Job Opportunites

Title: Line Cook
Department: Restaurant
Reports to: Executive Chef /
Status: Hours/Non-Exempt
Positions Available: 2

Job Summary:
A dedicated individual with a passion for producing ala-minute cooking and working in a proven and dedicated kitchen to ensure our guests receive only the best product available. You are highly motivated and a self-starter, able to work under supervision in this exciting kitchen environment. You are available to work in a flexible operation which may include morning, day, evening and weekend shifts as meets the needs of the operation. You will be organized and be able to use critical analysis in this dynamic field. You will be physically able to perform general kitchen duties and have a reliable form of transport.

Job Expectations:

  • Before service begins, prepare any elements needed for service, such as salad dressing, sauces, sandwiches or spreads. Follow the restaurant recipes when preparing these menu items.
  • Set up the line station for service by bringing items from the walk-in refrigerator to the line station, washing salad greens and gathering plates and bowls.
  • During food service, wait for tickets to come in, plate the food the diner has ordered; while, working in conjunction with the other line cooks so that all of a table's food comes out at one time and must be able to handle several orders at a time.
  • Prepare salads, cheese plates and other cold appetizers.
  • Inventory salad station items on a nightly, weekly or monthly basis and report the inventory.
  • Preparing or plate additional dishes, like desserts or hot appetizers.?

The duties and responsibilities described above may provide only a partial description of this position. This is not an exhaustive list of all aspects of the job. Other duties and responsibilities not outlined in this document may be added as necessary or desirable, with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities:

  • Ability to stand on your feet for the duration of the shift and must be able to bend, turn, twist and move readily.
  • Have good fine motor skills, attention to detail and can work well under pressure.
  • Should be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • This is a very busy area and one must be able to work with positive energy. Weekends, evenings and some holidays a must.
  • Possess current Riverside County Food Handlers card or ServSafe certificate.?

Experience Requirements:

  • 2-3 years relevant kitchen experience required.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

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Title: Bar Back
Department: Tasting Room
Reports to: Operations Coordinator
Status: Hourly/Non-Exempt
Positions Available: 2

Job Summary:
The Tasting Room Bar Back is primarily responsible for providing support to the Wine Servers and the operations of the Tasting Room. They also assist with the opening and closing of the Tasting Room facilities, and the stocking and replenishment of wine and wine glasses. As a member of the Tasting Room staff, the Barback is also expected to respect and support his/her co-workers and management, staying positive and flexible especially during busy periods.

General Duties / Tasks:

  • Wipe down bar and seats with dampened cloths or replace dirty tablecloths.
  • Clean up spilled food or drink or broken dishes and remove empty bottles and trash.
  • Perform serving, cleaning, or stocking duties on patio to facilitate customer service.
  • Maintain adequate supplies of items such as clean linens, glassware, or trays.
  • Fill beverage or ice dispensers.
  • Locate items requested by customers.
  • Clean and polish counters, shelves, walls, furniture, or equipment in food service areas or other areas and mop or vacuum floors.
  • Maintain and clean restrooms throughout the day including sweeping/mopping floors, refilling paper towel dispensers and toilet roll holders.
  • Assist servers throughout the day by making sure they have enough clean wine glasses, clearing dirty wine glasses, replenishing ice containers and removing empty wine bottles.
  • Wash and polish wine glasses throughout the day.
  • Pack up wine orders or shipments when required.

The duties and responsibilities described above may provide only a partial description of this position. Other duties and responsibilities not outlined in this document may be added as necessary or desirable, with or without notice

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Title: Tasting Room Server
Department: Tasting Room & Patio
Reports to: Lead Server
Status: Hourly/Non-Exempt
Positions Available: 1

Job Summary:
This position focuses on providing a unique wine experience for winery clientele. The Tasting Room Server must be able to explain how various wines are made, describing vintage and the quality characteristics of the wine. Present wine menus to patrons, answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request. Have excellent customer service and awareness skills to ensure that our customers are enjoying their wine experience, and take action to correct any problems. Additionally the position requires salesmanship, and the ability to sell wine, wine club memberships, and winery promotions. It may also require the server to deal with customers about Pairings and food.

Job Description:

Work Style

Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Self-Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical
Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
Social Orientation — Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges


  • Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their wine or food experience and take action to correct any problems.
  • Collect payments from customers.
  • Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes.
  • Take orders from patrons for wine, merchandise or food.
  • Check patrons' identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Serve wine or food to patrons, and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables as required.
  • Present wine or food menus to patrons and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
  • Clean tables or counters after patrons have finished.
  • Inform customers of owner or winemaker selections.
  • Stock service areas with supplies such as food, tableware, glassware and linens.
  • Explain how various wines are made, describing vintage and the quality characteristics of the wine.
  • Remove dishes and glasses from tables or counters.
  • Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet, tidying up server station, taking out trash, or checking and cleaning bathroom.
  • Bring wine selections to tables with appropriate glasses, and pour the wines for customers.

Detailed Work Activity

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public — Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in winery, and receiving clients or guests.

  • Provide customer service
  • Answer customer or public inquiries
  • Provide the latest information on the wines, techniques, history and be able to respond to visitors questions
  • Serve wine and food items
  • Collect payment
  • Promote the Wine Club program to all customers
  • Educate the public on where to find Lorimar wines at retail, restaurant and outside events

Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

  • Clean rooms or work areas
  • Pour flights and glasses of wine at the bar Set or clear tables in dining and bar areas
  • Stock wine racks as needed
  • Close shop after shift, including POS system

Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

  • Obtain information from individuals

Selling or Influencing Others — Convincing others to buy merchandise/goods or to otherwise change their minds or actions.

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.

Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others — Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.

  • Resolve customer or public complaints

Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.

Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to set up functions, enter data, or process information.

  • use computers to enter, access or retrieve data

Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers and customers.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.

  • Understand government alcoholic beverage service regulations
  • Check ID to ensure minimum age requirement is met
  • Recognize customer intoxication

Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

  • use knowledge of food handling rules
  • keep current knowledge of wine notes and new releases
  • use oral or written communication techniques

Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.

  • balance cash register
  • calculate monetary exchange

Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.

  • Replenish supplies of glassware, tableware or linen 

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