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Sommelier

Geneva, Switzerland, Genève, Switzerland

Sommelier

  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Food & Beverage Division
  • Full time

MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL GROUP

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences located in prime destinations around the world. Increasingly recognized for creating some of the world's most sought-after properties, the Group provides 21st century luxury with oriental charm. Above all, Mandarin Oriental is renowned for creating unique hotels through distinctive design and a strong sense of place, luxury hotels right for their time and place.

Mandarin Oriental, Geneva is opening a new, fine-dining restaurant and for this high-end Japanese lifestyle concept, we are recruiting a Sommelier

Main Responsibilities: 

  • To manage the wine, liqueurs, spirits and drinks par stock level
  • In charge of the perfect condition of the glasses washing area
  • Recommend guests the best possible and suitable wine to complement the food.
  • Contribute to the daily food and beverage sales through suggestive selling
  • Serve all wine orders in a professional manner using the correct equipment and following the hotel standard procedures
  • Check on guest satisfaction on service, food and beverage quality
  • Record guest preference
  • Ensure the wine list is up-to-date
  • Persistently maintain an exceptional high level of wine service and correct the unfulfilled elements if necessary
  • Support other outlets where needed in terms of wine training
  • Support the marketing and promotion for the Restaurant and taking up special wine related projects
  • Complete any reports as instructed by the Head Sommelier
  • Assist the Head Sommelier in monitoring the stock of wines by introducing a proper wine management system, whilst updating wine lists with correct spelling, vintages & prices

Job Requirements:

  • 2-3 years' relevant experience
  • Holder of WSET Certificate is preferred with strong knowledge of wine & sake
  • Experience in a high-volume restaurant with highest levels of service is preferred
  • Fluent in French & English mandatory
  • Standards driven and motivational leader
  • The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion for service, food, lots of flair and creativity
  • You will have exceptional inter-personal, management and organizational skills.
  • Must be of smart appearance with excellent personal hygiene standards

 Please note this is a full-time permanent position 

Benefits:

We provide a comprehensive Benefits Package which includes

  • meals whilst on duty
  • Guest Hotel experience for employees
  • Discounted Room Nights
  • Discount at F&B Outlets
  • 43 Paid Holidays including Bank & Public Holidays
  • Colleague recognition and reward programmes
  • Exciting range of learning and development programmes
  • Regular colleague social and wellbeing events
  • Opportunities for promotion and transfer across the group

You can expect a modern and very personal work environment as well as multiple development potentialities within the hotel and the Mandarin Oriental Group. Our in-house Learning and Developing Manager takes care of the best possible professional development, which is individually matched to our employees.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who possess the right attitude and passion to drive this exciting new opening forward and wow our guests!  If this is you, then apply here now!

 

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