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Named as one of the 11 Best Wineries in the World by Men’s Journal, Top 10 Winery Restaurants in the Nation by USA TODAY (2 time recipient) and three time Central Coast Winery of the Year recipient, CASS Winery, is a boutique and premium producer located on the east side of Paso Robles. Our tasting room and cafe are open daily from 11:00am – 5:00pm and features our award-winning, 100% estate wines and farm-to-table fresh fare.

In addition to our café, we also house a full-service event and catering department and host a plethora of onsite and offsite occasions including Winery Events, Luncheons, Private Events and Weddings.

Our winery is family owned and operated and growing quickly


Positions Available:

HARVEST INTERN

Cass Vineyard & Winery is a three-time Central Coast Winery of the Year recipient. Name one of the 11 best wineries in the US by Men’s Journal. It is located on the east side of Paso Robles (Paso Robles is located about halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles; it’s approximately 3.5 hours to either city) about 15 minutes from the town center. Our vineyard is certified sustainable, and we have 145 acres under vine. We will only produce approximately 250 tons of grapes. Although considered a Rhone house we also produce Bordeaux varieties.

We are searching for a qualified individual to join our harvest team for 2022. You would work as part of a small crew that participates in all aspects of harvest operations as listed below and would need to be self-sufficient and motivated.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The position itself is very versatile and cellar duties include but are not limited to: cap management (pump-overs, punch-downs, delestage), crush pad duties (sorting, cleaning etc.), inoculations, additions, brix and temp reading, drains, racks, digs, barrel work), cleaning/sanitizing, vineyard sampling, of course lots of cleaning, plus inclusion in tastings and the exposure to a wide array of job duties within the winery.

DAYS/HOURS
During active harvest expect to work six days a week; we always make sure you get one day off, and we usually do not crush on the weekends so those are usually lighter days. During the week we try to keep the days to 12-hour days (normal overtime rules apply; 1.5 times pay after 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week.

START DATE
The position would run late August/early September through middle of November (before Thanksgiving).

WANT TO JOIN THE CASS TEAM?
To apply submit cover letter, resume, and say what your favorite beer is to: Head drinker at Sterling@casswines.com
This is a full-time position with a commitment to work the schedule as stated above.

Cass is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories. We abide by strict COVID-19 guidelines and protocols. Proof of COVID vaccination required upon time of hire.

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Front Desk Concierge 

We are seeking a professional and customer-focused B&B Front Desk and Concierge to assist with B&B operations.

In this position, you will assist with the day-to-day operations and activities at our boutique bed and breakfast. You are an expert in providing all guests with outstanding and consistent customer service.

Basic Requirements:
- Outstanding interpersonal communication and customer service skills
- Great attention to detail
- Strong understanding of hotel management best practices and data entry software, inclusive of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
- Must be able to efficiently utilize our reservation platform Resnexus (training available)
- Valid Driver’s License
- California Food Handler’s Card

Duties
- In this role you are responsible for the overall guest service of the B&B by maintaining an organized and efficient Front Desk operation, as follows:
- Coordinates Front Desk work with other departments: Housekeeping, Events and Tasting Room.
- Follow safety rules and procedures and takes corrective action where required to improve safety of work area.
- Maintains proper B&B supplies inventory, conducts inventories as assigned and recommends purchase of products.
- Monitor housekeeping performance and communicate with Inn Manager.
Collect payments.
- Welcome and register guests once they arrive.
- Pour wine for and speak knowledgably about wine with our guests.
- Communicate issues regarding hotel services, amenities, and policies.
- Regular personal inspection of guest rooms, public areas, laundry room, lobby.
- Exhibit a professional demeanor towards guests and potential guests.
- Convert guests into wine club members.
- Handle complaints and make sure they are dealt with in a timely and professional manner.
- Work with the executive chef, events team, and food service staff to ensure guest satisfaction.

Experience/Education
- Minimum of 1-year experience in the hospitality industry PREFERRED.
- Must be highly motivated, self-directed, with strong initiative and desire for achievement.
- Exceptional customer service skills required.
- Must possess strong computer skills.
- Excellent communication and presentations skills required.
- Must be flexible and willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

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EVENTS AND CATERING SERVER

Looking for individuals who have high energy paired with great customer service to work part time in our Events and Catering Department.

Job includes setup/breakdown, serving, and bartending for weddings & private events. This is a good position for someone looking for extra work and wants to get involved in the wine and hospitality industry. There is room for growth for the right person.

We are a boutique winery and vineyard located on the east side of Paso Robles. Our tasting room also includes a cafe which offers a full menu of food and wine pairings daily 11am-5pm. We also have an Event and Catering Department which caters to a variety of occasions. Our winery is family owned and operated and growing fast. We’re looking for individuals with a strong background in service and hospitality with focus on exceeding customer expectations.

Job Requirements:
• This position is part-time (3-5 days a month)
• Must be available Saturdays (If not, do not apply.)
• 21+ Years of age
• Current Food Handler Card
• Excellent wine knowledge
• Full service catering experience
• Beer knowledge
• Comfortable opening wine and beer
• Can work quickly with an OUTGOING and positive attitude
• Strong team-oriented mindset
• Quick learner
• Professional
• Excellent communication skills
• Able to maintain a positive attitude and friendly demeanor
• Ability to lift 50lbs
• Able to stand, walk for extended periods of time

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