Wine Room Manager
Bacchanal is looking for an energetic and passionate Wine Room Manager to handle the daily operations of the heart and soul of our establishment. Bacchanal is structured unlike any restaurant or bar so our staff must be inventive and adaptable, especially our managers.
A born leader, the ideal candidate will be able to manage a large staff with kindness, respect and accountability. The person in this position radiates warmth and hospitality while leading the wine room staff during the first and last interactions with all of our guests. You are not just a Sommelier, you are the Wine Whisperer.
You must have a serious passion for wine, at least 5 years experience in the wine industry as a Manager, and at least 3 years as a Sommelier or Wine Buyer. You must also have expert knowledge of wine varietals, regions and know intimately the portfolios of Louis/Dressner, Kermit Lynch and Rosenthal among others.
Advanced Wine Knowledge
Spirit! Friendly & Positive
Strong Passion for Food & Wine (There will be a test!)
Impeccable oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work well individually and as a team
Work ethic of a Beast
Professional Restraint (There's a lot of good wine around here. . .you will definitely be tested on this)
Observing the small details
Imaginative Problem solving
SENSE OF HUMOR!
Must be able to work on your feet for long hours, reach, bend & stretch, easily navigate stairs and lift carry up to 50 lbs.
Knowledge of MICROS both front and back office
Proficient in Microsoft Office, (specifically spreadsheets) Google Docs
Knowledge of social media outlets a plus!
5 Years minimum of Management Experience in a Wine-Centric Restaurant
3 Years Minimum Experience Buying/Selling Wine (Sommelier Certification a Plus)
TBD depending on experience
If you are interested in joining the Bacchanal Team as the Wine Room Manager, please send the following to Jobs@BacchanalWine.com with the position you are applying for in the subject line:
~Cover Letter explaining in detail why you think you would be a good fit for Bacchanal as well as your wine philosophy
~How did you find out about this position?
~Three Trade References
Please also answer the following questions.
-What are your 5 favorite restaurants and why?
-What's in your refrigerator right now?
-What's your favorite wine region?
We will contact you to set up an interview if we feel you are a good candidate for the position.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL OR STOP BY. We will contact you to set up and interview and stage if we feel you are a good fit for the position. All positions, including management, will be asked to stage before hiring.