St. Francis Winery & Vineyards is looking for regular, full and part-time Wine & Food Pairing Hosts to work at our beautiful Tasting Room / Visitor Center. Full-time positions will generally work Wednesday through Sunday. Part-time positions have standard work schedules of 3-4 days/week.
Ideal candidates will be responsible for hosting and serving guests at our daily multi-course wine & food pairing events and increasing sales to meet sales goals. Guide up to 16 guests through 2-3 daily 1½ hour wine and food pairing experiences, providing a high level of customer service and making it fun, memorable and educational. Serve and describe each course, highlighting wine and food pairing techniques. Discuss wine specials to promote wine club memberships and wine purchases to meet sales goals. Educate guests about our wines, winemaking techniques, vineyards and history. Also responsible for assisting with trade lunches, events and winery dinners as needed. The full-time position will assist with management of the reservation system for the Wine & Food Pairing Program.
Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 2 years wine industry and/or food service experience or training. Previous wine sales experience preferred. Must be passionate and knowledgeable about wine, have exceptional sales and customer service skills, excellent communication skills and enjoy talking in front of groups of people. POS proficiency required. Must be at least 21, able to lift 50 lbs on a frequent basis and stand/walk for extended periods of time. Must be reliable, punctual, flexible and able to work weekends, holidays, and occasional evenings.
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