Tasting Room Manager


Additional Info

Street5055 STATE ROUTE 414
RegionNorthern NY
StateNew York
CountryUnited States
Zip/Postal Code14818

Join Atwater Vineyards and be a part of our amazing farm winery community in the beautiful Finger Lakes region.

Job Description
Tasting Room Manager

Atwater Vineyards is a family-owned winery located on eighty scenic acres on the eastern side of
Seneca Lake in Burdett, NY. Our unique site boasts a microclimate ideal for grape production, and
we are intimately connected to every vine we grow. This hands-on knowledge allows us to lovingly
cultivate the grapes in our vineyards with precision, balance, and high quality control. As a result, the
winemaking team can create thoughtful wines in a variety of styles with the use of neutral barrels, skin
and stem inclusion, and sparkling offerings.
We are seeking a dynamic Tasting Room Manager to provide an excellent visitor experience and
manage all tasting room activities and staff. Candidates must be professional, articulate, hard-
working, strong leaders who can handle multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment. The ideal
candidate will assume responsibility for and oversee day-to-day floor operations in the Tasting Room
and our seasonal outdoor bar. The position requires an outgoing, well-organized, self-motivated and
disciplined individual who is focused on the customer’s experience.
We offer a competitive salary with bonus opportunities. Relocation assistance possible.
Reports to Operations Manager/Owners

Work Environment
• under variable temperature conditions
• under variable noise levels
• outdoors/indoors
• Minimum two years successful management experience, ideally wine/hospitality related
• Passion for wine and customer service with strong wine knowledge
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Self-starter with strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to manage multiple priorities in a quick-paced environment
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and POS software
• Ability to work peak times, including Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and some holidays
• Ability to stand for long periods of time and be comfortable working on their feet
• Must have the ability to lift to 45 pounds
• Must be of legal drinking age with a valid driver’s license
Job Duties
• Assuming responsibility for a consistent and pleasant customer experience and for the tasting
room’s overall operations, efficiency/efficacy, and appearance
• Maintaining knowledge expertise of the tasting room menu, products, and procedures
• Responsible for recruiting and hiring staff members
• Scheduling staff based on tasting room traffic patterns
• Training, managing, and developing staff, and completing regular performance reviews

• Monitoring staff performance in all phases of job functions, ensuring that all procedures are
carried out to departmental standards, and rectifying any deficiencies with respective
• Monitoring guest reactions and conferring frequently with staff to ensure guest satisfaction.
• Ensuring adherence to all codes, regulations, and sanitation expectations for wine and food
• Managing departmental operating budget and all wine, food, and merchandise inventory and
tasting room supplies
• Working with management staff to plan and execute social media, promotions, and events
• Meeting pre-determined sales goals, including revenue targets and wine club signups
• Ensuring cash control/security procedures are adhered to and strictly monitored, including
preparation and calculation of receipts
• Holding regular staff meetings to promote education, morale, communication, and team
• Meeting regularly with ownership to review performance
• Additional duties as deemed necessary by ownership
Certifications Required
• TIPS Training: Upon hiring, team members are required to take an online TIPS (alcohol
serving) course and exam. Continued employment is contingent upon passage of this exam.
• ServSafe: ServSafe certification is a plus, but not required. Managers may be required to
achieve certification upon hiring.

If this opportunity interests you, please send cover letter and resume to:  george@atwatervineyards.com  We look forward to hearing from you.  Cheers!

May 11, 2023 11:52 am

10 days, 2 hours

Listing ID 113645a96ffdd4ff