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Sommelier

Quince
San Francisco, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Quince is a Three Michelin Star and Michelin Green Star restaurant serving California contemporary cuisine grounded by Italian culinary principles and Chef Michael Tusk’s lifelong respect for seasonality, terroir and artisanal producers, highlighting produce from the restaurant’s farm in West Marin. The restaurant’s daily menus are fiercely seasonal, with the ingredients informing and inspiring all creations from the culinary team

WHAT WE OFFER YOU:

  • Consistent scheduling with 2 days off in a row
  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% paid Medical, Dental, and Vision, 401K with up to 4% match
  • Deep retail-cost wine discounts, Cotogna Farmer’s Market & restaurant dining discount
  • Trips to our Fresh Run Farm in Marin and participation in our Employee Purchasing Program
  • Relais & Chateaux discount at participating hotels and restaurants
  • Tax deferred commuter benefits for parking or public transportation
  • Personalized structured career development plan and advancement opportunities
  • Wine education curriculum
  • Sponsorship of continuing education classes in food and beverage
  • Supplemental relocation expenses possible and assisted housing search as needed

We are dedicated to setting new restaurant standards in hospitality, cuisine, and the employment experience. Our goal is to collaborate with talented professionals and offer opportunities to learn and grow.

WHO YOU ARE:

A career-minded, motivated, organized, and charismatic individual seeking a rewarding position in the restaurant industry. You are inherently hospitable, infinitely curious, and most importantly KIND. Your restaurant experience is varied and you are passionate about food and beverage, people and hospitality. You perform well under pressure and have an insatiable desire to learn. You want the opportunity to make your mark and contribute.

WHO WE ARE:

Situated in San Francisco’s historic Jackson Square, Lindsay and Chef Michael Tusk own and operate Quince & Co Hospitality; a collection of unique restaurant concepts ranging from a Three Starred Michelin flagship to more casual, volume-based concepts, all unified in a commitment to exemplary hospitality, creativity, and a desire to innovate and continually reinvent. Quince & Co is a values-driven company committed to creating rewarding experiences for all team members with growth opportunities for advancement.

Continue, develop, or launch your career with us at Quince.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Assist Beverage Director in the overall operational, administrative and financial management of the Wine Department
  • Uphold the highest standards of service in accordance with protocols and practices as outlined in the QPA service manual.

Service/Operations

  • Provide wine service to the guests of Quince/Cotogna/Verjus and support the service staff during nightly dinner service
  • Assist in wine selections and service of the private dining program at Quince and on the Chef’s Table at Cotogna
  • Daily wine stocking of par levels- whites, red and sparkling at both Quince, Verjus and Cotogna
  • Make wine suggestions and pair wines with menu items. Communicate with chef directly as to the nature and flavors of each dish and match up with the appropriate wine profile
  • Update and produce wine lists, service documents, tasting menus daily, or as needed
  • In absence of wine director, represent the wine department at daily line ups
  • Educate staff on new wines, 86’d items, and one count list
  • Help educate staff on proper wine service, new wines, food and wine pairings
  • Daily pricing of tasting wines
  • Assist in maintaining physical inventory of the cellar; racking and restocking wines, processing deliveries

Education and Development

  • Attend and participate in-house tasting appointments with wine director
  • Maintain professional relationships with purveyors and wine industry professionals
  • Work closely with culinary teams to develop food and wine knowledge and pairings for staff education
  • Organize and present wine classes to staff
  • Assist in the training of new FOH hires as it relates to wine service and product knowledge
  • Uphold the QPA handbook standards, protocols and procedures

Professional and Educational Development

  • Maintain professional education and continued wine studies
  • Participation in outside trade tastings and other educational seminars

Administrative

  • POS Management- Continually update database by adding new wines, removing 86’d wines and create new numbers when needed
  • Audit accuracy of all wine prices as they correspond to the wine list
  • Assist wine director and lead sommeliers in physical inventory on the first day of every month
  • Return emails, correspondence, phone calls as needed

Financial

  • Communicate with wine director/general manager on nightly sales- figures and product mix
  • Administer transfers and corked wines
  • Management of company property as well as personal (consignment) property

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

More detail about Quince part of Quince & Co, please visit https://culinaryagents.com/entities/204-quince

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San Francisco, CA
USA

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Food

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