Sommelier Assistant

at  The Herbfarm

Woodinville, Washington, USA - 98072

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Immediate05 Nov, 2020Not Specified06 Jul, 20203 year(s) or aboveBody Language,Personal GroomingNoNo
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Description:

JOIN THE HERBFARM TEAM

Positions Available

  • Dining Room Set Up Asst- daytimes, 4-5 days most Wed-Sun 9-3ish
  • Dining Room Set Up LEAD- daytimes, most Wednesdays-Sundays 9-3ish
  • Fine Dining Server (and sommelier?)
  • Covid Safety Caretaker during service
  • Dishwasher/Polisher Backup/Part thyme at The Herbfarm
  • Sommelier Assistant-temporary (or permanent 2020)SOMMELIER ASSISTANT-TEMPORARY (OR PERMANENT 2020)SUPERVISED BYBruce Acthermann and Carrie Van DyckOVERVIEWJoin The Herbfarm - one of America’s premier restaurants with one of the top wine programs and the most attentive service-as wine service assistant. With the re-opening of our dining room post Covid we find ourselves short one wine conversant elegant server.

We are considering temporary help although, ideally we’d hire that Server/Sommelier position also posted here.

You’ll be on the floor for service most Thursdays through Sundays (we will even consider one day per week backup support) during our nine-course seasonally and regionally influenced tastings menus that have been paired with 5 Northwest wines. beers or herbal botanicals.MOREThis description is written as a temporary, fill-in support role…for more permanent position…we should talk.

  • Assists nightly wine service pouring pre-selected wines
  • Presents, opens, serves wine table-side for additional bottle sales
  • Assists guests to make additional beverage/sampler selections
  • Supports retail sales of bottles-silent salesmen in wine cellar displays
  • Focus on local and regional wines as well as wines of the world
  • Assists nightly general service as time and skills allow

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONSREQUIREMENTS to APPLY

  • At least 3 years professional wine service/sales experience
  • Able to share passion and enthusiasm for wine with down-to-earth openness without alienating beginners while capturing the interest of experienced wine folk
  • Strong knowledge of the world’s wines with particular emphasis on the wines of the Pacific Northwest
  • Good posture, body language, personal grooming, and steady hands
  • Pleasant personality with a winning smile
  • Stamina and the ability to be on one’s feet for 5-6 hours (with the pleasant attitude above)
  • Above average command of English language

Responsibilities:

  • Assists nightly wine service pouring pre-selected wines
  • Presents, opens, serves wine table-side for additional bottle sales
  • Assists guests to make additional beverage/sampler selections
  • Supports retail sales of bottles-silent salesmen in wine cellar displays
  • Focus on local and regional wines as well as wines of the world
  • Assists nightly general service as time and skills allo


REQUIREMENT SUMMARY

Min:3.0Max:8.0 year(s)

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Woodinville, WA, USA