• Full Time
  • Stellenbosch
  • Negotiable USD / Year
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: RNegotiable


  • Street Address: Main
  • Town/City: Cape Town
  • State/Province: Western Cape
  • Postal Code: 7600

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Sommelier – Wine Estate – Stellenbosch

Our Client, an Up-market Restaurant is looking for an experienced Sommelier to suggest suitable wines to pair with dishes on the menu, that would suit their tastes and complement their food. The Sommelier should have a passion for wine and outstanding guest service skills.

Responsibilities:

Training of other restaurant staff
Pairing of food and wine with set menus, a la carte and special events
Conduct wine tasting for lodge guests and VIPs
Follow trends in the beverage industry and align the offering of beverages through trends
Ensure the presentation and temperature of all drinks are correct
Updating the wine list as necessary
Placing orders for all wines and other beverages
Meet with suppliers and find new and exciting wines to add to our portfolio
Ensure that the 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 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:

Certificate from Cape Wine Academy / WSET Level 2
Preferably 2 – 3 years wine tasting experience and applicable product knowledge
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
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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