Senior Sommelier Luxury Hotel

Hope Adams Recruiting
£15,000 - £19,999
14 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a Senior Sommelier to join our clients established FOH team within this luxury 5* property in Berkshire.

As the Sommelier you will be a key member of the front of house team. You will have a good global knowledge of wines, spirits & cocktails and keen eye for detail & have passion in your role.

The Senior Sommelier will be the guardian of the wine collection, will develop the wine list. This will be developed through managing supplier relationships. Additionally you will be accountable for leading staff training and take shared responsibility for the delivery of the wine experience at the hotel.

Ideal candidates will come with the following:

·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;

To the successful candidate, we offer competitive salary and attractive benefits packages, including, outstanding career orientated training & development, excellent food & beverage discounts, pension scheme, life assurance cover and above all, an exciting and motivating working environment!