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Constellation Brands

Lead Host, 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 Host serves as primary point of contact for Hosts regarding questions and direction. This role partners with the Host to be the first and primary point of contact for guests. This role will partner with management and downline staff regarding guest specifications and requirements so to provide an unparalleled Arch & Tower experience through proper delegation and communication. The Lead Host is attentive to the overall first impression that a guest receives, greeting all guests with warmth and hospitality. Communicates guest specifications and requirements to Leadership to provide an unparalleled experience. Ensures the cleanliness and organization of the assigned guest service areas, such as but not limited to the salon/foyer/retail wrap/Jewel Box/retail displays.


  • The Lead Host supports the hospitality team in delivering an exceptional guest experience and world-class customer service to guests at the Robert Mondavi’s Arch & Tower location.

  • Serves as primary point of contact for Hosts regarding questions and direction.

  • Serves as primary point of contact for onsite guest support, including check-in.

  • The Lead Host actively works to ensure guest satisfaction, models exemplary customer service, control costs and manages resources.

  • Understand and perform to the expectations of the SOP manuals.

  • Welcome all guests and ensure they are given responsive, professional, and gracious service at all times.

  • Seat guests based on guest preferences and under the direction of Leadership. Work to balance out the guest flow and maximize covers.

  • Accommodate special seating requests whenever possible. Understand how to accommodate guests with disabilities to ensure they have a pleasurable experience.

  • Uses Property Operating system (currently TOCK) for appropriately facilitating reservations and guest placement.

  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment. Keep all service stations/areas clean and organized at all times.

  • Communicate pertinent information to Leadership in a prompt fashion to respond to any guest needs and provide the highest possible level of service.

  • Participate in Pre-Shift meetings, asking questions of menu items or wine choices for clarification and understanding.

  • Ensure equipment is kept clean an in excellent working condition through personal inspection and by following the company’s preventative maintenance programs.

  • Be able to properly manage time and resources and work efficiently with minimal supervision.

  • Attend all required staff meetings, bringing forward suggestions for improvement.

  • In collaboration with the Chef and Leadership, compose, print, and distribute daily menus with utmost accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Ach & Tower as directed by the Supervisor.

  • Drive onsite visitation to reach department goals and support company’s overall financial objectives

  • Develop team structure for continued growth and future success. Support team in creating and obtaining individual objectives

  • Drive a culture of training and development through weekly direct report meetings and monthly team meetings

  • Develop relationships with key event sales partners such as local destination management companies and hotel partners

  • Build on existing processes and procedures created for all reservation types to ensure streamlined reservation platform management.

  • Support cross-functional Hospitality leadership team:

  • Participate in weekly hospitality leadership team meetings

  • Report on people, place, reservations, and achievements

  • Communicate pertinent information from meeting with reservations team

  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a genuine desire to help customers in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner

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

  • Excellent communication skills required, both verbally and in writing, to provide clear responses to clients and directions to internal hospitality management team and employees.

  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office and reservation management platforms

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of experience in a high-volume, luxury retail, restaurant, or hospitality environment

  • 2 years reservation management software experience preferably Tock, Tripleseat and other event management software

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

The employee frequently is required to sit or stand for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or 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.

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.

The pay rate for this role is $28.00. This role is eligible to receive tips. We offer a 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.


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).