Adult Beverage Team Member (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Dom's Kitchen & Market

  Chicago, Illinois

Dom’s Kitchen & Market redefines the food shopping experience to a neighborhood destination offering fresh, globally inspired foods, curated meals, culinary expertise, and state of the art technology!  Come be the face of Chicagoland’s distinctive food shopping experience! At Dom’s Kitchen & Market, we don’t just love food – we celebrate it!

Dom’s Benefits & Perks

  • Comprehensive Health Plans*
  • Paid & Floating Holidays 
  • Industry-leading team member discount
  • 401(k) with match 
  • PTO* and Sick PTO
  • Opportunities for Growth

The Role  

As an Adult Beverage Team Member your warmth and sociability will welcome all to a gathering place of new tastes. You will become an ultimate host utilizing your hospitality skills and creativity when serving guests. This role will share knowledge of adult beverages with guests.


  • Measured and rewarded by your ability to deliver Talk of the Town Guest Service, encourage optimal Adult Beverage performance, and maintain Adult Beverage operations
  • Responsible for engaging in conversations with guests sharing wine, spirit, beer knowledge, liquor/food pairings and ensure each guest receives an extraordinary Talk of the Town guest experience
  • Drive sales through technical expertise, industry knowledge and innovative merchandising
  • Collaborate with Adult Beverage team to provide world class presentation
  • Successfully train and continuously develop expertise in the Adult Beverage department
  • Assist with work duties across Adult Beverage inclusive of prioritizing guest service, assisting guests with locating products, taking special orders, breaking down deliveries, stocking product, building displays, cleaning, monitoring shelf tags/signs for accuracy
  • Ensures accurate daily In-Stock and In-Code of all products, utilizing routine shelf rotation and temperature checks  
  • Responsible for maintaining the high standards of Food Safety and Sanitation throughout Adult Beverage sales floor, cooler and backroom including regular cleaning and maintenance of equipment, cases and shelves with organization and sanitation of all backrooms and supplies
  • Identify department trends for guest needs and expectations, collaborating  with Adult Beverage Team Lead to deliver value and accelerate growth  

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements and may be amended at any time. 


  • 2+ years’ Adult Beverage experience in retail, hospitality, or restaurant environment
  • Sommelier Certification a plus 
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about wines, beers, spirits and should enjoy conversing with guests to establish and develop relationships
  • Accomplished in offering appropriate food pairings for wine, spirits and craft beers
  • Engaged in continuous education about wine, spirits and craft beers remaining up-to-date on current and emerging  product trends
  • Excellent communication, organizational, cognitive, and planning skills
  • Ability to maintain composure, meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Available to work a flexible schedule during the peak selling periods which may include weekends, evenings and holidays

Physical Demands and Work Environment 

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities regularly: Walking, standing, kneeling, reaching, climbing, balancing, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions (Walking/Standing 90% and sitting 10% of day)
  • Frequent movement within the store to access various departments, areas and/or products
  • Physically able to exert up to 50 pounds of force
  • Occasional exposure to extreme temperatures – walk-in coolers and freezers
  • Exposure to chemicals and cleaning products
  • Operating equipment (baler, compactor, power jack, six wheeler, box cutter, etc.)

Work Authorization 

       •     United States (Required)

Dom’s Kitchen & Market is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law

At Dom’s Kitchen & Market we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles

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