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Constellation Brands

Lead Runner, Arch & Tower (Full-Time)



Full Time

On Site


Oakville, California, United States

Job Description

We encourage candidates interested in joining our team to apply directly through the job posting. To ensure an efficient application process, we kindly request that interested candidates refrain from calling Robert Mondavi Winery with inquiries. For any questions or clarifications, please email [Register to View] and our recruiting team will be happy to assist you.

Company Summary

ASPIRA, Fine Wine & Craft Spirits, is a collection of the most acclaimed wine and spirit brands within the Constellation Brands portfolio. ASPIRA is driven by talented winemakers, distillers, storytellers, and purveyors who are relentlessly focused on creating exceptional luxury experiences.

The ASPIRA Fine Wines & Craft Spirits portfolio includes Robert Mondavi® Winery, The Prisoner Wine Company, Schrader® Cellars, To Kalon Vineyard® Company, Booker Vineyard, Mount Veeder Winery, Lingua Franca Winery, High West Distillery®, Casa Noble® Tequila, Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery, Copper & Kings Distillery, Austin Cocktails, and others.

These award-winning brands and, the passionate and talented people behind them, create the world’s best wines and spirits at the nexus of art and science, where creativity and dedication meet unparalleled vineyards, grain sources, and state-of-the-art facilities around the world, from Napa Valley to Tuscany, Nashville to Tequila, Mexico. With respect for the icons who started it all, stewardship of the land and the boldness to do things differently, ASPIRA delivers unrivaled brands and experiences.

Position Summary

The Lead Runner serves as primary point of contact for runners regarding questions and direction. Responsible and is the point person for the setup and breakdown of furnishings and equipment for culinary experiences, banquet, catering, and special event functions in compliance with company policies and procedures to ensure efficiency and to exceed guest and meeting planner satisfaction.


  • Lead executer in set up the Event according to function sheet requirements in a timely manner.

  • Transport and set up tables, chairs, and other equipment, drape tables, set glassware and silverware, fold napkins, prepare drinks and place table centerpieces.

  • Set up buffet and food and beverage stations, inspect for cleanliness and functionality prior to opening for guests.

  • Attend pre-function meetings and review all information pertinent to set-up and service of the group.

  • Maintain complete knowledge of service requirements for assigned functions:

    • Floor plans;

    • Groups' names and background;

    • Type of functions and expected attendance/guarantee numbers;

    • Scheduled hours of service;

    • Special requests/arrangements;

    • Audio Visual requirements;

    • Order of service, traffic flow in room;

    • V.I.P.'s.

  • Properly clean and fill table complements (salt and pepper, sugar, breadbaskets, etc.)

  • Refresh meeting rooms as needed.

  • Break down the setup, transport and store tables, chairs, remove soiled linens, centerpieces and banquet equipment after all functions and place equipment back in its proper storage.

  • Return all food to the kitchen. Break down and properly store designated condiments (butters, cream, dressings, etc.).

  • Assist kitchen stewards, when needed.

  • Transport dirty linen to correct area to be cleaned, separate napkins from tablecloths, and restock linen shelves with clean linens.

  • Maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and sanitation throughout the function space, pre-function space, and storage areas to include the floor, carpet, walls, walks, doors, windows, heating/air conditioning units, etc. Bring any deficiencies to the attention of a Lead or Manager.

  • Maintain storage areas in a neat and organized manner stocked with any and all appropriate supplies necessary for meetings, tastings, or food service functions.

  • Adhere to local and government compliance with health and safety regulations to ensure a clean and safe work environment for guests and employees.

  • Maintain knowledge of all safety and emergency procedures and is aware of accident prevention policies. Report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to the supervisor or manager.

  • Remain, at all times, attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to all guests, managers and fellow employees.

  • Ensure that the appropriate level of confidentiality and security for all guest and company information is achieved, aiding in creating a feeling of comfort and confidence for guests.

  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing proper uniform and a name tag when working.

  • Notify Loss Prevention immediately of found items if guest has departed.

  • Assist with inventories as assigned.

  • Assist with special and deep cleaning projects as assigned by a supervisor.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience

  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.

  • Ability to maintain and follow winery’s standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Ability to focus attention and concentrate on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all guest information and pertinent winery information.

  • Ability to ensure security of storage room access and company property.

  • Ability to work under pressure and on tight deadlines and to multi-task effectively

  • Ability to perform job functions with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to exert physical effort in assisting with amenities or transporting items.

  • Ability to work cohesively with other departments and co-workers as part of a team.

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including days, evening, weekends, and holidays.

  • Must be 21 years or older

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous training in the hospitality industry,

  • Previous experience in a banquet setup position – strongly desired

  • Food handling certificate.

  • Understanding of floor plan descriptions.

  • Knowledge of various food service styles.

  • Creative ability to decorate food tables/displays.

  • Fluent in a secondary language.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to sit or stand for long periods of time.

  • Able to regularly grasp, lift and/or carry, push, pull, or otherwise, move objects up to 50 pounds.

  • Frequent walking, including going up and down stairs and bending are required.

Work Environment:

  • Working conditions at an event may require the employee to be outside for extended periods of time and/or occasionally in a kitchen with slippery floors.

  • Irregular shifts, nights, weekends, and long hours may be required, particularly when working an event.

  • Exposure to outdoor environment factors (e.g. heat, rain, wind, sun).

The pay rate for this role is $20.00/hr. This role is eligible to receive tips. We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and any other benefits to eligible employees. Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

ASPIRA, Fine Wines & Craft Spirits is a division of Constellation Brands. Constellation Brands is a producer, creator and marketer of beer, wine & spirits brands that people love. Constellation Brands is the fastest-growing large CPG company in the U.S at retail with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand, and Italy.


Oakville, California

Additional Locations

Job Type

Full time

Job Area

Hospitality & Retail

Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).