sbe Corporate

Cocktail & Spirit Specialist - Umami Restaurant Group

US-CA-Los Angeles
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Job Requirements
CA Food Handler Card, CA Manager: ServeSafe


From our dazzling location in the heart of Los Angeles, sbe offers both our staff and our guests a hip, cutting-edge experience in the world of hotels as theater.

We have an exciting job opportunity to join our team as the Cocktail & Spirit Specialist, Umami Burger based in our corporate LA office.





A global tribe of individuals, partners and progressives, devoted to creating extraordinary experiences for our community throughout our proprietary brands - we are sbe.

Visionaries at the forefront of hospitality, cuisine, design, residences and entertainment, our lifestyle moments are forged with highly-curated and passionate service. 

We are committed to authenticity, sophistication, mastery and innovation. Our stage is the world. Our time is now.

With this in mind, we foster a family environment built on values that describe our lifestyle, experiences and how we see the world. When you have a tribe such as ours and place it in and around the collection of accommodations, restaurants, nightlife and retail, you create a force that cannot be replicated by anyone else. We are an equal opportunity employer.



Support the planning, development, implementation and management of tests and system-wide beverage programs, promotions, initiatives, special projects and events. The position will work closely with Marketing, Operations, Training, Purchasing, Field Teams, License partners, agency partners and beverage suppliers to promote the beverage experience and develop various beverage projects.


  • Develop and implement customized beverage promotions, processes and products that achieve objectives.
  • Identify and recommend enhancements and changes to current products and programs that could impact sales and profits.
  • Take ownership of assigned projects that include beverages and/or impact the beverage experience.
  • Align and oversee activities with Umami non-alcohol beverage suppliers.
  • Lead special projects from development to implementation.
  • Oversee ongoing communication of beverage related projects and initiatives.
  • Analyze and communicate beverage program results.
  • Develop and implement unique and innovative beverage programs that fit with the brand and achieve objectives such as driving traffic, improving the guest experience, increasing sales revenue and profit margins.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships between Marketing, Training and Operations to further grow the beverage category internally.
  • Assist with day-to-day vendor management and partnership development.
  • Responsible for developing program metrics, analyzing programs and communicating results.
  • Support the implementation and ongoing communication of system-wide beverage plans and promotions to senior management and license partners
  • Identify opportunities in the beverage space that create efficiencies, improve the beverage experience and support overall company objectives.
  • Assist with managing outside beverage agencies.
  • Prioritize and manage workflow to ensure timely execution of assigned programs.
  • Participate in communications planning, information distribution and status reporting.
  • Assist with development and implementation of the global beverage program as needed.
  • Create presentation
  • Must be a true believer in the Company and its product, and share your passion with the guests in a fun and playful way.
  • Must be a genuine and honest human being.
  • Must have an ownership-driven mentality with hands on attitude.
  • Projects and assignments are completed thoroughly, professionally and with care in a timely manner.
  • Adjusts to high pressure situations and is open to change.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development.
  • Expresses ideas and conveys information clearly, effectively and professionally.
  • Works to resolve disagreements; is respectful of peers and co-workers.





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  • 3-4 years of beverage experience in restaurant or service industry.
  • Developed local and regional traffic driving promotions & programs that drive sales
  • Demonstrates written and verbal communication skills, with strong negotiation experience establishing partnership programs.
  • Self-motivated and extremely organized with outstanding project management skills.
  • Solid analytical skills, ability to perform ROI analysis and budget management experience.
  • Capable of managing multiple projects/programs simultaneously. Calm under pressure.
  • Highly creative with strong drive and energy.
  • Brand and Culture advocate.
  • Team player and ability to establish working relationships with all employees, management, partners and vendors.
  • Can create and communicate a vision for the brand.
  • Innovative and strategic thinker. Capable of developing compelling culinary strategies.
  • Strong statistical inclination, able to synthesize data into concise business tactics.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Essential Functions:

  • Regularly remains in a stationary position approximately 50% of the time.
  • Regularly moves about the location approximately 50% of the time.
  • Constantly communicates with team members and guests.
  • Regularly moves and positions objects and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Constantly detects and determines if product is up to all standards.
  • Restaurant marketing experience in multi-unit environment at local/regional level



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