Floor Sommelier - Del Frisco's Philly

Del Frisco's Steakhouse - Philadelphia 



The Sommelier of the restaurant is responsible for guiding our guests through our wine selection and ensuring proper service of wine is maintained to company standards. Ideal candidate will have a devotion and curiosity to wine education, will be a self-starter and have the personality to form lasting relationships with our guests! 

Position:

  • Hourly Sommelier Position.  This is a tipped position as well
  • We offer benefits after probationary period
  • Flexible schedule, but mostly evenings


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Recommends and sells wines and other beverages to guests
  • Ability to learn and demonstrate commanding knowledge of the wine list, a thorough understanding of the menu and how the two pair, as well as all other beverages offered
  • Uses systems available for noting Guest preferences as a tool for increasing wine sales
  • Assists Wine Director in maintaining updated availability on wine list, conducting timely inventory counts of wine on-hand.
  • Stores and assists with wine ordered to ensure product on hand is sufficient to support operations according to set pars and operational needs
  • As needed by Management, assists with wine and beverage training of team on shift, communicating changes regarding the restaurant's wine selection and ensuring training tools are effectively used
  • Assists management in maintaining availability of wine training tools
  • Provides Guest service and support for wine dinners and wine tasting events
  • Maintain standards set forward by company

Requirements:

  • Passion for wine and people
  • CMS Certified or Higher Preferred, but WSET Level 3 or higher
  • Outstanding customer service skills and be a team player
  • Exceptional wine knowledge, hospitality focused and strong ability to sell
  • Previous experience in a steakhouse environment is strongly preferred, but not required
  • Floor Management experience a plus but not required for this position
  • Good communication skills, organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated, polite, energetic and is a willing learner

We also offer plenty of learning opportunities and ability to advance your certifications.  There is opportunity for vertical growth of your career inside the company as we are growing fast!

The company also offers travel opportunity to expand your wine knowledge. 

Please email me at scott.delfriscos@gmail.com with your resume and cover letter, or with any questions.  I would like to fill the position quickly, but finding the right member for our team is the most important part.  Right now the position is not posted online, except here on guildsomm.