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Personable Sommelier possessing 7 years of hospitality, management, wine, events, and food service experience.
12/2017 Bachelor of Business Administration: Food Business Management The Culinary Institute of America - Hyde Park, NY
Concentration in Advanced Wines, Beverage, and Hospitality Studied under Master Sommelier Robert Bath
04/2016 Associate of Occupational Studies: Culinary Arts The Culinary Institute of America - Hyde Park, NY
09/2019 to Current Sommelier
Watergate Hotel – Washington, DC
Managed event contracts, including estimates, event profiles and post-event summaries.
Built beverage menu for fine dining, casual outdoor, and rooftop bar/lounge Negotiated contracts and deals with beverage suppliers to decrease beverage costs by 8-15%
Trained service staff on wines, spirits and cocktails to maximize revenue and maintain stellar reputation for service.
Represented establishment professionally with all guests and earned consistent repeat and referral business.
Increased monthly wine sales by 11% from previous year 01/2019 to 08/2019 Beverage Manager
Osteria La Civetta – Falmouth, MA
Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflow to meet any daily goals Purchased beverage stock and handled all inventory needs Designed beverage menus
Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.
01/2018 to 12/2018 Sommelier
The Ocean House – Westerly, RI
Maintained Forbes 5 Star Dining and Hotel Standards Managed wine & bar service for 5 dining outlets and special events Memorized restaurant wine stock and appropriate entree pairings, driving daily wine sales averaging $5,000-8,000
Implemented new service policies, reducing BTG over-pouring Held daily wine classes for resort guests; ran special wine and event dinners Trained service staff on wines, spirits and cocktails to maximize revenue and maintain stellar reputation for service.
Certified Sommelier, Court of Master Sommeliers
Cicerone Certified Beer Server