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Highgate Hotels

Highgate is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu, with a growing Caribbean and Latin America footprint. The hospitality forward company provides expert guidance through all stages of the property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate has a proven record of developing its diverse portfolio of bespoke lifestyle hotel brands, legacy brands, and independent hotels and resorts with contemporary programming and digital acumen. The company utilizes industry-leading revenue management tools that efficiently identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive outperformance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, London, Miami, and Seattle. .


Hyatt Regency San Francisco Downtown SOMA is an artful blend of chic design and exemplary service. The hotel is conveniently located in the South of Market district and is within walking distance to premier Union Square shops and designer boutiques, trendy SOMA dining and lounge hot spots, the Powell Street Cable Car Terminal and Market Street Vintage Trolley Car line. Explore the Artisan shops at the Ferry Building and experience local favorite's in Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf. Mission District and North Beach. This modern, ultra-chic hotel has 681 guestrooms.


Responsible for the management of all aspects and functions of the bar outlets, in accordance with hotel standards. Directs, implements and maintains a service and management philosophy which serves as a guide to respective staff.


  • Create and update the wine list in coordination with chefs and the Restaurant General Manager.
  • Assist in the overall bar beverage operations activities to ensure optimal efficiency and performance of the outlets, to include RBS training and coaching. Ensure departments are following all ABC requirements.
  • Recommend food and wine pairings.
  • Advise guests on wines based on their personal tastes and food choices.
  • Inform guests about different varieties of wines and prices.
  • Manage wine cellar and ensure it is fully stocked.
  • Negotiate purchase prices with vendors.
  • Program weekly monthly events such as wine tasting days or "wine of the month" events.
  • Assist the outlet leaders in setting beverage service standards.
  • Set up training modules for in depth bartender trainings for consistent service across the outlets.
  • Create new beverage recipes based on current trends and resort needs.
  • Coordinate beverage purchases with the Restaurant General Manager and Director of Food & Beverage.

Job Requirements


  • Sommelier Certification preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience as a Sommelier, Wine Steward/Stewardess or similar role.
  • Extensive knowledge of different wines and the regions that produce which type.
  • Knowledge of local vineyards and wineries.
  • Thorough knowledge of beverage controls and mixology.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Available to work during open hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Flexibility to travel occasionally to meet with wine producers and visit wine-tasting events.
  • Experience managing in a union environment preferred.

Job Details

Mid level

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  • Bar Manager
  • Sommelier

  • English

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