The typical sommelier job reports to: F&B Manager

Minimum Requirements:

A diploma in Hotel Management
3-4 years’ experience as a Sommelier Job in a 4/5 star hotel
Strong knowledge of wine service procedures


Strong command of English combined with good written skills
Ability to work in a team
Ability to up-sell, describe and recommend beverage products

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for promoting and maximizing beverage sales
Follows and ensures that the company beverage standards of service are being adhered
Provides prompt, attentive and courteous service to every guest
Staying abreast of the latest trends in both the culinary, and wine and spirits world
Helping customers choose the correct wine for a meal
Planning the wine menu
Food and wine pairing alongside the executive chef
Decanting wines, especially red wines over 10 years old
Choosing and ordering wines that best fit the menu and patrons
Knowing the proper way to store various types of wines
Managing the inventory of the wine cellar
Cultivating relationships with distributors and vintners
Creating a diverse menu of wines at price points for all diners
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