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Sommelier / Beverage Manager

Horseshoe Bay Resort

200 Hi Circle North

Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

400 Room Resort
Managed By Crescent Hotels & Resorts

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Sommelier / Beverage Manager

Horseshoe Bay Resort
Horseshoe Bay, TX

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  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid vacation, paid Holidays
  • 401k plan with employer match
  • Long and short-term Disability
  • Major Illness Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Limited access to some resort amenities (Golf, etc)
  • Retail and dining discounts
  • Discounts at all Crescent Hotels & Resorts properties

The lake life is calling. Where genuine Texas Hospitality meets luxury, Horseshoe Bay Resort is nestled on the shores of beautiful Lake LBJ in the Central Texas Hill Country. We’re on 17,000 acres with close proximity to Austin, multiple lakes, State Parks, and some of the best golf in the United States; it’s an outdoor lover’s dream. When you work in paradise, is it still called work?

No matter your career destination, we can help you get there!

With our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, everyone can create their own success story at Horseshoe Bay Resort. Great benefits packages, subsidized housing, competitive pay, and scheduled reviews and raises, growth opportunity through our Manager in Training Program (MIT), and fun associate outings and events throughout the year are just a few of the MANY reasons to join our team. What are you waiting for?

Job Benefits

  • Associate housing and shuttle service
  • Weekly meal subsidies
  • Golf and Amenity Privileges*
  • Associate discounts
    • Retail and Dining at Horseshoe Bay Resort
    • Discounts at over 100 Crescent Hotels & Resorts properties throughout the country.

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Associate Relief Fund

*Privileges based on occupancy and business levels

Definition: The Sommelier’s responsibilities include recommending wine varieties to members/guests, supervising wine serving and collaborating with wine makers to renew the resort’s selections and achieve better prices. The Sommelier’s goal is to delight members and guests by helping them choose the best wine to complement their fare. The Beverage Manager aspect of the position is responsible for ensuring all local and state requirements are met and that compliance with established policies and procedures is assured.

General Duties:

  • Create and update the wine list in coordination with chefs and the Director of F&B.
  • Assist in the overall Resort beverage operations activities to ensure optimal efficiency and performance of the Food and Beverage Department, to include TABC training and coaching. Ensure departments are following all TABC requirements.
  • Recommend food and wine pairings.
  • Advise members/guests on wines based on their personal tastes and food choices.
  • Inform members/guests about different varieties of wines and prices.
  • Manage wine cellar and ensure it is fully stocked.
  • Negotiate purchase prices with vendors.
  • Program weekly monthly events such as wine tasting days or “wine of the month” events.
  • Assist the outlet leaders in setting beverage service standards.
  • Set up training modules for in depth bartender trainings for consistent service across the resort outlets.
  • Create new beverage recipes based on current trends and resort needs.
  • Coordinate beverage purchases with the F&B purchasing manager.

Employment standards:

  • Sommelier Certification required Level 2 or Greater
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience as a Sommelier, Wine Steward/Stewardess 3 Years Minimum
  • Extensive knowledge of different wines and the regions that produce which type.
  • Knowledge of local vineyards and wineries.
  • Thorough knowledge of beverage controls and mixology.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Available to work during opening hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Flexibility to travel occasionally to meet with wine producers and visit wine-tasting events.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Moderate lifting and carrying, 15—45 pounds.
  • Must be able to bend stoop, reach and stretch repetitively.
  • Must have normal vision with corrective lenses.
  • Must have neat and pleasant overall appearance.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with general public.
  • Must be able to comprehend reading materials.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
  • Must be able to inspect, catalogue and calculate.
  • Must be able to interact with coworkers.
  • Must be able to access, input and retrieve information from the computer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Horseshoe Bay Resort

400 Room Resort

Texas Hill Country Careers

Horseshoe Bay Resort is currently hiring in various departments across the resort including Agriculture, Golf, Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, Marketing & Sales and more. Begin your career at our exceptional, AAA-four diamond golf resort on the shores of Lake LBJ with diverse amenities and luxurious accommodations located in the highly desirable Texas Hill Country.

Explore exciting career opportunities with opportunity for upward mobility, generous benefits packages and employee housing opportunities.