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Sommelier

  • Maldives, Asia
  • Attractive package + Monthly Service Charge

Inviting an experienced and successful Sommelier to join our team.

Lily Beach Resort & Spa, Maldives, is the winner of numerous international awards and recognitions. These accolades are a testament to the resort’s continued commitment to providing an excellent 5-star service to our guests, as well as an encouragement for the Lily Beach team to deliver an outstanding experience.

We are delighted that the resort has been crowned the winner in a wide range of competitions on the national, regional and international levels, which provides a reassurance that our guests’ every whim is taken care of and that every holiday at Lily Beach Resort & Spa exceeds expectations.

Lily Beach Resort & Spa is proud to be nominated for the World Travel Awards 2022 in the awards categories of Leading All-Inclusive Resort in the Maldives’ Leading All-Inclusive Resort, Maldives’ Leading Family Resort, and Indian Ocean’s Leading Family Resort.


Work location: Lily Beach Resort & Spa - https://www.lilybeachmaldives.com/


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform Sommelier duties at the resort
  • Adhere to set guidelines and standards including safety and hygiene standards
  • Monitor stock and ensure correct usage
  • 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
  • Training of other team members on wine knowledge
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations
  • Any other duties as instructed by Management

Qualifications:

  • > 5 yrs experience in similar role
  • Qualified sommelier
  • Fluency in verbal and written English
  • Guest oriented with focus on personalized service
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work under pressure in a diverse multicultural team
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Comfortable to live and work on the Island Resort

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