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Sommelier
The Russian Tea Room
150 West 57th Street, New York, NY, United States
The Russian Tea Room hiring Sommelier in New York, NY

The Russian Tea Room hiring Sommelier in New York, NY

The Russian Tea RoomMore Info

Part Time • Hourly ($16.00) plus tips
Expires: Jul 31, 2024 • Closed: Jul 1, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details
  • Sommelier will work in conjunction with Floor Managers, and provide assistance to maintaining the beverage program 
  • Oversees the serving and storage of wine; ensure wines are served in the correct glassware and at the proper temperature; maintain stock of all beverages according to service needs and ensure the team is prepared for a successful service
  • Train and educate FOH on the wine list for new hires and provide continued education for existing staff members
  • Assist Beverage Director in managing the day-to-day needs of the beverage program (POS management, communicating ordering needs, inventory, menu updates, timely staff updates, storage, etc.).
  • Provide guidance recommendations to guests on wine selection, food pairings, and wine service, enhancing their dining experience and satisfaction. 
  • Stay current with industry trends, wine regions, grape varieties, and production methods, continually expanding and updating wine knowledge.
  • Assist other stations or areas of the restaurant when requested by management.

Requirements: 

Qualified Sommeliers must be energetic, enthusiastic, and have a great attitude, as well as:

  • At least 3 years of experience (preferably in a Sommelier role).
  • Possess exceptional floor presence.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an extensive depth of knowledge on wine.
  • Skilled in impeccable wine service and sharing wine knowledge with guests and service staff
  • Previous experience working as a floor sommelier is encouraged but not required assuming you can provide adequate working knowledge of our wine list.
  • Court of Master Sommeliers, WSET, or similar certification programs are encouraged but not required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs or a case of wine as needed.
  • Stand and walk for an entire shift, including moving safely through all areas of the restaurant
Schedule: Thursday-Sunday

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($16.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Work in Conjunction With Floor Managers

Maintain Beverage Program

Oversee Serving and Storage of Wine

Ensure Correct Glassware and Temperature for Wine Service

Stock Maintenance According to Service Needs

Train and Educate FOH Staff on Wine List

Assist Beverage Director in Managing Program Needs

Provide Guidance to Guests on Wine Selection and Pairings

Stay Current With Industry Trends and Wine Knowledge

Assist Other Areas of the Restaurant as Needed

Exceptional Floor Presence

Extensive Knowledge of Wine

Impeccable Wine Service

Certification Programs Such as Court of Master Sommeliers or WSET

Ability to Lift up to 50 Lbs

Stand and Walk for Entire Shift

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European, Russian, New American

Fine Dining, Bar / Lounge, Banquet Hall

The Russian Tea Room is a treasured, globally-renowned cultural institution and an enchanting, magical place where people of all ages and backgrounds have been having unforgettable dining & celebratory experiences for 96 years.

Simultaneously a sanctuary of refinement, fine cuisine and elegance, and a bastion of delicious, decadent, glamorous fun, the Russian Tea Room provides a luxurious, world-class experience that is universally accessible and provides unparalleled quality and exceptional value.

Universally adored since opening, many of New York's defining cultural moments have taken place at The Russian Tea Room.

Since being founded by members of the Russian Imperial Ballet in 1927, The Russian Tea Room has been a second home for boldface names and the intellectual elite - an exclusive enclave where actors, writers, politicians, and executives plan their next deals and celebrate their friends’ latest Carnegie Hall performances.

Awards
2001
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