Deputy Head Sommelier

Recruiter
Hakkasan Mayfair
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
09 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Founded in 2001, Hakkasan is one of the world’s most recognized restaurants known for its modern approach to traditional Cantonese cuisine. Since the original London offerings at Hanway Place and Mayfair, Hakkasan has expanded internationally across North America, Europe, United Arab Emirates and Asia. Hakkasan offers a distinctive dining experience where modern Cantonese cuisine, world-class mixology and dramatic design converge. Executive Head Chef Tong Chee Hwee has led the Hakkasan kitchen since its inception, and his dedication to the art of Chinese cuisine has achieved numerous awards including multiple Michelin stars at Hakkasan locations across the world. Leading Hakkasan’s international culinary expansion is Chef Ho Chee Boon, a Michelin-starred chef with over 24 years of experience. For additional information, please visit www.hakkasangroup.com.In search for an experienced, passionate and talented Deputy Head Sommelier to join our dedicated Wine Team! The ideal Deputy Head Sommelier has:* Previous experience in a similar role and within a fast paced luxury environment;* A charismatic personality, able to ensure that guests are given an exciting and memorable experience;* Leadership and delegation skills including the ability to train and mentor the Sommelier team;* A tenacious passion to succeed and develop: WSET L3 or advanced CMS preferred;* Ideally experience with ordering and stock rotation;* Exceptional service standards with attention to detail;* Good command of English with the ability to communicate confidently;* Ability to work under pressure and willingness to work as part of a team;* Availability to work full-time and be flexible.* Proof of eligibility to work in the United Kingdom;