A well-established 5 star hotel in the Durban North area is looking for a Sommelier . Must be in the same role within a 4/5 star hotel.
â€¢A diploma or related qualification in Hotel Management.
â€¢3-4 yearsâ€™ experience as a Sommelier in a 4/5 star hotel.
â€¢Local or International Wine and Beverage Service Qualifications.
â€¢Strong knowledge of wines and wine service
â€¢Strong command of English combined with good written skills.
â€¢Ability to work in a team.
â€¢Ability to up-sell, describe and recommend beverage products.
â€¢Responsible for promoting and maximizing beverage sales
â€¢Follows and ensures that the company beverage standards of service are being adhered
â€¢Provides prompt, attentive and courteous service to every guest .
â€¢Staying abreast of the latest trends in both the culinary, and wine and spirits world
â€¢Helping customers choose the correct wine for a meal
â€¢Planning the wine menu
â€¢Decanting wines, especially red wines over 10 years old.
â€¢Choosing and ordering wines that best fit the menu and patrons.