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Tasting Room Manager

St. George Spirits

Alameda, CA

Job Description:

St. George Spirits is seeking a full-time Tasting Room Manager for its established tasting room in Alameda, California. Under minimal supervision, the Tasting Room Manager is responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the tasting room in accordance with all necessary compliance requirements inclusive of federal, state, and all internal operations requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
•  Actively manage tasting room operations during public hours (Wednesday–Saturday noon–7pm, Sunday noon–5pm) in accordance with all operational rules
•  Handle appropriate opening and closing procedures for the tasting room (including ensuring that the building is secure, alarm is set, and gate is locked)
•  Ensure a high level of hospitality for all guests while providing accurate information about St. George Spirits products and history
•  Responsible for creating a positive and inclusive work environment for tasting room staff
•  Responsible for scheduling tasting room staff based on tasting room traffic patterns to ensure appropriate hospitality for all guests, without overstaffing or understaffing
•  Comfortable hosting both public as well as private tours as needed
•  Provide support for off-site events

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)
•  Able to work non-traditional hours, including weekends
•  At least 3 years of management experience required, preferably in a tasting room or similar setting
•  At least 5 years of professional hospitality experience required, basic knowledge of food and beverage preferred
•  Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking
•  Must possess or be able to acquire valid California food handler certification
•  High school diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Any combination of education and experience that would demonstrate required skills.
•  Must be of legal drinking age in the United States (age 21 years or above)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
•  Ability to constantly move about from the tasting room to the production floor to the general office area
•  Ability to frequently climb stairs ascend/descend, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, and balance
•  Ability to lift 30 lbs weight
•  Constantly work indoors in frequently loud conditions
•  Occasionally must be able to taste, smell, detect, and distinguish flavors and aromatics

BENEFITS
•  Medical and dental
•  Paid vacation and sick leave
•  Paid holidays
•  401K plan with company contribution after vesting period

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, November 7th
Type of Work:
Full Time

Contact Information:

St. George Spirits
Lori Wheeler