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Sommelier - The Aubrey

London, United Kingdom

Sommelier - The Aubrey

  • London
  • Food & Beverage Division
  • Full time

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Front of House team as Sommelier at one of London’s most anticipated restaurant openings of the year, The Aubrey. The restaurant is being created as a partnership between Maximal Concepts and Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London. Maximal Concepts is an award winning restaurant organisation based in Hong Kong-that has since expanded to locations including Singapore, Las Vegas and Vancouver. U.K. 

Opening in early 2022, The Aubrey will be a Japanese Izakaya & Bar concept with 122 covers and a private dining room serving lunch, dinner and late night drinks. Our menu will showcase classic dishes from Japanese cuisine, in interpretations that adapt and change with the seasons, with a focus on sustainable, locally sources produce. The Aubrey London will create a fully immersive experience where art and design meets high quality drinks and an innovative dining experience. 

We are looking for engaging, passionate and kind food & beverage professionals to bring this new concept to life. Previous experience in a similar role and within a fast paced environment would be a distinct advantage. You will learn from some of the best in the industry. We encourage personal development and opportunities to grow within Mandarin Oriental are endless.

You will be able to embody five-star service and our Oriental heritage. A passion and interest in Japanese beverage and service is desirable alongside a genuine desire to provide a welcoming, tailored and unforgettable experience for our guests.

You will hold or be working towards a professional wine qualification and have some experience as a sommelier. 

About the role:

  • You can work in a high-paced environment and deliver a personalised experience for all guests
  • Build up rapport with guests and deliver an unforgettable and enchanting experience for our guests 
  • Become an expert on the wine menu and have a passion for Japanese beverage and service style

We offer our colleagues benefits including:

  • Competitive salary within the luxury London hospitality industry
  • Team member discounts on hotel stays and dining across the group
  • Free laundry and complimentary meals whilst on duty
  • Colleague recognition and reward programmes
  • An exciting range of learning and development programmes
  • Opportunities for promotion and transfers across the group
  • Colleague social events and wellness programmes


In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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