Sommelier / Beverage Manager
Company: Horseshoe Bay Resort
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Definition:The Sommelier s responsibilities include recommending
wine varieties to members/guests, supervising wine serving and
collaborating with wine makers to renew the resort s selections and
achieve better prices. The Sommelier s goal is to delight members
and guests by helping them choose the best wine to complement their
fare. The Beverage Manager aspect of the position is responsible
for ensuring all local and state requirements are met and that
compliance with established policies and procedures is
assured.General Duties: Create and update the wine list in
coordination with chefs and the Director of F&B. Assist in the
overall Resort beverage operations activities to ensure optimal
efficiency and performance of the Food and Beverage Department, to
include TABC training and coaching. Ensure departments are
following all TABC requirements. Recommend food and wine pairings.
Advise members/guests on wines based on their personal tastes and
food choices. Inform members/guests about different varieties of
wines and prices. Manage wine cellar and ensure it is fully
stocked. Negotiate purchase prices with vendors. Program weekly
monthly events such as wine tasting days or wine of the month
events. Assist the outlet leaders in setting beverage service
standards. Set up training modules for in depth bartender trainings
for consistent service across the resort outlets. Create new
beverage recipes based on current trends and resort needs.
Coordinate beverage purchases with the F&B purchasing manager.
Employment standards: Sommelier Certification required. High school
diploma or equivalent. Experience as a Sommelier, Wine
Steward/Stewardess or similar role. Extensive knowledge of
different wines and the regions that produce which type. Knowledge
of local vineyards and wineries. Thorough knowledge of beverage
controls and mixology. Good communication skills. Available to work
during open hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Flexibility to travel occasionally to meet with wine producers and
visit wine-tasting events. Physical and Mental Requirements: Must
be able to reach top drawer of four-drawer cabinet. Moderate
lifting and carrying, 15 45 pounds. Must be able to bend stoop,
reach and stretch repetitively. Must have normal vision with
corrective lenses. Must have neat and pleasant overall appearance.
Must be able to communicate effectively with general public. Must
be able to comprehend reading materials. Must be able to speak,
read and write English. Must be able to inspect, catalogue and
calculate. Must be able to interact with coworkers. Must be able to
access, input and retrieve information from the computer. Source:
Crescent Hotels & Resorts
Keywords: Horseshoe Bay Resort, Austin , Sommelier / Beverage Manager, Executive , Hye, Texas
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