Wine Director

Elephante Santa Monica, CA
  • $70K - $80K Annual Salary
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance
  • Employer Very Likely to Respond

The Wine Director will possess an interest and aptitude in teaching staff, streamlining inventory, working service and contributing to  all aspects of a management team. The ideal candidate will have experience leading a wine program, while also having a strong sense of big picture responsibility related to the success of Elephante.


  • Cellar management, ordering and receiving.
  • Develop and direct a wine program that adds quality, value and enhances the guest experience
  • You have to be a restaurant person AND a wine person. This is a job best suited to a restaurant management personality with a strong background and interest in wine.
  • The wine list is created, managed and served by the wine director.
  • Inventory will be conducted monthly with strict, yet achievable, cost targets in mind.
  • List edits and reprints as well as inventory sheet maintenance and printing are handled by the Wine Director. 


  • 4+ years Management experience in a fast-paced service setting. 
  • 2+ years in a wine-related leadership role.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Google Drive and Microsoft Office are essential.
  • The work week is approximately 50 hours. Some opening shifts and some closing shifts are required.

Applicants with no cover letter will not be considered.

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