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Sommelier
The Lobster Club
99 E 52nd St, New York, NY 10022, United States
The Lobster Club hiring Sommelier in New York, NY

The Lobster Club hiring Sommelier in New York, NY

The Lobster ClubMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($16.00) plus tips
Expired: May 9, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Major Food Group is hiring Sommeliers to join our team at The Lobster Club!

The Lobster Club is a Japanese Brasserie by Major Food Group. It was designed by Peter Marino in collaboration with Major Food Group to celebrate a unique interpretation of Japanese cuisine. Classic techniques like tempura, gyoza, yakitori and robata are on display, along with a focus on Teppanyaki and Sushi. The Lobster Club sources fish directly from Tokyo's Tsukiji market in order to ensure the highest level of quality.

MFG is hiring passionate and experienced Sommeliers with a strong work ethic to help set and maintain the highest standards of service and professionalism.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist guests with wine, sake and champagne selection, consider their taste and budget when guiding them through the menu
  • Anticipate guest needs. Provide information to guests regarding our venues, menus and pricing
  • Explain how our wines, sake or champagne menu compliments the items on our food and dessert menu
  • Ensure all wines, sake and champagnes are presented and served correctly and all pouring techniques are adhered to as specified by company standards
  • Inform and explain alternative wine, sake or champagne selections to guests should their choice be unavailable
  • Provide engaged, friendly and attentive customer service to all guests
  • Practice highest regards for safety within all areas and with all materials
  • Follow and adhere to all standards set for by the Department of Health (DOH) and appropriate Federal/State Liquor Control Boards
  • Perform all other duties as instructed by management

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of 2-4 years of experience as a Sommelier in an upscale, high volume restaurant
  • WSET certifications preferred or certifications from another accredited wine institution preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of wine and wine service techniques
  • Availability to work nights, weekends & holidays
  • Positive attitude
  • A “guest-first” mindset
  • A passion for providing exemplary guest service
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency
  • Clean and organized working habits
  • A commitment to learning and continuous improvement
  • Ability to think quickly on your feet and multi-task with ease  
  • Ability to take direction and to communicate effectively

 BENEFITS:

We offer competitive compensation, medical/dental/vision insurance, TransitChek discount, Referral Rewards program, a generous dining program, and progressive paid time off. We offer many opportunities for growth and development for those who show long-term commitment to their role and MFG.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

Major Food Group considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Major Food Group is an equal opportunity employer.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($16.00) plus tips

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


Required Skills

Service Procedures

Extensive Knowledge of Wine and Wine Service Techniques

Wine Service

Ability to Think Quickly on Your Feet and Multi Task With Ease

Cocktail Making

Strong Attention to Detail

Food and Beverage Pairing

Positive Attitude

Glassware Knowledge

Ability to Provide Exemplary Guest Service

Spirits Knowledge

Clean and Organized Working Habits

Wine Knowledge

Ability to communicate effectively

Commitment to Learning and Continuous Improvement

Availability to Work Nights, Weekends & Holidays

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Japanese, Sushi

Upscale Casual

Part of Major Food Group

The Lobster Club is a Japanese Brasserie by Major Food Group. It was designed by Peter Marino in collaboration with Major Food Group to celebrate a unique interpretation of Japanese cuisine. Classic techniques like tempura, gyoza, yakitori and robata are on display, along with a focus on Teppanyaki and Sushi. The Lobster Club sources fish directly from Tokyo's Tsukiji market in order to ensure the highest level of quality. Everything on the menu is designed to be shared, with the focus on food and fun, not formality.

The Lobster Club is the first restaurant in America to be designed by world renowned architect Peter Marino. Peter has designed, commissioned, and selected every item in the room, from the uniforms and floors, to the original Picasso Plates and Marino-designed Picasso inspired sculptures, to the chopsticks and bar stools.

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