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Sommelier
Yardbird Denver
Part Time
Full Time
4 Years Experience
Coins Icon Competitive salary
Sommelier
Yardbird Denver

Part Time
Full Time
4 Years Experience
Coins Icon Competitive salary
Skills
Advanced Knowledge of Wines
Knowledge of Wine Pairings
Job description

Reports to: General Manager/ Wine Director

Job Summary: The Floor Sommelier position is responsible for the development and management of the wine by the glass program, wine list, and wine events. The Sommelier must have a great personality and be able to communicate with members and guests that might share different levels of wine knowledge

Job Duties:

• Responsible for ordering, receiving, inventory, organizing and selling wine for all

departments.

• Oversee all wine purchases and cost management.

• Assist guests during the dinner service with wine recommendations and selection for perfect pairing with their dinner, decanting of the wine and wine service.

• Develop a training program for all Team Members to improve their knowledge of wine tasting and wine service.

• Train Team Members in order to maximize their understanding of wine and proper service techniques including glassware, pour levels, storage, beverage pairings and the ability to understand guest preferences.

• Ensure that all wine is served in proper glassware and in proper condition.

• Maintain all beverage lists to be accurate, up to date and free of errors.

 

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be passionate about wine, must possess superior people skills

The ability to determine wine faults and maintain proper temperatures in order to showcase products at their maximum potential.

A strong knowledge of food and beverage pairings.

Solid understanding of pricing, budgets and cost controls. Operation and programming knowledge of a point of sales system.

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong computer skills

Physical Requirements:

  Standing (hours at one time): 4

Standing (total hours per day): 8

Lifting/Carrying: up to 40 pounds

Education & Experience:

Court of Master Sommeliers Certified (Level 2) or equivalent in other accredited organization

3 or more years of experience in a similar role in a fine dining restaurant, hotel or country club

 

Reports to: General Manager/ Wine Director

Job Summary: The Floor Sommelier position is responsible for the development and management of the wine by the glass program, wine list, and wine events. The Sommelier must have a great personality and be able to communicate with members and guests that might share different levels of wine knowledge

Job Duties:

• Responsible for ordering, receiving, inventory, organizing and selling wine for all

departments.

• Oversee all wine purchases and cost management.

• Assist guests during the dinner service with wine recommendations and selection for perfect pairing with their dinner, decanting of the wine and wine service.

• Develop a training program for all Team Members to improve their knowledge of wine tasting and wine service.

• Train Team Members in order to maximize their understanding of wine and proper service techniques including glassware, pour levels, storage, beverage pairings and the ability to understand guest preferences.

• Ensure that all wine is served in proper glassware and in proper condition.

• Maintain all beverage lists to be accurate, up to date and free of errors.

 

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be passionate about wine, must possess superior people skills

The ability to determine wine faults and maintain proper temperatures in order to showcase products at their maximum potential.

A strong knowledge of food and beverage pairings.

Solid understanding of pricing, budgets and cost controls. Operation and programming knowledge of a point of sales system.

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong computer skills

Physical Requirements:

  Standing (hours at one time): 4

Standing (total hours per day): 8

Lifting/Carrying: up to 40 pounds

Education & Experience:

Court of Master Sommeliers Certified (Level 2) or equivalent in other accredited organization

3 or more years of experience in a similar role in a fine dining restaurant, hotel or country club