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Beverage Manager Hudson Yards

Office: Momofuku

About Momofuku Hudson Yards

Momofuku is opening a new restaurant concept at Hudson Yards. The restaurant is a reflection of Executive Chef Eunjo "Jo" Park's fine-dining background, her time cooking in Korea, and her work with Momofuku Chef & Founder David Chang. Rooted in tradition but not beholden to it, it will present Jo's style of Korean food in a fun and engaging setting.

About the Position

The Beverage Manager will work collaboratively with our corporate beverage team, the Chef and the General Manager in building and managing the beverage program. The role will be responsible but not limited to training FOH staff and strategizing and overseeing execution on new programs and initiatives.

Responsibilities

 MANAGEMENT

  • Manage, drive and oversee all beverage and bar related sales for the entity
  • Work with Beverage Director to conduct daily and on-going comprehensive beverage training and education for FOH staff
  • Order all beer, liquor, wine, non-alcoholic beverages and bar consumables to established par levels
  • Reconcile inventory; address discrepancies with the restaurant
  • Work with Beverage Director to ensure that the restaurant is hitting targeted beverage costs
  • Meet with vendors to discuss beverage program needs, make selections and negotiate purchasing
  • Negotiate with vendors about staff incentive programs alongside the corporate beverage team
  • Supervise Bar & FOH team to ensure quality of service and beverage during service hours
  • Uphold a high quality of service for FOH staff and reinforce standards through consistent training and monitoring
  • Ensure safety and proper sanitation procedures amongst all Bar staff
  • Ensure that all bar staff are trained and follow department of health protocols

 ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Update all printed and digital beverage materials based on product selection and availability
  • Work with the General Manager and corporate beverage team to set up a timeline and schedule for beverage education plans
  • Maintain weekly communication with the Beverage Director on all changes, specials, and updates
  • Retain product and industry knowledge in relation to current trends, local producers and special events, as it pertains to the market.
  • In partnership with the Beverage Director and GM, establish appropriate budgets & costing to drive efficiency while maintaining standards of execution
  • Approve all expenditures for all Bar facility related repairs and maintenance to maintain the integrity of the bar facility
  • Analyze real time sales data and beverage cost to make tactical decisions affecting near term profitability
  • In partnership with the Beverage Director, drive the development and evolution of the overall beverage identity of the restaurant
  • In partnership with the corporate beverage team and General Manager, develop overall beverage program, including: development of cocktails, wine & beer selection and changes for seasonality

Skills & Requirements

  • 3+ years of restaurant management experience required
  • Court of Master Sommeliers Certified, WSET Level 3 Certified Certification or equivalent experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in managing a beverage/wine program & inventory management strongly preferred (experience using Compeat, a plus)
  • High volume, fast-paced restaurant experience strongly preferred
  • Comprehensive food and beverage knowledge
  • Exceptional service and floor skills

Physical Demands

  •  The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, frequently lifting up to 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds, sitting, standing, for 4 to 8 hours, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Momofuku reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Momofuku or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

What's in it for you?

Momofuku features an ever-changing, evolving menu, with limitless opportunities for creativity. We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including vision/dental/medical insurance, paid time off, cell phone data reimbursement, gym discount, pre-taxed commuter benefit, plus more after required wait periods. We encourage our employees to grow and learn, and offer many opportunities for personal and career development.  

Momofuku is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, ancestry, national origin, alienage or citizenship, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other protected status.


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