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Assistant Sommelier Trainee

Madrid, Spain, Madrid, Spain

Assistant Sommelier Trainee

  • Madrid, Spain
  • Food & Beverage Division
  • Internship
  • Closing date: Oct 7 2021 at 05:55 HKT

With more than 300 colleagues, we are seeking Sommelier with the passion to deliver the best service and exceed our guest’s expectations.

The Company

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most prestigious hotels and resorts.  The Group now operates or has under development 41 hotels with more than 11,000 rooms in 25 countries in key business and leisure destinations.

The Hotel

Renowned Parisian designers Gilles & Boissier, have created a sophisticated residential design for the 100 rooms and 53 suites, including several one-of-a-kind specialty suites, featuring unique design elements inspired by the hotel’s historic connections to the city, Spanish culture and art.

With a stunning and meticulous restoration that celebrates César Ritz’s pioneering spirit, a prestigious central location, five restaurants and bars overseen by one of Spain’s most celebrated chefs and exceptional leisure and wellness facilities, Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid is set to become the city’s most luxurious hotel.

Assist the Head Sommelier and the rest of the colleagues in the restaurant: 

  • Have a good understanding of the outlet’s concept and food and beverage offerings and be able to verbally explain those to guests.
  • Ensure that mise en place is completed shift to shift and during service in order to provide an efficient service. This includes cleaning tasks in front and back of house as well as polishing and assembling of equipment.
  • Be able to operate the required steps on the point of sales system in order to process food and beverage orders.
  • Up-sell services and products to our guests always, enhancing service and generating increased revenue.
  • Conserve all outlet equipment and utensils in good conditions by proper day to day handling of all applicable utensils and by carrying out required side duties as assigned.
  • Assist in picking up all required stocks, including linen, beverage, dried goods and others and arrange them accordingly. 
  • Any other reasonable tasks as assigned by the restaurant manager.
  • Create moments to surprise and delight guests in the Restaurants through gestures and other actions.
  • Taking reservations accurately where necessary while keeping track of guest’s preferences
  • Greeting and seating guests according to MO standards
  • Ensuring guest satisfaction
  • Handling special requests from guests and VIPs
  • Bidding guests farewell
  • Anticipating the guests' needs



  • You are a student of a Higher National Diploma in Hospitality/Hotel/Business Management.
  • Chance to sign an internship agreement with your school.
  • Ability to understand guest needs and to deliver superior customer service.
  • Ability to understand effective approaches of communication with different individuals.
  • Good command in Spanish & English, knowledge in other languages is an advantage.



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