Sommelier- North Cornwall

Location
Newquay
Salary
£19k per year + Exc Benefits
Posted
15 Mar 2018
Closes
12 Apr 2018
Ref
HM32574
Contact
Andy Davies
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client, an award winning Hotel, Spa and restaurant operation located on one of North Cornwall's most scenic beaches are seeking an outstanding individual to join our Food and Beverage team, serving and suggesting wine to complement their guest’s food choices.

The role:

They boast events facilities for up to 250, where weddings, conferences, private dining and a whole host of other special occasions take place.  The restaurant enjoys glorious views over this North Cornish Beach, with an outside Terrace and new Veranda there is no better setting to enjoy great food and service.

We take great pride in our high standards of service and our warm and genuine welcome from the whole team. Successful applicants will bring bags of personality to the team, and will have the ability to greet every guest with a smile.

Main responsibilities:

  • Selecting wines and beverages and pairing them to the food menu
  • Offering guidance to guests on their choice of wine to accompany dinner
  • Serving beverages at the correct temperature and in the correct manner
  • Assisting with other front of house restaurant tasks, such as food service assistance, till and billing operations and general support function
  • Ensuring the area in and around dispense is maintained in a clean and tidy condition
  • Cleaning glassware and other equipment such as trolleys, decanters, ice buckets, coasters and bottle holders
  • Working closely with the whole restaurant team to ensure the whole dining experience runs smoothly

Previous restaurant experience is an advantage and good wine knowledge and bar experience is essential. This is a full time role (45 hours per week) including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

What we need from you:
  • A thorough knowledge of wines and other drinks
  • A good palate for wine
  • Good communication and upselling skills
  • A willingness to work as part of a team
  • A strong commitment to customer service
  • Flexibility with workings hours

They believe their team are their most important asset in ensuring they remain at the top of their game and achieve their aspirations.

Offering an excellent starting salary and fantastic benefits including discounted gym membership, please send your cv in the first instance.

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