve that is through building a dedicated team of professionals who are committed to learning, growing, and setting goals, while also surpassing them along the way. At Verve Wine, there’s always a seat for you at our table.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Work with other team members to ensure that all customers receive exceptional service throughout their shopping experience

Provide wine recommendations and help customers choose the best wine for their personal taste, gift, or event

Make customers feel welcome and at home in our store

Act as a representative of our brand; help educate and excite others about our mission and values

Floor maintenance: main floor, coolers, and shelf maintenance

Receive inventory and place in corresponding region on the floor and in the cellar in an organized fashion

Help with local deliveries

Assist with in-store events; setup/breakdown & service

Train new and exisiting staff on bastic steps of service for wine flights

Conduct weekly inventory of wine bar provisions, place orders, update menu, and train staff

Create a schedule and select wines for our daily flights

Participate in staff educational tastings

Ideal Candidate:

Desire to learn about wine, work hard, and develop with our growing company

Good organizational skills and an eye for detail

Great at communicating clearly and effectively (in person, on the phone, and via email) with both customers and other team members

Dedicated to making people happy/exceeds customer expectations with a great attitude while being a fantastic and fun team player

Self-starter with energy to spare


Ability to easily lift and move 50lbs (wine is heavy!)

Must have a valid driver’s license

Must provide proof of vaccination

Minimum 2 years of restaurant experience

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($20.00 - $25.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts

Required Skills

Leading Wine Education Classes

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Service Procedures

Wine Knowledge

Wine Service

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Part of Verve Wine

Verve Wine is a place to discover, buy and learn about wine. We curate and sell delicious wines that are thoughtfully and carefully produced from around the world and our selection includes wines at all price points. Our website,, offers a smart and streamlined experience that results in perfect, exciting bottles of wine landing on your doorstep. We also have a shop and tasting room in the Tribeca neighborhood of NYC and Pacific Heights in San Francisco.