• Full Time
  • Stellenbosch , Capetown
  • 14 000 USD / Year
  • Salary: R14 000


  • Town/City: Stellenbosch
  • State/Province: Capetown
  • Postal Code: 7599

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Hospitality recruitment agency

Beautiful, Relais & Chateau wine estate in Stellenbosch is seeking an experienced Assistant Sommelier to suggest suitable wines to pair with dishes on the menu that fits their tastes and complement their food.

The Assistant Sommelier should have a passion for wine and outstanding guest service skills.

Responsibilities:

• Training of other restaurant staff
• Ensure presentation and temperature of all drinks are correct
• Updating wine list as necessary
• Placing order for all wines and other beverages
• Meet with suppliers and find new and exciting wines to add to our portfolio
• Ensure that wine service area is set up and ready for service
• Ensure that there is enough stock and equipment
• Ensure all equipment is in working order & report if not
• Conduct temperature checks
• Ensure all decanters are clean and in good repair
• Ensure a minimum loss through breakage, waste, theft and incorrect orders
• Monthly stock-take of beverages
• Promote guest satisfaction
• Adhere strictly to the provisions and regulations as contained in the Liquor Act (No. 59 of
2003) and other regulations as may be applicable to the sale of alcoholic beverages

Requirements:

• Grade 12 and certificate from Cape Wine Academy or WSET level 1
• Preferably 1-year wine tasting experience
• In depth knowledge of wines – grape varieties and regions, harvest times, climates, soils and wine making process and being able to communicate and explain this to guests
• Passionate about wine and the hospitality industry
• Applicable product knowledge
• Excellent interpersonal- & communication skills
• Strong customer service orientation
• Ability to maintain a professional working relationship with all departments
• Comfortable in dealing with very distinguished clientele
• Must be well-presented & enthusiastic
• Flexibility and Accountability

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