Kendrick Recruitment are seeking an Assistant Sommelier for a luxury 5-star establishment in Hermanus. This is a live-out position and salary on offer is R16,000 per month.


  • Work with international guests in a professional, yet unassuming environment.

The main purpose of the Assistant sommelier is to provide a specialized service to the lodges in terms of wine presentation and service.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Wine service during meals times.
  • Hosting of guests for wine tours, food & wine pairing menus and tutored tastings.
  • General admin work regarding wine stock purchases and cellar management.
  • This included monthly stock take and store room management.
  • Maintenance & appearance of wine cellar and display rooms.
  • Wine and beverage training with Front of House staff.
  • •Assist with F&B service for large functions / weddings and therefore a basic knowledge of other alcoholic drinks and cocktails will be an advantage.

Candidates should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Basic international wine course, WSET level 2/3
  • Computer literate. Excel, word documents, emails
  • Experience in hospitality / guest interactions and service
  • Valid SA driver’s license
  • Strong sales skills
  • Sound wine knowledge
  • Physically able to transfer wine & stamina
  • Organised and excellent admin skills
  • A developmental approach to staff
  • Excellent personal presentation

If you meet the minimum requirements mentioned above, then send us your CV today… Good Luck!

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