Sommelier

  • Job Reference: xpress/pjw/8220
  • Date Posted: 30 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Xpress Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: edinburgh
  • Salary: £27,000 to £34,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus additional tips and company benefits
  • Sector: Pubs & Bar, Hotels, Restaurant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Place:  

Xpress are delighted to be working with one of our prestigious 5-star Edinburgh hotel clients. In this newly created position of Junior Sommelier (wine waiter) our client is looking to attract up and coming individual who have a passion for understand and appreciating luxury wines and working with outstanding world class wine and champagne houses across the world.

The Job: 

As Junior Sommelier you must be able to demonstrate that you have gained and established to date a solid grounding in the Bar, Cocktail and Luxury drinks arena to be considered for this role you must hold to date your PLH and at least an entry level Wset qualifications. Within this role you will be joining an existing award-winning team, and as junior Sommelier you job and role will be all about learning and developing your knowledge and skills under your mentor’s guidance the job will be based around the art of wine and champagne tastes, flavours, regional influences of weather soil as well as herbs and spices. Bringing all of this to the customer in an informative and creative manner this will ensure that all guests receive the highest level of wine and liquor service, preparation and presentation delivered in a luxury artful manner thus enhancing customers dining experience as well as assisting in complimenting the food menu with the paring of wines and liquors.

The Person:   

Ideally we are looking for someone that can demonstrate in their cv to date a passion and interest in fine wines and champagnes an individual that has a professional manner along with a character that can be discreet yet influencing to the customer. An individual that can bring the story around the province of the wine or champagne alive at the table.

The Rewards: 

Our client is looking to pay an attractive basic salary circa £27,000 plus outstanding performance related benefits; this is a great opportunity to grow a join an award winning employer and be part of a strong community employer.