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Fine Dining Sommelier (Level 2)

Saint Louis, Missouri
Food and Beverage & Culinary


 

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Posting Date Jul 29, 2020
Job Number 20042148
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, 100 Carondelet Plaza, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States VIEW ON MAP
Brand The Ritz-Carlton
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us
At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of luxury experiences, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over. We invite you to explore The Ritz-Carlton.
 
We are seeking a Level 2 or higher Certified Sommelier. The successful candidate will start immediately supporting our new Italian restaurant scheduled to open in November.

Job Summary

Issue, open, and serve wine/champagne bottles. Answer guest questions or concerns regarding the origin, vintage, and style of various wines. Update and maintain wine list and MICROS system. Pair and suggest wines that will best complement menu items. Attend wine tastings and develop relationships with vendors. Request new wines and products. Create and update wine lists. Design and implement wine promotions and incentive programs. Monitor and replenish inventory of wine cellar, equipment, and glassware. Train and educate server and bartender staff. Conduct vintage and BIN number checks. Conduct staff wine tastings. Secure liquors, beers, wines, coolers, cabinets, and storage areas. Follow all state and local laws for serving alcohol responsibly. Maintain accurate spill sheet. Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; and complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests' service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, and support team to reach common goals. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Managers.

 
The Ritz-Carlton is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The Ritz-Carlton does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.


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