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Company Description

Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace! Eataly is not a chain; each Eataly is different, with its own character and own theme – but all with the same aim… for our guests to:

  • EAT authentic Italian food at our restaurants, cafés and to-go counters
  • SHOP a selection of high-quality Italian, local and homemade products
  • LEARN through our classes and our team’s product knowledge
Job Description

At Eataly, beverage is equally as important as food! Eataly’s restaurants contain a vast selection of premium and unique Italian wines and drinks at all price points. The Sommelier shares wine and beverage knowledge with Eataly guests and makes recommendations.

Reports to the Restaurant General Manager and the Beverage Manager.

  • Shares knowledge of and appreciation for wine with all Eataly guests, answering questions and offering recommendations
  • Provides excellent and responsible beverage service to all guests
  • Monitors wine inventory, maintains cellar pars, and ensures that wines of critical age are sold
  • Assists Service team with aiding guests in wine selection and pairings
  • Directs regular and consistent training on wine and beverage pairings for servers, managers and chefs
  • Ensures service staff are familiar with proper beverage service
  • Updates the restaurant POS system to be in line with menu pricing
  • Keeps cellar stocked and organized for weekly beverage service
  • Partners with Back of House to identify wine-friendly ingredients
  • Returns corked and spoiled wines to suppliers for refunds
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned
  • 3+ years of sommelier experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Italian wines
  • Knowledge and love of Italian cuisine
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Job Requirements

  • Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule sometimes including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to use a wine key and a hand truck

Additional Information

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with match
  • Free family meal daily
  • Discounts at Eataly
  • Classes on products and Italian cuisine
  • Referral bonus program
  • and more!

Eataly is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic made unlawful to consider by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Eataly also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Eataly’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding consideration of unemployment status, salary history, credit/bankruptcy history and criminal background/conviction history in making hiring decisions. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

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