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Current Job Opportunities at Woodinville Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries

Submitted: 02/10/20

Job Description: Cook
Company: The PicNic Table & Amato Catering
To Apply: Danilo Amato at info@amatocatering.com
Job Location: 18672 142nd AVE NE, Woodinville, WA, 98072

Job Description:

They are a local “Dine-In” restaurant in the heart of Wine Country, with a focus on catering in the Puget Sound Region. With a casual Mediterranean theme, their guests and clients are accustom to an experience that pays attention to food quality and service experience. They are looking for a cook to compliment their team.

Responsibilities:

  • Candidate must follow instructions, respond to management direction
  • Takes responsibility for own actions
  • Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan, and asks for and offers help when needed.

Education and/or Experience: Prefer prior work experience in commercial cooking or assistance.

Submitted: 01/27/20

Job Description: Tasting Room – Part-time
Company: Baer Winery
To Apply: Lisa Baer at
Job Location: 19501 – 144th Ave NESuite F-100, Woodinville, WA

Job Description:

Do you love WA wine and creating a great guest experience? We are hiring a part-time tasting room and event person for our small Woodinville winery. Previous experience preferred. Send us a note about your interest, and include a resume.

Submitted: 01/15/20

Job Description: Tasting Room Barback
Company: Milbrandt Vineyards & Ryan Patrick Wines
To Apply: Vickie Llorente at vickie@milbrandtvineyards.com.
Job Location: 14450 Woodinville-Redmond Rd NE #101A  Woodinville, WA

Job Description:

Acclaimed and award-winning Milbrandt Vineyards and its sister winery, Ryan Patrick Wines, are seeking motivated, friendly individuals with excellent team-player attitude for the position of Tasting Room Barback. With recent awards including Wine Spectators Top 100 of 2018, Wine Press Northwest Washington Winery of the Year, and 90-point scores on several reserve reds, the brands are primed for a bold journey in our Woodinville Hollywood District tasting space.
Butch Milbrandt, a pioneer of Washington wine and celebrating 20 years in the industry, is expanding his family-owned brands, Milbrandt Vineyards and Ryan Patrick Wines. The
This position is ideal for a polished individual that enjoys creating exceptional AND approachable experiences for customers, assuring guests receive distinguished service with warmth. At the core of this position is supporting the Tasting Room Wine Ambassadors by helping to keep the tasting room and supplies clean and at the ready.
The following job description is subject to change and is not limited to the responsibilities attached.

Daily Responsibilities:
– Excellent attention to detail and ability to anticipate customer needs and respond appropriately.
– Exceptional oral and written interpersonal communication skills.
– Ability to function independently and make empowered decisions that provide the most efficient support of the Wine Club Ambassadors
– Work & communicate positively & respectfully as a team with all members of the tasting rooms.
– Maintain clean and organized tasting room and area open to the public.
– Wash and polishes glassware for Tasting Room, Unpack, stock and move wine.
– Presents a positive outlook when faced with challenges or change.
– Ability to perform multiple tasks while remaining focused and organized.
– Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:
– Ability to lift and move 40 pounds repeatedly
– Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
– Must be 21 years of age or older. Must acquire a Washington MAST Class 12 Permit and Food Handlers Card. Consideration will be made for 18-21 years old with MAST Class 13 Permit.

Submitted: 01/15/20

Job Description: Lead Wine Club Ambassador
Company: Milbrandt Vineyards & Ryan Patrick Wines
To Apply: Vickie Llorente at vickie@milbrandtvineyards.com.
Job Location: 14450 Woodinville-Redmond Rd NE #101A  Woodinville, WA

Job Description:

Milbrandt Family Wines is searching for a motivated and organized leader to support the Tasting Room Manager in executing day-to-day tasting operations in our Milbrandt Vineyards and Ryan Patrick Wines Woodinville locations.

This position requires extreme attention to detail with the ability to consistently deliver excellent customer service. The Tasting Room Lead will work alongside our Wine Club Ambassadors to drive sales and wine club sign-ups.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist and mentor staff to meet tasting room sales and wine club goals
Provide leadership and direction while on the tasting room floor
Lead the sales team, by example, in exceptional guest experiences and customer service
Assist in the execution of special events
Cover vacation or sick leave for Tasting Room Manager
Run End Of Day sales reports
Help maintain organization of inventory and supplies
Help maintain/update POS with current inventory
Manage off-site events
Keep staff apprised of days events, reservations and menu changes
Must maintain a polished and professional appearance
Must ensure the tasting room and all guest experiences are elevated with exceptional V.I.P. service

REQUIRED SKILLS:

•  Proven track record to lead and motivate a team of part-time staff members
•  Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
•  In-depth knowledge of wines and wine production
•  Commitment to excellence and high standards
•  Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•  Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Winedirect
•  Must be capable of working independently while managing multiple tasks at once

QUALIFICATIONS:

•  1+ years leadership experience in DTC wine sales or luxury, high-end products.

PHYSICAL/ REQUIREMENTS:

•  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
•  Must be at least 21 years of age.
•  Must be able to bend, squat, climb, push, stoop and crouch repeatedly.
•  Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods as required by job duties.
•  Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs on a regular basis.

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

•  Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays.
•  This is a Full-Time, hourly position.

Submitted: 01/10/20

Job Description: Wine Club Ambassador
Company: Milbrandt Vineyards & Ryan Patrick Wines
To Apply: Vickie Llorente at vickie@milbrandtvineyards.com
Job Location: 14450 Woodinville-Redmond Rd NE #101A  Woodinville, WA

Job Description:

Acclaimed and award-winning Milbrandt Vineyards and its sister winery, Ryan Patrick Wines, are seeking creative, motivated, and sales-oriented individuals for the position of Wine Club Ambassador. With recent awards including Wine Spectators Top 100 of 2018, Wine Press Northwest Washington Winery of the Year, and 90-point scores on several reserve reds, the brands are primed for a bold journey in our Woodinville Hollywood District tasting space.
Butch Milbrandt, a pioneer of Washington wine and celebrating 20 years in the industry, is expanding his family-owned brands, Milbrandt Vineyards and Ryan Patrick Wines. The Wine Club Ambassador will follow through with direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales and wine club acquisition.
This position is ideal for a polished individual that enjoys creating exceptional AND approachable experiences for customers, assuring guests receive distinguished service with warmth. At the core of this position- executing memorable tasting flights that will elevate wine lovers’ experiences and drive sales at the DTC level. Understanding the value of repeat customers and wine club memberships over one-time transactions is key.
The following job description is subject to change and is not limited to the responsibilities attached.

Daily Responsibilities:
• Greets all visitors to the tasting room, pours wines for flights, discusses wine club memberships and responds to guest questions as appropriate.
• Excellent attention to detail and ability to anticipate customer needs and respond appropriately.
• Ability and willingness to up-sell and effectively promote and sell wine and Wine Club memberships to guests.
• Exceptional oral and written interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to function independently and make empowered decisions that positively affect the customer’s experience.
• Handles routine POS transactions, including operating cash register, accounting of daily sales, and processing returns and discounts and shipping orders.
• Work & communicate positively & respectfully as a team with all members of the tasting rooms.
• Maintain clean and organized tasting room and area open to the public.
• Participates and assists with special hospitality events & represents winery at outside functions upon request.
• Wash and polishes glassware for Tasting Room, Unpack, stock and move wine.
• Maintain accurate customer contact information.
• Presents a positive outlook when faced with challenges or change.
• Passion and knowledge of wine, wine production and the wine industry in general.
• Ability to perform multiple tasks while remaining focused and organized.
• Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to lift and move 40 pounds repeatedly
• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
• Must be 21 years of age or older. Must acquire a Washington MAST Class 12 Permit and Food Handlers Card.
• Experience with Wine Direct and Microsoft excel a plus.

Submitted: 12/13/19

Job Description: Dining Room Setup
Company: The Herbfarm
Job Location: 14590 NE 145th Street, Woodinville

To Apply: Please visit www.theherbfarm.com and click on employment at the bottom of the home page where you will find detailed descriptions and instructions on how to apply. We encourage you to come and tour any day between 10 and 3–just c’mon in and ask for Rosemary.

Job Description:

The Herbfarm service 9-course chef-selected meals Thursday through Sunday. This position is part of a small team that is dedicated to keeping The Herbfarm guest service areas at their peak appearance so we can continuously exceed the guest’s expectations. This team also provides the infrastructure to allow kitchen team and servers to focus on their jobs at night. Schedule is most Wed-Sun from about 9a-3p.

Laundry: wash/dry/press tablecloths, chef coats, etc. Folding of napkins, towels, linens for each weeks needs. Polishing of Silverware and glassware. Attention to detail in setting silverware, glassware, dishes and napkins. Maintain candle lanterns. Changing light bulbs as needed. Noticing maintenance needs. Monthly inventory of supplies.

Submitted: 11/21/19

Job Description: Guest Services Representative
Company: Chateau Ste Michelle
Job Location: 14111 NE 145th Street, Woodinville, WA

Apply Here: Guest Services Rep

Job Description:

We are currently seeking highly qualified candidates for Guest Services Representatives – Fall/Holiday Seasonal, part-time to join our team in Woodinville, WA. (Must be 21 or over)
We are looking for “hospitality stars” to join our amazing Guest Services team. We have multiple seasonal, part time positions available. If you are ready to be our brand ambassador and provide our guests with remarkable wine experiences in our newly remodeled Visitor Center, while having a whole lot of fun, we’re looking for you! Must be at least 21 years of age.

In this role, you will:

  • Work in the wine shop, selling and ringing purchases, assisting customers, stocking, cleaning, inventory, etc.
  • Conduct tastings and work a variety of events for guests of the winery.
  • Opportunity to learn and conduct winery tours.
  • Set up, take down and service of wine and food at corporate and VIP specialty events including the summer concert series and occasional events off-site.
  • Promote events at the winery and the wine club.
  • Provide winery information and assistance in person and over the telephone.
  • Must be able to meet the current availability requirements as stated in the following:
  • Available for all weekends and required special events. Additional weekday availability preferred.
  • You will be scheduled on a weekly basis, up to 30 hours per week. Work schedule is available 2 weeks in advance.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • 2 years of customer service and/or sales experience required.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team.
  • The ability to speak comfortably and audibly in front of groups of people.
  • Interest /knowledge of wine industry.
  • Must have basic typing and computer skills.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be willing and able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must have or obtain valid Food Handler and Class 12 Permits before first day of work, at employee’s expense
  • History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies.

What’s In it for you?

50% Employee discount on wine
On the job paid training, learning about the Ste. Michelle portfolio of wines
The possibility of staying on with our team after the season
Bonus club sign-up Incentives

We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing opportunities for training, development and advancement.
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 425-488-1133.

Submitted: 11/20/19

Job Description: Part-time Stock Position 
Company: Chateau Ste Michelle
Job Location: 14111 NE 145th Street, Woodinville, WA

Apply Here: Stock-WW-PT

Job Description:

The part-time stock position supports the operation of the Visitors Center and VRC wine clubs, through the handling of all the wine and merchandise that comes into retail, and the shipping of all retail, club related orders.

In this role you will:

  • Maintain Club Room wine inventory
  • Stock wine and product in all areas of responsibility
  • Supply and stage wine for events as needed
  • Organize and prepare wine stock and wine bags for club releases
  • Responsible for accurate use of sample sheets
  • Provide customer assistance as necessary
  • Assist in shipping of merchandise and wine
  • Support resolution of shipping issues as needed
  • Assists with set-up and tear down of wine tents during the summer concert season

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED required (Must be 18 years of age)
  • 1 year of stock experience preferred
  • Must have the ability to work weekends and nights and have open availability for scheduling
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Forklift experience a plus
  • Use of UPS/FedEx shipping systems is a plus
  • History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies.

We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing opportunities for training, development and advancement.
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 425-488-1133.

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