The winery is looking for people to join our staff for the 2017 season! We are expecting a great year with lots of fun events and will need people in the tasting room, dining room, and kitchen.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
- Lead guided tastings of Sovereign Estate’s wines and food pairings with groups and individual customers.
- Generate sales by engaging and connecting with each customer to provide informed opinions on purchase decisions.
- Process sales and other merchandise related transactions using POS system, including adding new customer contacts.
- Complete daily operational procedures, including store opening and closing procedures, shop maintenance, cleaning, restocking wine and merchandising gift items.
- Ensure proper food safety and sanitation standards to ensure guest safety.
- Assist with set-up/tear-down and general service of special events, including private parties, weddings and winery hosted dinners, as needed or required.
- Check patrons’ identification in order to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
- Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
- Remove dishes and glasses from tables or counters, and take them to kitchen for cleaning.
- Serve food and/or beverages to patrons; prepare and serve specialty dishes at tables as required.
- Stock service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, fluctuating environment with flexibility and enthusiasm.
- Ability to demonstrate strong customer focused service on and off the shop floor.
- Ability to communicate effectively and positively with customers and other employees.
- Ability to follow instruction, receive feedback and take action when needed.
- Ability to regularly work independently and execute on responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
- Basic computer skills a must.
- Ability to lift and carry 35 lbs.
- Must be 21 years of age or older to apply.
- Open availability and flexibility to work nights, weekends, store openings and closings to meet the needs of the business.
- Previous experience in retail wine industry and/or food service a plus.
- Appropriate Dress and Comfortable shoes required.
- Other Related Duties As Assigned.
To apply, please fill out the standard application.
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Return the completed to the winery by e-mail.
We will then contact qualified applicants for an interview.