Sommelier Resume

Added on August 18, 2011 in Retail and Customer Service Resumes, S by admin

Jacqueline Chavez
55 Peter Coutts Ci, Palo Alto CA 94305
Phone: 201-777-7777 Email:
Sommelier Extraordinaire
Los Altos Golf & Country Club, Los Altos, CA
Master Sommelier September 2006— Present
 Expertise in all aspects of wine, including regions of the world and their products, grape varietals, fortified wines, methods of distillation, international wine law, cigar production, and proper storage and handling
 Manage wine inventory averaging over 15,000 bottles, worth $2,750,000
 Supervise and personally train staff of 27 sommeliers and wine stewards in pairing wines with cuisine,presentation of wine, brandies, liqueurs and cigars, and selection, preparation, and placement of glassware
 Coordinate all wine-tasting events, and varietal seminars
 Handle all client inquiries and complaints
Forbes Mill Steak House, Los Gatos, CA
Sommelier, May 2004 -January 2006
Lead Wine Steward, December 2002- May 2004
 Supervise and train staff of wine stewards in all aspects of wine presentation, pairing with cuisine, and glassware selection and placement
 Choose appropriate cuisine and wine pairings, assist clients in selection of wines, brandies, liqueurs, cigars, properly present and decant wines, and select and place stemware
Education, Certifications and Professional Development
 >- University of California, San Francisco, CA
B.A. Food History, May 2002
 >- Court of Master Sommeliers, San Francisco, CA
Master Sommelier, 2006
 International Sommelier Guild, San Francisco, CA
*Sommelier Diploma Program, 2004
*Wine Fundamentals Certificate. Level II, 2004
*Wine Fundamentals Certificate Level I, 2002
 Guild of Sommelier of America, San Francisco, CA
Varietal Courses
* Cabernet Sauvignon, 2004
*Sauvignon Blanc, 2004
*Chardonnay, 2004
*Merlot, 2004
*Sangiovese, 2004
* Syrah, 2002
*Pinot Noir, 2002
*Riesling, 2002
Professional Memberships
 Association de laSommelier Internationale (ASI)
Member, 2006– Present
 Guild of Sommelier of America
Member, 2004 – Present

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