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Sommelier

Department: Terra
Store Location: Los Angeles

SOMMELIER

Founded in Italy in 2007, Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace. At Eataly, you can Eat a meal at restaurants or quick-service counters, Shop for the ingredients, and Learn through classes and tastings. Eat Better, Live Better! Eataly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

JOB OVERVIEW

At Eataly, beverage is equally as important as food! Eataly’s restaurants contain a vast selection of premium and unique Italian wines and drinks at all price points. The Sommelier shares wine knowledge and makes recommendations to guests in Eataly LA’s rooftop restaurant, Terra.

Reports to the Restaurant General Manager and the Beverage Manager.

  • Shares knowledge of and appreciation for wine with all Eataly guests, answering questions and offering recommendations
  • Provides excellent and responsible beverage service to all guests
  • Monitors wine inventory, maintains cellar pars, and ensures that wines of critical age are sold
  • Assists Service team with aiding guests in wine selection and pairings
  • Partners with Back of House to identify wine-friendly ingredients
  • Ensures corked and spoiled wines are returned to and refunded by suppliers
  • Directs regular and consistent training on wine and beverage pairings for servers, managers and chefs
  • Ensures service staff are familiar with proper beverage service
  • Ensures the restaurant POS system is in line with menu pricing and that pricing is up to date
  • Ensures cellar is stocked and organized for weekly beverage service
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of sommelier experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Italian wines
  • Knowledge and love of Italian cuisine
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule sometimes including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to use a wine key and a hand truck
  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting

BENEFITS AND PERKS

 

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