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étoile Wines
Seasonal Runner at Etoile Restaurant

Etoile, the restaurant at Domaine Chandon is one of Napa Valley's most celebrated destinations and the only fine dining restaurant located in a winery. An extraordinary setting, innovative cuisine, and seamless service combine to create the ultimate food and wine experience.


Etoile Restaurant at Domaine Chandon is currently seeking a Seasonal Runner.


Main Responsibilities:


Responsible for delivering all of the food to the customers, accurately, expeditiously, and professionally. This job may be held in conjunction with the position of Back Waiter. All support staff must master the position of runner before being considered for other positions


Qualifications


Education:

- High School diploma or equivalent required.

Languages:

- Fluent English Required.

Professional Experience and Know How:

- Previous experience in a fine dining establishment is necessary.

- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.



Technical Skills:

- Detail oriented

- Strong verbal communication skills

- Passionate about hospitality and denote a desire to progress in the restaurant is needed

- Ability to work indoor and outdoor with varying degree of temperature is required.

- Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced restaurant environment while performing at fine dining industry level standards.

- Environment also requires flexibility to accommodate all guests with an equal quality of service. The goal is to provide extraordinary experience for all patrons regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, or legally protected status.

- Problem solving ability: Ability to perceive the flow of the food to the dining room, anticipating hitches and facilitating communication between the kitchen and the dining room regarding their avoidance or resolution.



To apply, please email us your resume including your salary history to jobs@chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599



Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Seasonal Host

Seasonal Host / Hostess at Etoile Restaurant (napa county)

Etoile, the restaurant at Domaine Chandon is one of Napa Valley's most celebrated destinations and the only fine dining restaurant located in a winery. An extraordinary setting, innovative cuisine, and seamless service combine to create the ultimate food and wine experience.

The Etoile Restaurant is currently seeking a Seasonal Host / Hostess.

Main Responsibilities:
- Customer Service
- Reservations
- Administration

Education: High School diploma or equivalent required.

Languages: Fluent English Required. Bilingual Spanish/French preferred.

Professional Experience and Know How:
- One year fine dining restaurant experience preferred.
- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service in a fine dining restaurant setting. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Required to participate in regularly scheduled educational sessions given by the restaurant. Must show interest in furthering knowledge of wine and culinary industry.
- Must have professional appearance and pay special attention to personal hygiene.
- Must have experience using Microsoft Word applications. Intermediate computer skills required.
- Experience using Open Table reservation system preferred.
- Intimate knowledge of Napa Valley wineries, restaurants, and hotels preferred.

Technical Skills:
- Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced restaurant environment while performing at fine dining industry level standards.
- Must be able to communicate clearly and quickly with Front and Back of house management and culinary teams all pertinent information related to reservations, guest needs, and dining room activity.
- Environment requires extensive public interaction among internal and external contacts, must maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
- Environment requires flexibility to accommodate all guests with an equal quality of service.
- Ability to work indoor and outdoor with varying degree of temperature is required; Ability to stand for long periods of time.
- Ability to work with limited supervision at times.

Company Description:
Domaine Chandon, Inc., is the leading sparkling wine producer in the Napa Valley and an emerging producer of varietal wines. Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house, Moet & Chandon. Domaine Chandon, Inc., is a part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH -- Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the leading worldwide luxury goods company specializing in the wine and spirits, fashion, leather goods, perfumes, cosmetics, watches, jewelry and selective retailing.

To apply, please email us your resume including your salary history or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599

Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
 
 
Seasonal Back Waiter

Job Title: Seasonal Back Waiter

The etoile Restaurant is currently seeking a Seasonal Back Waiter.

 

Main Responsibilities:

-       Customer Service & Support

-       Set-up and Closing

 

Education:

-       High School diploma or equivalent required.

 

Languages:

-       Fluent English Required. Bilingual Spanish/French preferred.

 

Professional Experience and Know How:

-       Two years fine dining experience preferred.

-       Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

-       Required to participate in regularly scheduled educational sessions given by the restaurant. Must show interest in furthering knowledge of wine and culinary industry

 

Technical Skills:

-       Ability to work indoor and outdoor with varying degree of temperature is required.

-       Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced restaurant environment while performing at fine dining industry level standards.

-       Environment requires extensive public interaction among internal and external contacts.

-       Environment also requires flexibility to accommodate all guests with an equal quality of service. Goal is to provide extraordinary experience for all patrons regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, or legally protected status.

-       Must be able to work in the kitchen and communicate multiple orders at the same time to both the culinary team and front of house team. 

 

 

Company Description:

etoile, the Michelin-starred restaurant at Domaine Chandon is one of Napa Valley’s most celebrated destinations and the only fine dining restaurant located in a winery. An extraordinary setting, innovative cuisine, and seamless service combine to create the ultimate food and wine experience.

 

 

To apply, please email us your resume including your salary history in the cover letter at jobs@chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599

Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Domaine Chandon On Call Tasting Room Host

The On Call Tasting Room Host is responsible for communicating the uniqueness of Domaine Chandon through a consistent and impactful Brand message, while exhibiting excellence in customer service, in order to create a world class experience for every guest.


Create a High-Quality Visitor Experience: (60%)

- Represent our wines and brand in a friendly and professional manner.

- Perform wine service, food service, tastings, and wine education in a brand consistent manner.

- Consistently discuss food and wine pairings, highlighting Chandon food and wine benefits.

- Promote Etoile Restaurant, winemaker dinners, and other restaurant events; refer all guests to Etoile for lunch and dinner.

- Convey Club Chandon benefits to all visitors with clarity and sincerity.

- Sell Club Chandon wine club memberships, striving to improve personal as well as team sign-up performance.

- Achieve and exceed Club Chandon acquisition goals on both team and personal levels.

- Attend all bi-weekly VC meetings in order to stay updated with goals, new releases, new programs, and all other educational materials.

- Read daily communication log for updates and announcements

- Maintain a positive "can do" attitude at all times, supporting all members of the team in various situations.

- Required to participate in the planning, set up, execution, and/or break down of DCC events.



Efficient Service Support: (30%)

- Operate point-of-sale system with accuracy through completing all transactions, providing correct change, and accurately ringing credit transactions.

- Maintain clean and well-stocked Tasting Bar, during prep, throughout service and close-down.

- Keep ALL tables clear of glassware and service ware, wiped clean for visiting guests.

- Stock wine and keep accurate daily inventories.

- Assist in set up and break down of public, private, and group tours.



Set-up and Close-down: (10%)


- Follow opening checklist, ensuring that all tasks are completed in a timely manner and the Tasting Salon is fully cleaned, stocked, and ready for guests by opening time.

- Initiate closing tasks and follow closing checklist ensuring that all closing tasks are performed, and the Tasting Salon is clean, stocked and ready for the opening staff.

Education : High School Diploma

Languages : Fluent in English language, second language helpful in communication with visiting public.

Professional experience & know how:

At least 2 years in wine education/hospitality industry.

Communicate through active listening skills and gather accurate insights to human behavior.

Technical & management skills:
Complete multiple tasks with accuracy and urgency.
Assesses situations quickly and responds with appropriate action, taking initiative to problem-solve, if necessary.
Able to process point-of-sale functions and comprehends mathematics to complete customer transactions.
Leads others, by example and makes decisions based on the needs of the business.

Personal & interpersonal skills:
Works efficiently and follows company standards, with or without immediate supervision.
Possesses knowledge of principles and processes for providing exceptional visitor experiences.
Continues to strive for excellence from own performance and remains self-motivated to improve results, both in selling and productivity.

Domaine Chandon, Inc., is the leading sparkling wine producer in the Napa Valley and an emerging producer of varietal wines. Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house, Moet & Chandon. Domaine Chandon, Inc., is a part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH -- Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the leading worldwide luxury goods company specializing in the wine and spirits, fashion, leather goods, perfumes, cosmetics, watches, jewelry and selective retailing.

To apply, please send your resume including your salary history to jobs@chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599.

Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Domaine Chandon On-Call Retail Associate

The On-Call Retail Associate is responsible for communicating the uniqueness of Domaine Chandon through a consistent Brand message, while exhibiting excellence in customer service, in order to create a world-class experience for every guest.

Main Responsibilities


1. Provide a High-Quality Visitor Experience (50%)

- Welcome all guests immediately upon entering the Visitor Center with a genuine, courteous, professional tone and manner which reflects the Chandon Savvy World Class message.

- Explain and direct in detail all information pertaining to our tours, tastings, restaurant and events.

- Inform guests about Club Chandon's benefits and rewards.

- Assist guests with questions about wine and merchandise while using excellent up selling techniques.

- Keep Retail Deptartment clean, organized and fully stocked at all times.

- Efficiently ring guest sales on POS system.

- Efficiently process shipping orders

- Required to participate in the set up, execution, and/or breakdown of events at DCC.


2. Product Sales / Efficient, Productive and Positive Work Ethic (50%)


- Sell merchandise and wine to guests, up-selling at all times.

- Use up-selling techniques to meet monthly incentive goals.

- Display proficiency as a cashier using AMS point of sale.

- Take phone and shipping orders.

- Sell Club Chandon wine club memberships, striving to improve personal as well as team sign-up performance.

- Achieve and exceed Club Chandon acquisition goal on both team and personal levels.

- Handle currency accurately and securely.

- Balance and close out cash drawers and registers accurately

- Participate in month-end and quarter-end inventory.

- Check in, ticket, fold, arrange, and display new merchandise to promote sales.

- Clean shelves, counters, tables with daily dusting and organizing.

- Maintain merchandise on-floor stock levels throughout the day.

- Examine merchandise to ensure that it's correctly priced, displayed and functioning.

- Follow daily schedules, duties and policies with diligence and efficiency.

- Maintain a team oriented and positive attitude at all times.


Qualifications

Education : High School Diploma

Languages : Fluent in English language, second language helpful in communication with visiting public, but not required.

Professional experience & know how :


- Two years retail sales and wine related experience.

- One to two years computerized register experience.

- Strong communication skills with visiting groups of all sizes.

- Communicate through active listening skills and open ended questions to gather immediate and accurate insight into guest needs.

- Skill in actively looking for ways to help people.

- Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, selling products or services.

- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service.

- Knowledge of Napa Valley wine and food.

- Ability to work as a team player.

- Is a self-starter and asks what can be done, doesn't wait to be told.

- Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide quickly and accurately.

- Ability to see details at close range, within a few feet of observer.

- Ability to stand on your feet for a full shift.

- Work indoors and outdoors with the public.



Technical & management skills:


- Strong computer and phone skills.

- Microsoft Office, AMS, multi-line phone system.

- Ability to multi-task with accuracy and urgency.

- Assesses situations quickly and responds with appropriate action, taking initiative to problem-solve, if necessary.

- Makes decisions based on need of business and customer satisfaction and elevates to management as needed.



Company Description:
Domaine Chandon, Inc., is the leading sparkling wine producer in the Napa Valley and an emerging producer of varietal wines. Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house, Moet & Chandon. Domaine Chandon, Inc., is a part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH -- Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the leading worldwide luxury goods company specializing in the wine and spirits, fashion, leather goods, perfumes, cosmetics, watches, jewelry and selective retailing.

To apply, please email us your resume including your salary history or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599

Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Domaine Chandon Ambassador

Domaine Chandon is seeking a Chandon Ambassador

Reporting to the Visitor Center Manager, the Domaine Chandon Ambassador to communicate the uniqueness of Domaine Chandon and Newton Vineyard, through a consistent and impactful Brand message, while exhibiting excellence in customer service, in order to create a world-class experience for every guest.

The Domaine Chandon Ambassador will be responsible to:

Create a High-Quality Visitor Experience:  (60%)


• Represent our wines and Brand in a friendly, professional manner both at the winery and in the market.

• Perform wine service and tastings for all visitors including wine trade and VIP's, in a Brand-consistent manner.

• Facilitate scripted tour, adding consistent quality to delivery and accuracy of message.

• Safely escort tours through tour route, adjusting to the needs of the winery.

• Consistently discuss benefits of food with wine, up selling and recommending food purchase in the Salon as well as reservations at etoile restaurant.

• Suggest multiple-bottle purchases, in addition to adding-on merchandise to each sale.

• Convey all levels of club benefits to all visitors with clarity and sincerity.

• Meet monthly club acquisition goals, consistently striving to improve personal sign-up performance.

 

Efficient Service and Staff Support:  (40%)


• Operate point-of-sale system with accuracy in sales, shipping, and inventory management.

• Follow assigned Set up and Break down schedules in tasting rooms

• Re-stock wine, glassware and operational supplies as needed

• Maintain clean and well-stocked Tasting Room.

• Participate in set up and clean up of tours and tastings

• Stock wine and merchandise, daily. Keep accurate daily wine inventories, including breakage.

• Participate in monthly inventories

• Communicate with VC management and Promotions Coordinator weekly regarding supply and wine ordering

• Wash and dry glassware and food service utensils, according to health-code standards.

• Execute 100% accuracy cash reconciliation and deposit delivery to bank.

• Required to participate in a lead capacity at DCC events.


Qualifications:

Education :


• High School Diploma
                              
Languages :


• Fluent in English language, second language helpful in communication with visiting public.

Professional experience & know how: 


• At least 4 years experience in wine education / hospitality industry. 

• Public-speaking and facilitation to large groups. Communicate through active-listening skills and gather accurate insights to human behavior.  

Technical & management skills:


• Completes multiple tasks with accuracy and urgency.  Assesses situations quickly and responds with appropriate action, taking initiative to problem-solve, if necessary.  Able to process point-of-sale functions and comprehends mathematics to complete customer transactions.  Leads others, by example and makes decisions based on the need of the business.

Personal & interpersonal skills:


• Works efficiently and follows company standards, with or without immediate supervision. Possesses knowledge of principles and processes for providing exceptional visitor experiences. Possess understanding of wine marketing and sales. Continues to strive for excellence from own performance and remains self-motivated to improve results, both in selling and productivity.          

Company Description:

Domaine Chandon, Inc., is the leading sparkling wine producer in the Napa Valley and an emerging producer of varietal wines. Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house, Moet & Chandon. Domaine Chandon, Inc., is a part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH -- Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the leading worldwide luxury goods company specializing in the wine and spirits, fashion, leather goods, perfumes, cosmetics, watches, jewelry and selective retailing.

To apply, please email us your resume including your salary history in the cover letter at jobs @ chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599

Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 
Cellar Worker III

Domaine Chandon is seeking a Cellar Worker III

Reporting to the Cellar Master, the Cellar Worker III is responsible to perform intermediate to advanced cellar operations with limited supervision in order to create wines of the highest quality.

Domaine Chandon's Cellar Worker III will be responsible to:

Cellar Work: (85%)

• With limited supervision, perform and direct routine operation of pumps and filters to rack, transfer, and clarify juice and wine.

• Under limited supervision operate all complex cellar equipment, including: membrane and pad filters, heat exchanger, centrifuge, DE pressure filter, cross flow, and STARS.

• Enter accurate and detailed bulk inventory gauging and transfer information on cellar work orders.

• Monitor accuracy and completeness of cellar work orders conducted by Cellar I and Cellar II staff.

• Responsible for sanitation of equipment and facilities in all areas of cellar activity.

• Collect wine samples and general support for laboratory sampling.

• Perform and direct chemical additions to wine.

• Perform and direct equipment maintenance such as hose repair.

• Perform and direct barrel maintenance.

• Perform all barrel procedures including receiving, prepping, filling, topping, cleaning/sanitation, and inventory.

• Set both manual and automatic tank temperature control.

• Safely operate forklift and handcarts.

• Operate and direct operation of presses and crushers.

• Handle shipping and receiving of wine tankers and grape deliveries.

• Maintain yeast and malo-lactic cultures to ensure viability.


Team Support and Administrative: (15%)


• Participate in safety, department, and company meetings.

• General support and coordination with Laboratory and Operations departments.

• Train and direct less skilled workers.

• Conduct inventory on wine and supplies.

• Take lead role in equipment repair and preventative maintenance programs.

• Review completed work orders for accuracy and entry into Lotus Notes Cellar Work Order System


Education: High school diploma or GED required.

Languages: Fluent English

Professional experience & know how:

• Minimum 4 years winery cellar experience.

• Knowledge of safe cellar practices, including safe handling of chemicals.

• Knowledge of winery cellar operating procedures.

• Ability to be trained in confined space entry process and procedures.

• Ability to drive a forklift and become forklift certified.

Technical & management skills:

• Ability to understand and perform basic math.

• Ability to understand and perform basic measurements.

• Ability to train and direct less skilled workers, including seasonal labor.

• Preferred: intermediate knowledge and ability of the following computer software programs: MS Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook or Lotus Notes.



Personal & interpersonal skills: Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Company Description:
Domaine Chandon, Inc., is the leading sparkling wine producer in the Napa Valley and an emerging producer of varietal wines. Founded in 1973, Domaine Chandon was the first American sparkling wine venture established by a French Champagne house, Moet & Chandon. Domaine Chandon, Inc., is a part of the Wine & Spirits Division of LVMH, the leading worldwide luxury goods company specializing in the wine and spirits, fashion, leather goods, perfumes, cosmetics, watches, jewelry and selective retailing.

To apply, please email us your resume including your salary history in the cover letter at jobs@ chandon.com or come in person to the Administrative Offices at 1 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599

Domaine Chandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer