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Sage Hospitality Group Sommelier in Portland, Oregon

Why us?

Urban Farmer is seeking a Sommelier to join our culinary team. Portland's most sophisticated Farmer-to-Table steakhouse, located on the 8 th floor of the Nines Hotel. We take advantage of Oregon’s bounty and use locally sourced ingredients and meats to distinguish our food as the best in the city.

As part of the Sage Restaurant Group , we focus on building "independent" restaurants and lounges bordering our hotels in prime locations. We connect with the people that live and work in the communities we serve by providing highly designed, innovative, locally focused food and beverage experiences. Surrounded by farms, forests and the ocean, Portland is one of America’s booming food cities with year-round Farmers’ Markets and artisans creating and making some of the most delicious goods in America. It’s a chefs’ playground.

Job Overview

Under general supervision, Sommelier provides prompt and courteous wine service to restaurant and lounge customers.

Responsibilities

  • Circulate through the assigned area, recommends and serves wine to guests.

  • Manages the daily activities necessary for maintenance and promotion of the organization's wine collection.

  • Ring guest checks, collect cash and process credits and room charges in the exact manner outlined by company policies and procedures.

  • Increase revenue by Training Team Members to up-sell, and other suggestive procedures.

  • Decrease expenses through proper handling of product, and other suggestive procedures.

  • Works with the culinary team to develop food and wine pairings.

  • Identifies and purchases wines for the organization.

  • Monitors the conditions of the wine cellar, ensuring optimal storage.

  • Follow and practice all alcoholic beverage laws, policies and regulations.

  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.

  • Perform all guest contact activities in a cordial, efficient and professional manner; maintaining a commitment to guest satisfaction.

  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

Bartending training and certification, TIPS Certified. Sommelier Certification

Experience

Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar job.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Must be 21 years of age to serve alcoholic beverages.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift, push, pull and carry tables, chairs, trays, plates, and chaffing dishes on a daily basis, 20 -40 lbs.

  • Bending -Bend to pick up dropped items as needed. Bend to assist in serving food or getting supplies.

  • No kneeling required.

  • Mobility -95% of shift covering all areas of outlets

  • No driving required.

  • Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests.

  • Must have ability to perform multiple tasks at one time, must be able to follow verbal and written instruction, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to sound and sight details in crowded and noisy situations, particularly when handling multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with a variety of customer service problems, including stressful and highly emotional situations.

  • Ability to read, speak and write English.

  • Ability to accurately count cash. Ability to operate cash register.

Environment

Physically strenuous -prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift

Benefits

Urban Farmer is certified Gold for Sustainability at Work. As one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers, Urban Farmer offers perks that are comparable to progressive employers.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and more to all full-time associates.

  • All associates can enjoy ourcomplimentary cafeteria.

  • 401k matching for all our associates.

  • Hotel discounts atmarriott.com.

  • Many other perks, benefits & discounts for all our associates!

  • Save on your parking and public transportation costs by using our pre-tax savings account.

  • Our location is right next to the center of all for MAX lines and close to the Portland Streetcar, a prime location for driving, taking public transportation, biking, or even walking to work.

  • $50 TriMet monthly subsidy!

Bold. Bright. Caring. Energetic. Driven. Strategic. Daring. To deliver the type of outstanding experience we aim to provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are passionate and committed to making a difference.If this sounds like you, then explore the career positions at Sage Restaurant Group that await you.

ID: 2022-14284

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Nines

Outlet: Urban Farmer Portland

Category: Restaurant Operations

Address : 525 SW Morrison St

City : Portland

State : Oregon

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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