Sommelier - Durban

  • MJM Recruitment
  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • May 10, 2017
Permanent Hospitality

Job Description

Minimum Requirements:

  A diploma in Hotel Management

  3-4 years’ experience as a Sommelier in a 4/5 star hotel

  Strong knowledge of wine service procedures



 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
  •          Knowing the proper way to store various types of wines
  •          Managing the inventory of the wine cellar
  •          Cultivating relationships with distributors and vintners
  •          Creating a diverse menu of wines at price points for all diners


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