FOH

Sommelier – Stunning New Steakhouse

Permanent

Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Sommelier – Stunning New Steakhouse Los Angeles CA
Salary:
$ – $90000

Well-known national hospitality and restaurant company is seeking a talented, experienced Sommelier to join the team. This role will be responsible for the overall direction of the wine program with a proven background in ordering, budgeting, and tastings. The ideal candidate is highly personable with a youthful and inspiring approach while 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.  

Sommelier Responsibilities:

  • Uphold 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
  • High-end 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 + Bonus Structure
  • Medical Benefits
  • PTO plan

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