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Head Sommelier - Premium Dining - Hobart

Job Title: Head Sommelier - Premium Dining - Hobart
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hobart
Industry:
Salary: Attractive pkg + relocation assistance
Reference: 803819
Contact Email: jonathan@mondaygroup.com.au
Job Published: December 04, 2018 20:15

Job Description

Centrally located in beautiful Hobart, 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 and are seeking career growth as a professional Sommelier, this could be the role for you.
  
The role:
  • Reporting to the F&B 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 colleagues through an extensive wine list of over 600 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 worked for a minimum of 2-3 years in a premium restaurant, five-star hotel, wine bar or similar environment, serving wine
  • Ideally, you have existing WSET or similar Sommelier qualifications, or on your way to gaining these
  • With a developed knowledge of Australian and old-world classic styles of wine, you are confident when communicating details to guests
  • A 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 an excellent attention to detail
Salary & benefits:
  • Competitive salary plus tips
  • Relocation assistance for interstate candidates  
  • Attractive career prospects with a highly respected hospitality group
  • Meals on duty, uniform expenses, generous employee discounts & benefits
  • Take your wine career to the next level working with one of the best lists in the country (three glass rating Gourmet Traveller Food Awards!)
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THE MONDAY GROUP are defining a new generation of executive recruitment and talent solutions for the events, hospitality & leisure industries.

With consultants in Sydney and Melbourne, we are a team of modern recruiters who value relationships and possess deep industry networks.

Harnessing savvy talent sourcing techniques, we place mid to senior level professionals into a broad range of career and leadership positions.

Beyond recruitment, we provide businesses with a range of bespoke HR & business consulting services which assist our clients engage their employees and retain top talent.