FOH

Sommelier – Exclusive New Los Angeles Nightclub

Permanent

Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Sommelier – Exclusive New Los Angeles Nightclub Los Angeles CA
Salary:
$55000 – $70000

Well-known Los Angeles based hospitality and lifestyle company is seeking a talented, experienced Sommelier to join the team at their new, member-exclusive club opening soon. This role will be responsible for the overall direction of the wine program, and a proven background in ordering, budgeting, and tastings is essential. The ideal candidate is highly personable and able to effectively communicate with and educate guests with varying levels of wine knowledge. Looking for someone with a true passion for wine with the ability to factor in budget, consider flavor profiles and guest preferences to make recommendations that provide a next level experience. This is a full-time role with base salary and commission.

Sommelier Responsibilities:

  • Define the vision of the Wine Program
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of all food and beverage offerings
  • Enhance the guest experience by being present on the restaurant floor to provide recommendations
  • Provide managerial duties as needed
  • Inventory and cellar management
  • Assist with ordering and curation process
  • Assist the other FOH positions when necessary
  • Effectively communicate all wine changes to the team
  • Continual education and training of wine list
  • Staying up to date with the world of wine changes, trends, etc.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the restaurant/lounge space

Sommelier Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience in Wine Sales, Sommelier, Wine Director, or comparable role
  • Luxury and/or nightlife experience preferred
  • WSET or Court of Master Sommelier is a huge plus
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, fast-paced, bustling environment
  • Passion for food and beverage with an emphasis on wine
  • Ability to recommend tasteful, knowledgeable food and wine pairings
  • Energetic, personable, and guest service oriented
  • Experience and comfortability dealing with high-end / VIP clientele
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and conflict resolution skills
  • Commitment to providing exceptional service to guests and support to staff members
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Must have a passion for progressive wine lists and wine program curation

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Competitive Base Salary + Commission
  • Medical Benefits
  • PTO plan

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