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Sunday, April 30, 2017
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Server Full-Time

Sun Singer Wine & Spirits, Ltd. is looking for an experienced server. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone serious about customer service within an enjoyable industry!

Servers are responsible for attending to guests’ wishes and establishing proper atmosphere & efficiency in the restaurant wine bar area, maintaining a high level of knowledge with respect to the food and drinks we serve. They announce daily specials and featured promotions; help increase sales by recommending additional items to customers; inform customers about our retail products and services.

Here at Sun Singer we work as a team therefore the cafe staff is expected to assist with hosting and retail cashier duties if needed.

Job Duties:

  • Performs any necessary pre-shift side work. 
  • Responsible for covering the following areas: bar, cafe and patio dining 
  • Bar skills required and knowledge with wines and cocktails 
  • Great customer service skills 
  • Anticipates guests' needs, delivering food and cocktail orders promptly 
  • Reviews the menu and becomes thoroughly familiar with all items and means of preparation being offered that day, including the ingredients, preparation, sauces, and garnishes as well as the wine list, what wines compliment which food items, and why. 
  • Anticipates guests' needs. 
  • Practices "clean as you go" techniques of service and keeping the station clean, neat, and supplied at all times. 
  • Closes all guest checks in a timely manner, ensuring all checks are properly signed and printed. 
  • Completes assigned side work and resets section for the next service.


Job Requirements:
This position requires a current "Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education and Training" BASSET certification, IL Food Handlers Certificate, minimum formal education of a high school diploma and a minimum of one year job-related experience. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to lift and carry 35-50lbs on a regular basis. Must be able to stand and walk around the store for 7-8 hours each day. Weekend availability is a must as well as certain holidays as requested. Must be a self-starter, as well as a strong team player. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Demonstrated ability to interact well with customers, and maintain strong customer relationships. Good service skills, wine, beer and cheese knowledge along with bartending experience preferred. 

Salary Information: Competitive

Team Member Benefits:
We offer our team members competitive benefits, which include:

  • Flexible Schedules
  • Bi-Weekly Pay
  • Dining Discounts 
  • Retail Discounts


Thank you for your interest in joining our team. Advantage will be given to people with a background in wine and with previous bartending experience. Position is 30+ hours per week.

Do not call or fax resume. You may e-mail us your resume at workwithus [at] sunsingerwines.com Must provide references.
or
Apply in person between 2:00 and 4:00pm Tuesday thru Saturday. Ask for Rick.

Sun Singer Wine & Spirits
1115 W Windsor Road
Champaign, IL 61821

Sun Singer Wine & Gifts, Ltd., is an equal opportunity employer. Neither the information contained on this web page nor the application you might submit as a result of information displayed on this page, guarantees (1) an interview for employment, (2) employment, (3) employment at a particular location, or (4) a right to employment benefits.