Thomas Fogarty Winery in Woodside is seeking professional, friendly, hospitable staff to work in our Tasting Room.
We are a small, family owned winery specializing in high end Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from estate vineyards.
Wine "expertise" is not a requirement but you should be a FAN of wine and be able to speak knowledgeably and enthusiastically about it. You should also be willing to learn more and want to increase your wine "expertise"....Experience in the restaurant/wine industry are beneficial/preferred but not required.
-Opening and serving wine, selling wine, having intelligent conversations with guests about wine, wine club sign up, shipping, handling cash, conducting transactions on the POS, stocking shelves, cleaning, washing and polishing glassware, checking ID and verifying legal drinking age of all guests, providing efficient, courteous, professional service to each of our guests, working winery sponsored events when necessary, additional tasks as assigned...
-Must be able to comfortably lift 50 lbs (case of wine)
-Must be able to spend 7+ hours on your feet through the shift
-Must have reliable transportation
-Must be at least 21 years old
-Must be reliable, punctual and professional
Availability needs vary and can be discussed during the interview but shifts generally start at 11AM and end at 6PM (sometimes later).
Compensation includes very competitive hourly pay plus commission for wine club sign ups, commission on retail wine sales, tips and a very generous discount on our wines.
This is a part time job with out benefits. If you have another job we'll examine how to work around your existing schedule so that both can work. A full time opportunity could exist in the future depending on a variety of things.
Respond with your resume and cover letter PASTED INTO THE TEXT OF THE EMAIL. We will not open attachments. If you don't currently work in/with wine that's OK. Please share some insight on your interest/passion/knowledge related to wine.
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