Head Sommelier

06 Feb 2017
24 Feb 2017
Job Level
Job Summary
The Head Sommelier is responsible to supervise the day-to-day operation of the hotel's wine stock. He maintains quality standards in conformity to Constance Moofushi Maldives corporate identity.

He also produces all wine orders as well as a monthly wine sales analysis.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities and duties for this position shall include, but not be limited to, the following areas and activities. At management discretion, direction may be given for tasks outside the scope of work described.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and control all wine organization and activities.
  • Apply and ensure application of standards and procedures as define in the operating manual.
  • Apply and ensure application of procedures and regulations concerning hygiene and safety as well as alcoholic beverage service.
  • Make sure that all material and equipment made available for wine service is correctly used and participates in inventory taking.
  • To be able to manage the wine service in the different outlets and to have product knowledge in wine and also other alcoholic beverages such as cocktails, beers and spirits.
  • To guide guests in their choice of wine to accompany their food and to advice them on any other accompaniments to a meal such as classic aperitifs, cocktails, cigars, digestives as well as liqueurs.
  • To compile the wine list.
  • To ensure that all stock deliveries are properly documented and stored to the correct temperature to prevent the minimum wastage.
  • To train other staff on wine knowledge.