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COO for Multi Brand- Southern California DTC Hospitality Co. with Working Wineries, Lodging, & Food and Beverage

Temecula, CA 92591

Posted: 09/01/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1588047 Salary: 180000k/year - 220000k/year State/Province: CA

Job Description

Job Title: Chief Operating Officer (COO) – Vineyard Winery with Hotel & Restaurants

Location: Temecula, CA

Salary: $180,000 + annually, plus full benefits package

Relocation: The company is willing to provide relocation assistance for the right candidate.

Company Overview:

We are a premier vineyard winery nestled in the heart of Temecula, complete with an on-site hotel and gourmet restaurants. We pride ourselves on producing world-class wines, delivering exceptional hospitality, and creating unforgettable experiences for all our guests. We are searching for a dynamic and experienced COO to lead our operations and help drive our vision forward.


Strategic Leadership:

Collaborate with executive team and owenership to set operational strategies and ensure alignment with the company's overall goals.

Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance of the entire property, including the vinyard, winery, hotel, and restaurants.

Vinyard & Winery Operations:

Oversee all aspects of vineyard management, wine production, and bottling to ensure the highest quality standards.

Work closely with the winemaking team to optimize production processes and ensure inventory management.

Hotel & Restaurant Management:

Oversee the daily operations of the hotel and restaurants, ensuring optimal guest experiences, room occupancy, and restaurant reservations.

Ensure that all facilities are maintained to the highest standards and all necessary licenses are up to date.

Financial Oversight:

Oversee the financial performance of the business, optimizing profitability while ensuring the highest quality of products and services.

Prepare and present financial reports, budgets, and forecasts to the executive team and board members.

Human Resources & Legal Compliance:

Ensure compliance with California labor laws and foster a positive work environment.

Manage and mentor the operations team, encouraging professional growth and promoting a culture of excellence.

Coordinate with the HR department on staff recruitment, training, and retention.

Stakeholder Engagement:

Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including local community members, business partners, and regulatory bodies.

Represent the company at industry events, tastings, and other public functions.

Continuous Improvement:

Monitor market trends and industry best practices to position the company at the forefront of the wine and hospitality sectors.

Drive innovation in operations and guest experiences.


Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Hospitality, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus.

A minimum of 10 years of senior management experience, preferably in the vineyard, winery, and hospitality sectors.

Deep understanding of California labor laws.

Strong financial acumen, with proven experience in budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis.

Excellent leadership and team management skills.

Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and handle multiple priorities.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes, cover letters, and any relevant certifications. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lucas Andrews

Lucas Andrews has over 15 years of experience in restaurant operations and another 5 of that being in recruiting and onboarding and leadership experience. During high school, Lucas began his career as a busser and moved up the ranks and was a part of the managing team within three years while going to college. Lucas had held many different management positions before transitioning into recruitment.

He grew up in a suburb of Roseville in Northern California, then moved to Southern California to pursue his successful restaurant management career. Lucas’s’ ability to see talent and passion for others makes him an exceptional recruiter.

Lucas is a devoted family man and spends most of his free time with his wife Ashley, and his two sons – Callum and Liam, and daughter Presley. He enjoys football, boating, basketball, hiking and fantasy sports!

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