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Head Sommelier

  • Maldives, Asia
  • Unspecified

Welcome to the Emerald Maldives, a 5-star Deluxe All-Inclusive Resort and a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World. Located on the Raa Atoll, in the northern part of the Maldives archipelago, this Deluxe All-Inclusive Resort is surrounded by 1.5 kms of soft white sand on a lush private 20 hectares island and features 120 villas, 60 of which are located on the island and 60 directly on the sea.


  • 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.

    ?Manage and oversee the wine service in the different outlets and possess exceptional 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 work closely with the Sommeliers to compile the wine list.

    ?Ensure and oversee that all stock deliveries are properly documented and stored to the correct temperature to prevent the minimum wastage.

    ?To work with the Sommeliers in training other staff on wine knowledge

    ?Entertain guests as approved by management at the cellar and outlets only

    ?Conform to the cellar closing times as outlined by the management

    ?Manage the cigar inventory with zero errors

    ?Record all hotel sample wines received and maintain updated records at all times with zero errors

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