Junior Sommelier

Job Description

The Jr Sommelier’s specific scope of responsibility will mainly fall into the following areas, but at all times standard procurement and approval processes at a property level must be followed.

  • Creation and update of the wine list and wine by the glass offerings, and overall control and maintenance of the wine cellar
  • In cooperation with culinary operations and recreation, plan & execute wine of month, promotions, wine dinners, and guest wine tasting.
  • Maintaining/stocking all related wine equipment
  • Ongoing colleague training and development on wine knowledge, including daily departmental training
  • Pioneer wine up-selling initiatives
  • Controlling open wines to avoid spoilage
  • Joining wine events/tasting outside the resort and become a recognised expert in the community.
  • Build a network of other talented F&B professionals in other properties who might be recruited in future.
  • Able to lead wine tasting with guests
  • Conduct monthly wine inventory with cost controller
  • Oversee the wine offers in room (mini-bar)

Qualifications

  • College diploma in Hotel/Bar Management or related field
  • Previous experience as a Jr Wine Sommelier/Guru
  • Previous experience in managing a team of bartenders.
  • Passion for teamwork
  • Extensive knowledge of wines and other beverages
  • Excellent guest service skills
  • WSET Certification