Sommelier Jobs in New York at Bumble Brew

Title: Sommelier

Company: Bumble Brew

Location: New York

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We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Delicious Hospitality Group is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (For example – she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc).

Bumble, the women-first social networking app, and Delicious Hospitality Group, the brand behind popular restaurants Charlie Bird, Pasquale Jones, and Legacy Records, are looking for a Sommelier to join our new Bumble Brew team. Bumble Brew is an all-day café and wine bar coming to New York City’s bustling Soho neighborhood in 2021.

Position Summary

The sommelier is a top performer and leader on the team, demonstrating a high level of excellence in both food & beverage knowledge, as well as all technical aspects of the position. This team member will demonstrate a unique depth of wine knowledge, hospitality, and is an expert team member who is able and willing to constantly teach and coach others. A sommelier is a leader who will help the team as a whole to grow as professionals and improve overall wine knowledge and service.

Bumble Brew & DHG Policies and Guidelines

Arrive on time and “floor-ready” for all scheduled shifts. Arrive to work following dress code guidelines and standards.

Clock in and out for each scheduled shift and shift break. Exhibit accurate and effective use of time and attendance portals and procedures.

Abide by all Bumble Brew and Delicious Hospitality Group (DHG) policies and guidelines.

Team & Guest Experience

Maintain an understanding of the proper steps of service and consistently execute them with efficiency and grace while maintaining a sense of urgency throughout service.

Anticipate guest needs and create strong guest relationships. Demonstrating strong guest recognition skills is critical.

Ensure constant communication with staff members, management and the kitchen at all times during service. Actively mobilize the service team to fulfill all steps of service while focusing on guest needs.

Demonstrate speed and accuracy when using the POS system during service.

Practice and refine the use of salesmanship when interacting with guests.

Wine Service and Side Work

Precise, consistent and timely execution of wine service.

Assist bartenders and wine bar servers in restocking by the glass (BTG) wines.

Responsible for working independently and proactively, making the sure the cellar and wine stations are prepared for service. Ensure proper maintenance, organization and cleanliness of the wine room, wine storage and service areas at all times.

Able to train fellow teammates by leading wine education as well as coaching throughout the shift.

Works efficiently and effectively to maintain the standards of service, specifically with regards to wine service.

Assist with all POS systems, inventory systems, beverage lists and any other information related to the beverage program in an effort to keep the aforementioned accurate and up to date.

Assist with the beverage inventory process and help make its accurate completion.

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