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Wine Bar Associate at Paradies Lagardere in St. Paul, Minnesota

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We encourage guests to ‘Discover Great Wines’ in themed tasting flights and by the glass. Small plate pairings, comfortable atmosphere, and an extensively trained staff round out Vino Volo’s award-winning guest experience.


Job Summary: The Associate is responsible for serving customers at the bar, in the lounge or in the retail area of a store. This is a full-time or part-time non-exempt position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent service to customers. Engage customers in a friendly and approachable manner, answer any questions they may have, quickly serve them wine and/or food and tender payment

  • Actively up-sell customers on bottles of wine

  • Ensure that all food orders are prepared quickly and properly

  • Responsible for wine knowledge including, but not limited to flavor profiles and talking points of current list along with our pricing guidelines

  • Ensure that all alcohol beverage control regulations are followed. Help prevent underage and intoxicated persons from being served

  • Clean, stock and maintain the store

  • Other duties as needed

  • Must have early morning and weekend availability


Position Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements: A four-year college degree is preferred, and two years of college education is required. Work experience must include one or more years as a server in a well-respected full-service restaurant, wine bar or equivalent position in the hospitality industry.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Skilled at and enjoys delivering excellent customer service

  • Enthusiasm for wines and a desire to learn more about wines

  • Highly responsible and reliable

  • Experienced with and proficient at using retail point-of-sale systems

  • 21 years of age or older (must be able to taste and evaluate product)

  • Ability to communicate in English effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Able to work overtime or late into the evening in the event of flight delays

  • Able to carry and balance a tray of full wine glasses

  • Able to push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds