2 x Junior Sommelier Positions for 2 Tsogo Sun`s Hotels based in the Western Cape

Minimum Experience or Qualification:

  • Must have at least 1 years’ experience as a Wine Steward or Junior Sommelier.
  • A proven interest and passion in wine.
  • Minimum Cape Wine Academy “Wines of The World” Course.
  • Good command of the English Language.
  • Highly presentable.
  • Able to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays.

Key Performance Objectives:

  • Enhancing the guest`s wine service experience.
  • To keep abreast of wine industry innovations, trends.
  • Serving wine & champagne and ensuring regular top up during service.
  • Ensure that all drinks are served in the correct glasses, at the correct temperature.
  • Maintaining a high profile and tactful personal manner with guests during service times.
  • Offering after dinner drinks.
  • Assist with monthly stock takes and investigate discrepancies in conjunction with Sommelier.
  • Ensure that cellars are stocked (within par level quantities) and communicating shortages and ‘out of stocks’ to Sommelier.
  • Monitor temperature and humidity on daily basis, to ensure ideal conditions for serving wine.

Remuneration:

    1. Basic salary
    2. Medical aid option
    3. Uniform

 

  • Engaging guests in conversations about personal wine preferences, items on the food menu etc, resulting in wine recommendations, as opposed to mere order taking. This includes guided trips to the wine cellars.
  • Serving wine & champagne and ensuring regular top up during service
  • Ensure that all drinks are served in the correct glasses, at the correct temperature.
  • Maintaining a high profile and tactful personal manner with guests during service times
  • Offering after dinner drinks
  • Receiving, checking and unpacking orders from the Hotel Cellar – inform Sommelier of any discrepancies
  • Keep wine cellars in immaculate appearance and order.
  • Assist with monthly stock takes and investigate discrepancies in conjunction with Sommelier
  • Ensure that cellars are stocked (within par level quantities) and communicating shortages and ‘out of stocks’ to Sommelier
  • Monitor temperature and humidity on daily basis, to ensure ideal conditions for serving wine

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent knowledge about South African wines, wine regions and vineyards, varietals, vintages
  • Knowledge of bar set up and cocktails, beers, spirits
  • Knowledge of cellar management
  • Must be flexible
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent time management
  • Neat and presentable

Please contact: GEORGIO MELETIOU at Georgio.Meletiou@tsogosun.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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