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Tasting Room Staff

Caymus Vineyards

Rutherford, CA

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Job Description:

In 1972, Chuck Wagner started Caymus Vineyards with his parents, Charlie and Lorna – a family of farmers with deep roots in the Napa Valley dating back to the 1850s. Today, Caymus Cabernet is one of the region's most celebrated wines. Two of Chuck's children, Charlie and Jenny Wagner, now work alongside him offering a collection of wines sourced from premier winegrowing regions of California and beyond. To learn more about the family and their wines, go to Wagnerfamilyofwine.com.

Position Summary:
We are looking to expand our team of energetic professionals with a solid work ethic and a strong commitment to hospitality. We are hiring part-time and full-time Tasting Room Staff (Wine Educator, Host/Hostess, and Support Staff). These roles will work under the direction of the Tasting Room Management Team, and while previous hospitality experience is not required, an enthusiastic love of wine and people is essential.

Duties, Responsibilities and Minimum Qualifications:
Wine Educator
•  Ability to create a superb guest experience in private and group settings
•  Operate cash register transactions accurately and efficiently
•  Operate POS system for guest purchases (iPad system)
•  Maintain an organized and neat work environment
•  Professional appearance and gracious demeanor
•  Learn and communicate the key points of the Wagner Family of Wines Collection and the family history
•  Solid wine foundation with knowledge of Napa Valley, wineries, and restaurants is required
•  Must be at least 21 years old
•  Must be a team player and able to collaborate with others
•  Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Host/Hostess
•  Greet and welcome guests with a genuine and courteous smile
•  Operate the Resy reservation system
•  Multitask guests’ check-in and seating
•  Organize daily seating
•  Ability to operate a phone, computer, iPad, and POS system
•  Professional appearance and gracious demeanor
•  Must be a team player and able to collaborate with others
•  Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Support Staff
•  Responsible for daily set-up
•  Restock wine, water, and glassware
•  Wash and clean wine glasses
•  Assist wine educators as directed
•  Properly sanitize guests’ areas
•  Must be a team player and able to collaborate with others
•  Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Working Conditions:
•  Ability to work weekends and holidays

Physical Requirements:
•  Ability to stand for long periods of time
•  Ability to lift/move/carry 50 pounds on a frequent basis
•  Occasionally bend, stoop, reach, kneel, crouch or climb

Please send resume AND cover sheet.

Excellent benefit package for full-time employees
EOE
Salary commensurate with experience
Work Location: Caymus Vineyards, Rutherford
No phone calls or recruiters please

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, September 27th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
Associate