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Tasting Room Runner - Benziger Winery

Benziger Family Winery/The Wine Group

Glen Ellen, CA

Job Description:


The Wine Group is one of the top leaders in the wine industry. As a privately held management-owned company with 12 wineries in California, New York, and Australia, we thrive to win with exceptional people who share our values. We produce many well-known brands including Franzia, Cupcake, Chloe, Flip Flop, Save Me San Francisco, Insurrection, Concannon, Benziger and Imagery.


Under the direction of the Tasting Room Manager, the Tasting Room Runner is responsible for clearing & setting for wine and food service along with dishwashing for serve ware and glasses. Additionally, this position is responsible for assisting with any other duties in the Tasting Room.This position is part-time, with up to 29 hours per week, requiring a flexible schedule and weekend availability.

* Ensure that all guests feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service at all times
* Support for Inventory and Merchandising as needed
* Remove plates, silverware, glasses when patrons are finished
* Maintains service stations in a clean and orderly fashion throughout shift
* Stock wine consistently during service patrons
* Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, and/or other serve ware and places into conventional dishwasher
* Maintains service stations in a clean and orderly fashion throughout shift
* Keep floors free and clear of broken glass, water, and other debris during service
* Receive and store supplies
* Assist in routine cleaning of the bar/patio area based on scheduled service and ensure bar/patio areas are presentable for our patrons
* This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice

* High School Diploma or Equivalent
* Demonstrated ability to multi-task, follow-up and work in a fast pace environment under pressure
* Must be flexible in working weekend/special events
* At least one (1) year experience in hospitality industry, preferably in a tasting room or as a back waiter or bar back role is highly desired but not required
* Customer service and or retail experience
* Must have ability to be ServSafe certified
* Excellent organizational & interpersonal skills with attention to detail
* Must have passion for wine
* Experience with POS System a plus
* Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures

* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
* Position requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, twisting, and lifting products and supplies weighing 45 pounds, and repetitive hand and wrist motion
* Must be able to travel between facilities

The Wine Group is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posted:
Sunday, June 9th
Type of Work:
Part Time
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