• Full Time
  • Stellenbosch
  • 17 000 - R20 000 + Comm USD / Year
  • Salary: R17 000 - R20 000 + Comm


  • Town/City: Western Cape
  • State/Province: Stellenbosch
  • Postal Code: 2191

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Hospitality Recruitment Agency South Africa

Five Star / Fine Dining Restaurant in Stellenbosch, Western Cape s looking for an experienced Head Sommelier to suggest suitable wines to pair with dishes on the menu that fits their tastes and complement their food. The Head Sommelier should have a passion for wine and outstanding guest service skills.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• 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 stocktake of beverages and managing a healthy beverage cost
• 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
• Certificate from WSET Level 1/ Cape Wine Academy/ South African Sommelier association
• Preferably 2 – 3 years 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
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