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Cheesemonger - Cheese, Specialty Foods & Wine Retailer

Wally's Wine & Spirits
Santa Monica, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Wally's Wine & Spirits is an industry leading wine retailer with a 45 year history. Our company is made up of goal-oriented, highly motivated and knowledgeable team members. Over the last year the company has been expanding at an enormous rate - we are looking to add another 50 employees and are seeking top quality candidates for all positions. We encourage an environment of growth and we are seeking highly motivated candidates who thrive working in a fast-paced environment and who are passionate about wine, food and delivering the best to our clients. We are seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable cheesemonger to assist in expanding our specialty foods department in a standalone shop next door to our world famous wine store!

 

Are you a fun and energetic person who loves cheeses and charcuterie? Are you interested in expanding your knowledge and working alongside passionate foodies?

 

Cheesemongers work with clients share their knowledge to provide them with the perfect cheeses and specialty foods for all occasions. As a member of the team, you will greet and assist clients on the retail sales floor and over the phone, establish build and maintain client relationships and continue to be educated on cheese industry trends. You are a well-rounded positive individual with excellent communication skills and cheese knowledge who thrives in a fast paced, demanding environment. You are extremely passionate about wine and cheese, always willing to learn more and are excited to share your knowledge with clients and team-members alike.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years retail or wholesale experience preferred
  • Experience in cheese sales
  • Current food handler certificate
  • Excellent knife skills
  • Excellent product knowledge and strong desire to constantly be learning
  • Enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced retail environment
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office programs: Word, Excel, Outlook.

 

 

Our benefits include:

  • 401k
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life
  • Paid time off
  • Amazing product discounts
  • Access to internal wine tastings, specialty food tastings and area wine events!

 

 

Interested in a different position with us? We are also hiring for:

  • Wine Specialists/Sales Representatives
  • Auction Specialists
  • Cashiers
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Wine Buyers
  • Stockers/Merchandisers
  • IT Department – Marketing Director
  • IT Department – Programmer
  • Warehouse Pickers
  • Drivers
  • Dispatchers
  • Restaurant Managers
  • Cooks
  • Servers
Company Description
Wally's is a company with a 50 year history as the Number One Wine Store in Los Angeles (Zagat Guide.) Six years ago we launched a new concept, a restaurant/wine store in Beverly Hills offering Farmer's Market Driven, Southern French/Mediterranean/Californian Cuisine. Since then we have been an amazing success, and the restaurant was awarded Wine Spectator's coveted Grand Award (only 91 restaurants in the world possess this distinction) in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020! We opened our second restaurant/wine store in this concept in Santa Monica in 2019, and recently opened our third in Resorts World Las Vegas in Summer 2021.

Wally's Wine & Spirits

Why Work Here?
Great people, excellent growth!

Wally's is a company with a 50 year history as the Number One Wine Store in Los Angeles (Zagat Guide.) Six years ago we launched a new concept, a restaurant/wine store in Beverly Hills offering Farmer's Market Driven, Southern French/Mediterranean/Californian Cuisine. Since then we have been an amazing success, and the restaurant was awarded Wine Spectator's coveted Grand Award (only 91 restaurants in the world possess this distinction) in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020! We opened our second restaurant/wine store in this concept in Santa Monica in 2019, and recently opened our third in Resorts World Las Vegas in Summer 2021.

Address

214 Wilshire Blvd

Santa Monica, CA
USA

Industry

Retail

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