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Willamette Valley Vineyards

Tasting Room Assistant (Busser/Food Runner/Bar-back)

Folsom - Willamette Wineworks

Willamette Valley Vineyards

Founded in 1983 by Oregon native Jim Bernau with the dream of creating world-class Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley Vineyards has grown from a bold idea into one of the region's leading wineries, earning the title “One of America's Great Pinot Noir Producers” from Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

Position overview

Love working with people? Passionate about wine? Willamette Wineworks is looking for a Tasting Room Assistant to join our team! This position is a regular part-time position with a schedule averaging 16-24 hours per week.

Position Overview:
Tasting Room Assistants are responsible for plating in-house food, delivering food and water to guests, and bussing tables - all in a hospitable, professional, and knowledgeable manner.

Primary Job Responsibilities/Essential Functions

●Delivering food to guests quickly and efficiently.
●Communicates clearly with the catering staff and front of house staff.
●Maintains ultimate cleanliness of the food prep areas, dining room, patio, bar, lounge, and service stations during the entire shift.
●Prepares in-house food items (such as cheese plates) as needed in a timely manner
●Cleans, sanitizes, and polishes glassware and dishes as needed
●Fills, Serves and replenishes chilled water to guests throughout service
●Assists Tasting Room Associates with guest service tasks
●Prepares off-premise or wine club pick up orders for guests in a timely manner
●Maintains supply of silverware and napkin roll-ups in back of house
●Re-sets tables for service
●Supports Company’s effort to create a more sustainable, cross-cultural and “green” environment.


•A valid/current Food Handler’s Card (or be willing to obtain one prior to start date).
•Excellent communication skills.
•Highly developed organizational and time management skills.
•Lift 40lbs and navigate stairs
•Work in a kitchen environment being exposed to heat, wet, cold, and humid conditions.
•Ability to work well under pressure, be professional, efficient, detail-oriented, and courteous.
•Stand for long periods of time and work in a fast-paced environment.