Sommelier – 5* Hotel – Umhlanaga

Kendrick Recruitment is looking for a Sommelier for a 5 star hotel in Kwazulu-Natal.

Minimum Requirements:

•A diploma in Hotel Management

•3-4 years’ experience as a Sommelie r in a 4/5 star hotel

•Strong knowledge of wine service pr ocedures

Skills:

•Strong command of English combined  with good written skills

•Ability to work in a team

•Abi lity to up-sell, describe and recommend beverage products

Key Responsibilities:

•Responsible for promot ing  and maximizing beverage sales

•Follows and ensures that th e company beverage standards of service are being adhered

•Provides prompt, attentive and courteous service to  e very g uest

•Staying abreast of the latest trends in both the cu linary, and wine and spirits world

•Helping customers choo se the correct wine for a meal

•Planning the wine menu

• Decanting wines, especially red wines over 10 years old

•C hoosing and ordering wines that best fit the menu and patron s

•Knowing the proper way to store various types of wines

•Managing the inventory of the wine cellar

• Cultivating  relationships with distributors and vintners

•Creating a d iverse menu of wines at price points for all diners

To apply for this position, please complete the following criteria

  • CV in word format
  • Recent head and shoulders photo
  • 2 recent written references and contactable references from senior level
  • Copy of qualifications
  • Salary expectation (CTC)
  • Current salary
  • Notice period
  • Reason for applying for position and leaving current position

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