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Sommelier  at MARGEAUX Brasserie & Petit MARGEAUX

Sommelier

MARGEAUX Brasserie & Petit MARGEAUXMore Info

Waldorf Astoria Chicago, IL

Full Time • Hourly $14
Expired on Sep 7, 2017

Requirements

2 years

Job Details

Job Description

A Sommelier s is responsible for recommending wines and having a thorough and current knowledge of wines to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while assisting with achieving departmental targets.

What will I be doing?

As a Sommelier, you are responsible for recommending wines and having a thorough and current knowledge of wines to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Sommelier will also be required to assist in achieving department targets. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Provide professional and current knowledge of wines to guests
  • Recommend wines to accompany relevant dishes to patrons
  • Describe and up-sell wines to provide excellent customer experience
  • Suggest wines to accompany new menus in line with financial budget
  • Project a professional manner with an emphasis on hospitality and guest service
  • Ensure accurate billing
  • Strive to achieve departmental targets
  • Serve Alcoholic/non-Alcoholic beverages in conjunction with licensing/liquor regulations for residents and non-residents
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation
  • Attend training provided by the hotel
Job Requirements
What are we looking for?

A Sommelier serving Hilton brands are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Previous experience in a customer service role in the hotel/leisure/retail sector
  • Good grooming standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion and commitment to delivering exceptional levels of guest service
  • Ability to work on your own or in teams

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Experience as Wine waiter/ess/Sommelier
  • Sommelier qualifications
What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans

Compensation details

competitive benefits package

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Upscale Casual

Part of MINA GROUP

The MINA Group (http://MichaelMina.net) is a San Francisco-based restaurant management company specializing in creating and operating upscale, innovative restaurant concepts. Mina Group is led by Chef/Owner Michael Mina whose accolades include James Beard Foundation “Who’s Who of Food and Beverage” inductee in 2013, Bon Appétit Chef of the Year, Food Arts Silver Spoon Award Winner, San Francisco Magazine Chef of the Year, and International Food and Beverage Forum’s Restaurateur of the Year. Operating since 2002, Mina Group currently manages 29 restaurant properties including MICHAEL MINA in San Francisco (Esquire Magazine’s Restaurant of the Year 2011); BOURBON STEAK and CLOCK BAR at The Westin St. Francis on Union Square in San Francisco; RN74 at Millennium Tower in San Francisco and RN74 at the Joshua Green Building in Seattle; PABU and THE RAMEN BAR at 101 California in San Francisco; BOURBON STEAK & PUB at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara; STRIPSTEAK at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas; MICHAEL MINA Bellagio at Bellagio in Las Vegas; MICHAEL MINA 74 at Fontainebleau Miami Beach; LOCALE MARKET at Sundial St. Petersburg in Florida; and THE HANDLE BAR in Jackson Hole.

Mina is also the founder of The Michael Mina Wine Club (www.MinaWineClub.com). The wines are sourced from many of the same producers featured on wine lists in a number of the Michael Mina restaurants and offers two tiers of membership: Wines of Consequence and Hidden Gems. Both tiers include six bottles per shipment delivered every three months.

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