The Sommelier is responsible to supervise the day-to-day operation of the hotel's wine stock. Maintains quality standards in conformity to Constance Lemuria. He/She also produces all wine orders as well as a monthly wine sales analysis.
Duties And Responsibilities:
Plan, coordinate and control all wine organization and activities.
Apply and ensure application of standards and procedures as define in the standard operating manual.
Apply and ensure application of procedures and regulations concerning hygiene and safety as well as alcoholic beverage service.
Make sure that all materials and equipment made available for wine service are correctly used and participate accordingly in inventory process.
Be able to manage the wine service in the different outlets and have product knowledge in wine and also other alcoholic beverages such as cocktails, beers and spirits.
Guide guests in their choice of wine to accompany their food and advise them on any other accompaniments to a meal such as classic aperitifs, cocktails, cigars, digestives as well as liqueurs.
Advise guests on wines based on their personal tastes and food choices.
Inform guests about different varieties of wines and prices.
Ensure wines are served at the right temperature and within the proper glassware.
Store open bottles properly to maintain strong taste.
Manage wine cellar and ensure same is replenished accordingly.
Negotiate purchase prices with wine vendors.
Organize wine tasting days or "wine of the month" events.
Create and update the wine list in coordination with Chefs and the Head Sommelier.
Ensure that all stock deliveries are properly documented and stored to the correct temperature to prevent minimum wastage.
Assist the Head Sommelier in training of other team members on wine knowledge.
Comply with all health and safety regulations.
Any other cognate duties as instructed by Head Sommelier or Management.
A minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar position in a Luxury Resort
Good wine knowledge & hotel operations
Shall possess good leadership skills
Diploma in Wine or in a related field will be an added advantage
Fluent in English and French, both verbal and written
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