Head Sommelier - Premium Dining

Job Title: Head Sommelier - Premium Dining
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Attractive salary & excellent tips!
Reference: 811258
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Job Published: January 14, 2019 19:15

Job Description

Located in Sydney's CBD, our client is an award-winning restaurant offering the best standard of modern Australian food. If you currently have a strong working knowledge of wine in a premium dining setting plus proven people management skills, this could be the role for you.
The role:
  • Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of managing, ordering, storing and serving wine
  • Develop detailed product knowledge in order to guide your guests and fellow sommeliers through a comprehensive and commercially smart wine list of over 300 wines from Australia and overseas
  • With a passion for first-rate customer service, you will maintain wine service for a wide range of clientele during all service periods
  • As well as assisting guests with food and wine pairings, provide selection advice for premium spirits & liqueurs, utilising honest upselling techniques where appropriate
  • As a team player, you will assist with general restaurant duties and food service tasks as required
Candidate profile:
  • You have previous management / supervisory experience in a premium restaurant, five-star hotel, wine bar or similar environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Australian and old-world classic wine styles - WSET or similar Sommelier qualifications desirable
  • You are confident when communicating with guests and capable of leading staff training initiatives
  • Detailed knowledge of premium spirits, liqueurs and beers
  • A current Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate
  • Professional restaurant skills including 3 plate carrying, discreet clearing, plate stacking & tray carrying
  • You are self-motivated, work well in a team and have excellent attention to detail
Salary & benefits:
  • Competitive salary plus attractive tips
  • Relocation assistance for interstate candidates  
  • Attractive career prospects with a leading hospitality group
  • Meals on duty, uniform expenses, generous employee discounts & benefits
  • Take your wine career to the next level working with highly respected Group Wine Director
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