Job Description


Sodexo Live! is currently hiring for Beverage Lead at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens!

Sodexo Live! Information:

At Sodexo Live!, we take pride in crafting exceptional events at the most prestigious venues on the planet and creating lasting memories for fans, visitors, guests and team members. Working with Sodexo Live! is more than a job; it's a chance to be part of something greater. Here, you'll build a career where 'everyday' is anything but normal.

Phipps Conservatory Botanical Gardens Information:

A green oasis in the middle of Pittsburgh's vibrant Oakland neighborhood, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has provided a world-class garden experience to its visitors since 1893. Explore the beauty and wonders of nature at Phipps, encompassing 15 acres including a 14-room glasshouse and 23 distinct gardens. Experience industry-leading sustainable architecture and green practices, stunning seasonal flower shows, exclusive commissioned exhibits, renowned orchid and bonsai collections and more.

Job Description: This role involves overseeing the beverage service operations, managing staff, maintaining inventory, and ensuring guest satisfaction.


  • Develop and implement beverage programs, including menus, specials, promotions, and signature cocktails.
  • Supervise and train beverage service staff, including bartenders, servers, and barbacks, ensuring adherence to service standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Schedule staff, assign duties, and provide ongoing coaching and feedback to optimize performance.
  • Interact with guests to ensure a positive dining experience, addressing inquiries, resolving issues, and soliciting feedback to continuously improve service quality.
  • Monitor beverage inventory levels, conduct regular stock counts, and place orders to replenish supplies as needed.
  • Ensure the quality and consistency of beverages served, including cocktails, wines, beers, and non-alcoholic drinks, by overseeing preparation methods, ingredient sourcing, and presentation standards.


  • Previous experience in a similar role in the food and beverage industry, with demonstrated leadership and management skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of beverages, including cocktails, wines, beers, spirits, and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as familiarity with industry trends, brands, and product offerings.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with guests, staff, and vendors.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities, with the capacity to prioritize tasks, delegate responsibilities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in using point-of-sale (POS) systems, inventory management software, and other technology tools used in beverage service operations.
  • Certification in responsible alcohol service (e.g., TIPS, ServSafe Alcohol)

Thank you for expressing interest in employment with Sodexo Live!. While only those candidates considered for this position will be contacted, your resume will remain on file for 90 days.

Sodexo Live! is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

Application Instructions

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