Wine and Beverage Director in Austin, TX at The Hills of Lakeway

Date Posted: 12/9/2022

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We are Invited. Where You Belong.

At Invited, work feels like play, as you build relationships with your team and meet Members from all different backgrounds. Every time you step foot in your Club, you can create magic moments and enrich lives. So, join us and be a part of a fun, fast-paced, high-impact group of talented people. We are passionate about bringing people together and about bringing out the very best in life.

Invited reflects our proud history of inclusiveness and captures our welcoming spirit. Our unprecedented collection of more than 200 golf and country, city, and stadium clubs share a common goal- building relationships and enriching lives. The time has come to build on our traditions and write new chapters. We welcome you to join us.

Wine and Beverage Director

Responsible for beverage control, accurate pours of product, general cleanliness of bar, locking and securing of bar and clubhouse when scheduled and providing a quality service that meets Members expectation. Consistently display the 3 Steps of Service at all opportunities to provide service.

This position reports directly to the FB Director with indirect reporting to the General Manager and Private Events Director. This position directly supervises the bartending staff and indirectly supervises the Host Staff, Servers, and Busperson.

Day to Day:
  • Manage the inventory of all wine, beer, liquor and N/A beverages rotate and order product with a focus on seasonality, Member interest and adaptability to changes in the Clubs Beverage Standards.
  • Supervise the work of Employee in the Dining Room(s)and bars, and perform activities such as scheduling work, service staff and Captains with service meetings/line-ups, partaking in Employee performance reviews with the Service and FB Director and executing other managerial roles.
  • Train all service personnel in wine/beer/liquor and other beverage service, standards, and knowledge develop an ongoing educational wine and beverage programming for the service team. Ensure all Employees are certified and have completed Alcohol Safety Training.
  • Monitor all safety and sanitation practices of beverage storage, presentation, and service ensure that applicable Club standards and policies are met.
  • Work the Dining Room(s) and bar floor assist Members and Guests with Wine selections and pairings. Assist servers with presentation of bottles, as necessary.
  • Oversee beverage for all Private Events. Attend BEO meetings, determine product needs for upcoming events and order accurately. Collaborate with the Private Event team on creative ways to structure upselling opportunities and beverage/wine menu development.
  • Represent the beverage operations at all event planning meetings, to ensure expectations are exceeded, Club space is maximized but not oversold and Members/Guests have an excellent experience.
  • Collaborate closely with the Chef and FB Director in menu development as it relates to wine-friendly foods, beverage parings, tasting dinners and other in-house and special events.
  • Oversee all Club Beverage programs including the wine lists, wines by the glass offerings, drink table tents, etc. coordinate and facilitate growth and determine relevant themes for beverage-related activities, events, and other programming at the Club.
  • Attend all Wine Committee meetings and act as the Club contact. Assist Wine Committee Chair with minutes, agenda, etc.
  • Manage cellar and storage conditions for optimal aging and preservation of wine and all other beverages.
  • Grow and maintain a strong working relationship with the Executive Chef, the FB Director and other members of the FB team, Club Members, Guests and vendors.
  • Strong financial acumen is expected in all beverage areas including wine cost, beer cost, liquor cost and labor cost.
  • Create imaginative cocktail, beer, and wine menus with focus on seasonal, interesting ingredients. Train staff on proper techniques and recipes to ensure consistent member experience.
About you:
  • At least 2 years of Professional Experience as a Beverage Manager, Maitre d or in another capacity in a club, restaurant or another hospitality establishment are required.
  • At least 3 years Professional Experience developing and executing a successful wine and cocktail program are preferred.
  • Specialized training in Wine and/or Beverage Industry is preferred.
  • College degree or 3 years in the wine industry are required. Culinary and/or hospitality management emphasis is preferred.
  • The Club Beverage Program is an important asset of the Club. Continued education in wine/beer/spirits industry through certifications and specialized trainings is imperative, as is the ability to upkeep and manage a successful, financially sound beverage program that creates excitement for our Members.
  • Achieved minimum of (Level 1) Sommelier Certificate (CMS1) and maintain Sommelier Certification through continued education over specific intervals throughout career.

Compensation: $70,000 - $75,000 (commensurate with experience) – Benefits, Club Perks, and much more!

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Invited/ClubCorp is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer & participates in E-Verify.  

This job post is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operation of the Club.  



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