Sommelier Permanent

4499583 Tourism 08 Sep 2019
myRecruit Durban
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Job Summary
Position for Sommelier
Job Description
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.

Minimum Requirements:
•A diploma or related qualification in Hotel Management.
•3-4 years’ experience as a Sommelier in a 4/5 star hotel.
•Local or International Wine and Beverage Service Qualifications.
•Strong knowledge of wines and wine service

•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
•Decanting wines, especially red wines over 10 years old.
•Choosing and ordering wines that best fit the menu and patrons.

Key Skills / Requirements
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