Wine Director / Dining Room Manager

Wayfare Tavern - San Francisco, CA2.8


Wayfare Tavern is a classic San Francisco Tavern featuring authentic American dishes inspired by local cuisine at the turn of the 20th century. All floors of the restaurant have been designed keeping historical accuracy in mind. Anything goes from black-tie to blue jeans, and we are committed to delivering an unparalleled dining experience. The workplace is a challenging yet fun and congenial environment where bright and motivated people thrive!

We are looking for a qualified, results-driven, and dedicated person to join our management team as a Dining Room Manager & Wine and Beverage Director. Our ideal candidate will lead or Wine and Beverage program as well as develop and maintain strong business and guest relations. This individual has the passion and drive and truly wants to excel in the industry. S/he has experience in top rated restaurants, a strong understanding in restaurant planning, daily operations, a motivation and interest in wine and food, excellent client relations, comfort leading shift service, and more. We prefer a classically trained service background and, in exchange, we offer long-term growth opportunities within our cutting-edge environment.

The position requires involvement in all facets of restaurant operations, including: management of operations, relationships and new business, profit generation, service training and development, and software proficiency in Open Table, Restaurant POS, Microsoft Word and Excel.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage our Beverage program, including but not limited to all aspects of inventory management, respectable vendor relationships and staff education.
  • Maintenance and implementation of staff and process guides
  • Excellent customer service, leadership, communication, and presentation skills
  • Desire to work the floor during business hours - night and weekend availability is a must
  • Passion to oversee and support all aspects of service and care from entry to exit

We offer a highly competitive salary compensation along with medical and dental coverage and a bonus sharing program. We also offer long-term growth opportunities within a cutting edge environment.

Job Type: Full-time