Wine Sales Associate

Eataly Chicago 43 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL
60611, United States
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Company Description

Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace! Eataly is not a chain; each Eataly is different, with its own character and own theme – but all with the same aim… for our guests to:

  • EAT authentic Italian food at our restaurants, cafés and to-go counters
  • SHOP a selection of high-quality Italian, local and homemade products
  • LEARN through our classes and our team’s product knowledge

Job Description

The Wine Store Sales Associate assists guests with all steps of their shopping experience including: guiding them to products, securing products out of reach, loading heavy items and making suggestions. Reports to the Beverage Managers.

  • Provides prompt, efficient and friendly guest service
  • Educates guests about Italian Wines, beer and beverages sold at Eataly
  • Receives and stocks wine and wine store merchandise, may review invoices
  • Rotates, faces and replenishes merchandise
  • Executes La Scuola Sip & Savor wine classes under the direction of the Beverage Director
  • Sets up for each class including rolling silverware, setting places and gathering materials
  • Checks in guests and introduces classes
  • Opens wine and pours for guests
  • Describes flavor profile, pairing detail and winery information
  • Breaks down after each class
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Wine sale experience
  • Italian wine knowledge preferred

Job Requirements

  • Ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally; exert up to 20 pounds of force frequently; exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for periods up to 4 hours 
  • Flexible availability, including weekends, preferred

“Please be prepared to provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination upon hire.”

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with match or RRSP
  • Bonus program
  • Free family meal daily
  • Discounts at Eataly
  • Classes on products and Italian cuisine
  • Referral bonus program
  • and more!

Eataly is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic made unlawful to consider by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Eataly also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Eataly’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding consideration of unemployment status, salary history, credit/bankruptcy history and criminal background/conviction history in making hiring decisions.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

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