Our Company & Our Property 
Auberge Resorts Collection is a portfolio of extraordinary hotels, resorts, residences, and private clubs. While each property is unique, all share a crafted approach to luxury and bring the soul of the locale to life through captivating design, exceptional cuisine, and spas, and gracious yet unobtrusive service. With 19 hotels and resorts across three continents, Auberge invites guests to create unforgettable stories in some of the world’s most desirable destinations. Please visit aubergeresorts.com to learn more about our Collection.  Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @AubergeResorts and #AlwaysAuberge.

 

About Stanly Ranch, Auberge Resorts Collection
A private Napa Ranch cultivating the future of wellbeing. Stanly Ranch - a land that was established with legacy in mind and furthers its progression now with enlightened 21st century ideals. A vanguard in the movement toward holistic well-being, Stanly Ranch empowers an immersive agricultural experience intended to not only revitalize those lucky enough to visit, but to leave them transformed. Guests, owners, and locals alike will be captivated by an active and engaged private ranch lifestyle uniquely curated to nourish the mind, body, and soul through a rare connection to the land and its bounty.

 

Role Summary
Join our team as Director of Wine & Spirits and become one of the authors of our story. The Director of Wine & Spirits is key in shaping the guest experience through a variety of avenues ranging from initial arrival, post-treatment at the spa, poolside, and restaurant experiences. Though based in the restaurant, the Director of Wine & Spirits will be involved in all beverage related programs & services throughout the property in collaboration with outlet managers and with the support of the Assistant Director of Food & Beverage. The Director of Wine & Spirits must also be a leader and manager for all services within the restaurant.

 

Core Responsibilities
Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of everything that needs to be done! Within the Auberge family, our people always find new ways to look after the business, their guests, and their team members. Within this, the key responsibilities for this position are:

  • Curation and maintenance of the wine & beverage program throughout the resort in a way that reflects the ethos of Stanly Ranch.

  • Minimum of 3 nights on the floor to sell wine & spirits and coach team members on suggestive selling.

  • Beverage ordering and inventory of the property. 

  • Support the curation and maintenance of wine & beverage programs at all other outlets throughout the property.

  • Provide expert knowledge of wine and spirits to the team and guests alike.

  • Thoughtfully curates beverage experiences across the property from welcoming the guest, to poolside beverage, spa refreshments, and a farewell offering.

  • Support and develop the culture of learning for team members through beverage education, trips, and tastings. 

  • Conduct wine & beverage inventory monthly. 

  • Meet and exceed COGS budget.

  • Track inventory and purchases and oversee organization of storage rooms through BevSpot. 

  • Actively seek opportunities to connect with the guests.

  • Guide team members in ways to “find the yes” for the guest.

  • Cultivate Regulars and continue to find ways to strengthen the property. 

  • Thoughtfully and thoroughly compile, find, serve and educate on wine, beer, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages to enhance the guest experience. 

  • Maintain product knowledge documents with support of managers.

  • Train team members on all new products.

  • Assist to continually develop and grow the knowledge of team members through training and line-ups. 

  • Ensure all POS systems, inventories and lists for wine and beverages are up-to-date and accurate.

 

Required Qualifications

  • This position requires a high level of attention to detail, strong communication skills with multiple stakeholders and a deep understanding of wine, spirits, and beverages.

  • A minimum of 5 years of beverage experience with at least 2 in a managerial role

  • Sommelier experience & certification. 

  • Prior fine dining experience, preferably including experience in a freestanding restaurant 

  • Extensive knowledge of wine, beer, spirits, and nonalcoholic beverages

  • Full understanding of inventory management and troubleshooting

  • Ability to remain calm and prioritize in stressful situations

  • Ability to lead the floor and a manager

  • Ability to open and close the restaurant

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Knowledge of Google Suite

  • Knowledge of reservations system software, avero, POS systems, and BevSpot (or equivalent inventory management system)

  • Strong organizational skills and a passion of the details

  • Manager ServeSafe 

  • Knowledge of food and beverage pairings

  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays

 

What Else?

At Auberge, we are passionate about our mission to be the best-loved operator of one-of-a-kind luxury properties and experiences. We are storytellers and story-makers, delivering simple pleasures and creating unforgettable memories. Born in Napa and inspired by the most relaxing places in the world, we prize simplicity, comfort, and beauty. Whatever role we play in Auberge, and wherever we work, we all live by the view that our core purpose is to enrich people’s lives. 

The successful candidate will be intellectually curious, creative, collaborative and have a desire to embrace all things Napa including ranching, sustainability and a love for being outdoors. Must possess a genuine passion for the culture of food, wine, & hospitality.   

If you feel that our approach is aligned with your own passions and beliefs, then please talk to us about becoming part of our family.

 

Stanly Ranch is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Stanly Ranch provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Stanly Ranch complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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