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Sommelier & Wine Sales Assistant Maldives (Urgent)

Sommelier & Wine Sales Assistant needed in the Maldives.
Will be working under 2 superiors during the first phase. Main duties include sales and marketing of an international wine portfolio, basic wine training at resort islands along with relevant administrative tasks. We require a person that can travel and live in Male, the capital island of the Maldives for 2 years minimum. A person that has knowledge and an in-depth understanding on international wines, NOT only SA and new world wines. PR, administrative skills above the standard average is required, along with the ability to work in a close knit team. Fluent English is a must. The market is demanding in many ways and a well travelled individual that can easily adapt to a foreign culture will be best suited. Lots of travelling will be involved throughout the Maldives islands, sometimes 2-3 times a week, other times not at all for 2-3 weeks. Life in Male is not the picture perfect Maldives you see on postcards, so if you’re in it for a holiday, don’t bother to contact us. There will be a quiz on international wine knowledge as well as part of the interview process. Fixed salary of US$1800, increased to US$2000 after 3 months probation. If you are married with a family, best not to apply as Male is no place for a family unfortunately. Contact Ian Atkinson for more info on the package at : ianatkinson1612@gmail.com and attach your CV with a recent photograph.

Sommelier opportunities at 5star establishments

Michael Pettit & Associates (MPA) is a specialist hospitality recruitment company. We have excellent Sommelier opportunities available with 5 star establishments throughout South Africa.

Candidates must have a formal qualification, 1-2 years experience and a passion for wine.

To request further information or to apply please email us.
Send your CV in word format with a head and shoulders photo of yourself to mp.a@mweb.co.za

 

Junior Sommelier – President Hotel

You will be a good match for this position if you are a well-spoken (and preferably well-travelled) candidate with a passion for wine. You should be service orientated and exceptionally strong in Sales as this position entails great incentive opportunities based on upselling and sales margins met.
Your application will only be considered if you meet the minimum requirements below:

– A stable work history with at least 2 years in each position
– Good references for all of your previous employers
– We regret – South African resident applications only
– Formal related qualification
– Excellent F&B knowledge and South African wine knowledge
– Computer literate and very organised admin skills
Key Job functions :
– F&B service (functions etc.)
– Sales sales sales
– Hosting
– Wine service, tours, menus, training
To apply for this position, please forward to Dee Orrie at hr@presidenthotel.co.za

– Your updated CV in word or PDF format
– We are unable to assist you if you do not have excellent references from at least your last 3 consecutive employers
– A friendly, professional, clear head and shoulders photograph

Tasting Room Ambassador – Constantia

Well established wine farm in Constantia seeks a motivated, energetic and competent Tasting Room Ambassador.

The ideal candidate has to have at least minimum 2 years relevant experience in a similar position and has to have knowledge of wine. Grade 12 & Wine course with more than 1 years’ Wine and / or Sales experience. Speaks Afrikaans and English fluently. Job Description: Tasting Room Ambassador is responsible the day to day operations in the tasting room, this includes building brand awareness at tasting room, wine shows or functions, Always exceed guest expectations through service excellence. Identify new clients and client interests, ability to put clients at ease and interact with clients, able to identify new growth opportunities to increase brand and product awareness. Responsible for point of sale at tasting room.

Greet visitors and pour wines for tasting, Make recommendations to increase sales and services, Manage POS system and Office application systems, Complete all end of day and end of month reports. Support and monitor the tasting room areas to ensure that yearly budget projections are achieved. Monitor and assist with wine/non-wine inventories and general maintenance of the tasting room. Knowledge of brands being poured and company history. Assist with hospitality at special events as required. Job Requirements: Knowledge of the wine industry, excellent verbal and written communication skills, Strong analytical, Excellent organizational skills and the ability to follow through on projects with minimal supervision, Enthusiasm for wine in general and its products in particular, Relaxed, friendly and professional demeanour, Able to interact effectively with staff and other departments within the winery as well as agencies/vendors/customers. Only candidates with previous experience as Tasting Room Assistant will be considered.

Please contact Chantelle Johansson at chantelle@steenbergfarm.com

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sommelier – LUX Belle Mare Island Resort in Mauritius (Belle Mare – Mauritius – East coast)

This newly renovated 5*  property is looking for a qualified Sommelier, with either WSET Level 2  or a similar recognised qualification. The candidate should speak fluently English and preferably another languages such as French, German or Mandarin. He/She must be able to boost sales, manage stock, liaise with suppliers, train F&B personnel and host/conduct wine tastings for guests.

 

Salary ranges between US$ 1800,00 and US$ 2000,00 depending on qualifications.

Applicants can send their application to Girish Boyramboli Human Resources Manager at girish.boyramboli@luxbellemare.com

 

Commis Sommelier – Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

Job Summary:

This position requires a charismatic guest orientated sales person with great attention to detail and passion for wine, to assist the Hotel Sommelier to manage and control the wine selection, storage, sales and training for the Hotel.

Minimum Experience or Qualification:

  • Must have at least 1 years’ experience in food and beverage service
  • A proven interest and passion in wine
  • Good command of the English Language
  • Highly presentable
  • Able to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays

Key Performance Objectives:

  • To maximise revenue generating opportunities, whilst enhancing the guest service experience, through upselling, staff training and briefings.
  • To keep abreast of wine industry innovations, trends, new supplier and products at all times
  • To assist the Hotel Sommelier to:
    • Track and report on sales trends to the Food and Beverage Management Team
    • Ensure regular and continuous wine training and education for the whole food and beverage team
    • Ensure the winelist is updated three times a year within parameters and deadlines set by the Food and Beverage Manager and maintained within company guidelines
    • Ensure the vinoteque is stocked in accordance with par levels and function sheet requirements
    • Ensure that all stock movements are consistently updated on F’nBShop as well as ensure accurate stock take and control measures are in place and adhered to at all times
    • Ensure that all correspondence with suppliers, guests and other departments are dealt with in a 24 hour turnaround time.

Remuneration:

    • Basic salary
    • Portion of tips
    • Pension Fund
    • Medical aid option
    • Uniform
    • Staff Transport

Should this be of interest please apply by sending your CV to Robyn Eksteen, Human Resources Administrator at recruitment@12apostles.co.za